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ActiveTcl is a team player

By Kendra Penrose, February 27, 2008

Read our latest Success Story and find out why Nallatech, leading supplier in High Performance FPGA Computing, considers ActiveState part of their team.

Read our latest Success Story and find out why Nallatech, leading supplier in High Performance FPGA Computing, considers ActiveState part of their team.

The Impatient Developer's Guide to Writing Python Nose Plugins

By , February 22, 2008

Again, I've got the too-many-blogs problem. Code blocks look better on the ActiveState community site, so I've posted the article there, at http://community.activestate.com/impatient-developers-guide-writing-pyth... The synopsis: writing and installing Nose plugins is easy. Who knew?

Again, I've got the too-many-blogs problem. Code blocks look better on the

$300 for a Komodo extension

By Shane Caraveo, February 21, 2008

Turdhead.com is offering up a bounty for a Komodo (ok, alternatively jEdit) extension. They're offering $300 to the best ActionScript extension for Open Komodo *or* jEdit.

Wanted: your feedback on Komodo unit-testing support

By , February 20, 2008

We shipped an alpha of Komodo 4.3 last week, fixed a couple of bugs in the new unit-testing framework, and are looking for more feedback on how the feature works, and where you want us to take it.

Let the games begin!

By Kendra Penrose, February 18, 2008

The 2008 Winter Scripting Games that is. Running from February 15 - March 3, 2008. It’s the third annual Scripting Games, the biggest scripting competition of the year! As a matter of fact, it’s most likely the biggest scripting competition...

The 2008 Winter Scripting Games that is. Running from February 15 - March 3, 2008.

Vancouver Open Web Conference: Register now!

By , February 16, 2008

I'm happy to announce we now have a robust set of approved talks for the Open Web conference coming this April ( with more talks to come! ) and have launched registration. Here's the meat of the matter:

Drupal 6.0 released!

By , February 15, 2008

Looks like the vast internet conspiracy of awesomness knwon as Drupal has spawned a new version 6.0, ready to manage content and all that. Big changes are afoot this spring in terms of consolidating our Komodo web properties and I have no doubt that Drupal 6 will play a big part.

Feed frenzy

By , February 13, 2008

Hello Planet ActiveState!

In case you're subscribed to the PAC feed and wondering where all those blog posts came from last night, no I didn't post 7 times in a single day. We finally got around to getting my blog subscribed correctly into Planet, and it got overzealous and grabbed everything from the last month or two.

The Spring Conference Schedule

By , February 12, 2008

It looks like I've got a busy dance card this spring for conferences! I'll be either giving talks at and/or arganizing one conference a month until June:

March 12-14, PHP Quebec has invited me to speak at their annual conference in Montreal. I'm particularly excited about this one as I've never been to Montreal, but my Fiancee went to school there and is constantly raving about the food, the culture, the techno...

Extend Firefox Contest Winners

By , February 12, 2008

Great news for Tony Farndon (UK), Massimiliano Mira (Italy), and Jay Meattle (USA). They're the grand prize winners of Extend Firefox 2. They beat out over 100 other entries to capture the Ultimate Firefox Developer Kit, which includes: travel and...

Great news for Tony Farndon (UK), Massimiliano Mira (Italy), and Jay Meattle (USA). They're the grand prize winners of Extend Firefox 2. They beat out over 100 other entries to capture the Ultimate Firefox Developer Kit, which includes: