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Face-to-face with Komodo and Dracula

By Shane Caraveo, April 7, 2008

I've a couple speaking engagements lined up over the next couple months. The first is at LinuxFest Northwest where I'll be talking about the Open Komodo project. We had a table setup there last year, and a couple talks.

MozCamp at OpenWeb Vancouver

By Shane Caraveo, April 7, 2008

We've organized a small get together of XUL app developers in BC who are attending the OpenWeb Vancouver conference. Here's the details for anyone who might be interested, hope to see you there! MozCamp Vancouver, Sunday April 13, 12pm to...

We've organized a small get together of XUL app developers in BC who are attending the OpenWeb Vancouver conference.  Here's the details for anyone who might be interested, hope to see you there!

MozCamp Vancouver, Sunday April 13, 12pm to 5pm

Change 1236

By , April 4, 2008

Today Todd committed change 1236 to the Open Komodo tree, which to me is a particularly significant change for a couple of reasons:

Ruby & Python Conference in Poland

By , April 2, 2008

RuPy (Ruby and Python Conference) will take place on April 12–13 in Poznan, Poland. Organized by a GIK (Grupa Informatyczno-Kulturalna) association, this second annual event is dedicated to facilitating the exchange of experiences and knowledge among Central and Eastern European...


RuPy (Ruby and Python Conference)
will take place on April 12–13 in Poznan, Poland.
Organized by a GIK (Grupa Informatyczno-Kulturalna) association, this second annual event is
dedicated to facilitating the exchange of experiences and knowledge among Central and

The Community Site gets Chameleoned!

By , April 1, 2008

We just flicked the switch to turn on the new, unified ActiveState theme system for the ActiveState Community Site. Cache-allowing, you can see the results here.

Spring is in the air...?

By Kendra Penrose, March 28, 2008

Spring is being very clever today in Vancouver - disguising itself as snowflakes! Good thing we have some fresh news. The ActivePerl PPM repository is now available for users running ActivePerl 5.10 on Windows x64 (64-bit) systems. In addition to...

Spring is being very clever today in Vancouver - disguising itself as snowflakes! Good thing we have some fresh news.

The
ActivePerl PPM repository is now available for users running ActivePerl 5.10 on Windows x64 (64-bit)
systems.

TODO helper update

By Todd Whiteman, March 27, 2008

The todo helper extension, useful for finding those todo markers inside your source files has now been updated to work in conjunction with the new "Find in Project" functionality brought in by Komodo 4.3.

You can find the extension here:
http://community.activestate.com/forum/todo-extension

Special thanks to Renato Rodrigues (RRaver) for making some great contributions to this open source extension!

Get with the flow

By , March 27, 2008

Recently I gave a talk at the PHP Conference which centered around strategies for implementing multi-media / RIA like features in web applications using open web standards as much as possible. One of the key points of this was:

How to Remove a Stubborn MSI

By , March 26, 2008

Disclaimer: I'm not an expert at the Windows Installer technology, but this solution should be safer than mucking with registry entries and private files. Maybe you shouldn't try this at home, but it worked for me. Windows Installer is close...

Disclaimer:  I'm not an expert at the Windows Installer technology, but this solution should be safer than mucking with registry entries and private files.  Maybe you shouldn't try this at home, but it worked for me.

Presentation Tip: Haml Rocks!

By , March 25, 2008

2008 is the year of the talk for me. Next week I'll be speaking on OpenKomodo and Ruby in Scandinavia. Later this spring I'll be giving some tips on speeding up Ajax code at the Vancouver OpenWeb conference, and I'll...

2008 is the year of the talk for me.