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New features for OpenKomodo

By Todd Whiteman, February 11, 2008

With the upcoming Komodo 4.3 release (we've just released Alpha builds), check out the new Find/Replace functionality now included in OpenKomodo:

Find and Replace changes

The Komodo Find/Replace dialog has been completely redesigned, unifying the old Find/Replace and "Find in Files" dialog, to make it easier to use. As part of this re-write some new features have been added, like the ability to search in a given project!

Komodo 4.3 in testing

By Shane Caraveo, February 8, 2008

It's been a chunk of time since the last update to 4.2, but we've got an alpha out this week for 4.3.

Perl Dev Kit gets ActivePerl 5.10 support

By Jeff Hobbs, February 6, 2008

ActiveState updated Perl Dev Kit (PDK) to 7.1, to add support for Perl 5.10 (in addition to the 5.6 and 5.8 support). PDK is the essential tool suite for Perl developers that facilitates the creation and deployment of professional Perl...

ActiveState updated Perl Dev Kit (PDK) to 7.1, to add support for Perl 5.10 (in addition to the 5.6 and 5.8 support).

PDK is the essential tool suite for Perl developers that facilitates the creation and deployment of professional Perl applications.

Easy come, easy go ...

By Jeff Hobbs, February 6, 2008

A lament to my stuff ... I had the unfortunate experience of being broken into the other week. I must say that the police did a good job in coming around, taking statements and fingerprints, but they found the alleged...

A lament to my stuff ...

Ready, Set, Go! Perl Code Contest Starts Soon

By , February 5, 2008

Consider the Microsoft Scripting Games a scripting mini Olympics, if you will. Thousands of entries submitted by contestants around the world will flood into the Scripting Guys' corner—ok, email inbox—over the course of two weeks starting February 15. It's a...

Consider the Microsoft Scripting Games a scripting mini Olympics, if
you will. Thousands of entries submitted by contestants around the
world will flood into the Scripting Guys' corner—ok, email inbox—over

Pseudo-debugging Komodo JavaScript macros

By , February 2, 2008

Another link to the ActiveState community site... this article is at http://community.activestate.com/pseudo-debugging-komodo-javascript-macros

Another link to the ActiveState community site... this article is at
http://community.activestate.com/pseudo-debugging-komodo-javascript-macros

German Perl Workshop

By , January 30, 2008

Are you a Perl developer living in Germany? If so, then the German Perl Workshop (Deutscher Perl Workshop) is the event to attend on February 13, 2008. The event will be hosted at Regionales Rechenzentrum Erlangen of Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg,...

Are you a Perl developer living in Germany? If so, then the German Perl Workshop (Deutscher Perl Workshop) is the event to attend on February 13, 2008.

Coding Like it's 1982: The RubyCamp Writeup

By , January 28, 2008

I took a break from working on Komodo to build a rough Google Maps API app with Rails, and presented it at Vancouver RubyCamp this past weekend. Along the way I found several annoying slowdowns, and presented some of the...I took a break from working on Komodo to build a rough Google Maps API app with Rails, and presented it at Vancouver RubyCamp this past weekend. Along the way I found several annoying slowdowns, and presented some of the techniques I used to solve them.

Exploring Firefox Event Objects without Debugging

By , January 24, 2008

For such a powerful tool, Firefox/Mozilla's event objects aren't very well documented. I still haven't found one definitive, concise source of all the docs I need. Mozilla is so huge, "definitive and concise" is most likely a contradiction in terms....

For such a powerful tool, Firefox/Mozilla's event objects aren't very
well documented. I still haven't found one definitive, concise source
of all the docs I need. Mozilla is so huge, "definitive and concise"
is most likely a contradiction in terms. So when I need to get to the

Komodo: It Seems to Not Suck

By , January 24, 2008

Well, gosh, we're absolutely blushing pink with the generous compliments from the upbeat "We're Hosed (Won't Be The Last time)" blog. Seriously, "Komodo: It Seems to Not Suck" would be pretty cool for our next OSCON t-shirt, no? Us hosers...

Well, gosh, we're absolutely blushing pink with the generous compliments from the upbeat "We're Hosed (Won't Be The Last time)" blog.