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XML+CSS+Komodo==Cool Document Preview

By Shane Caraveo, January 6, 2008

A number of times recently I've had the idea of preview-ability for different XML formats come up. Komodo has a simple browser preview built into it, and can show the preview in a split pane.

Smart stuff for Educational Institutions & Partners

By , January 4, 2008

There are long-awaited new resources available on the ActiveState website—just in time for back to school. Education Educational institutions will find all the details about getting ActiveState dev tools for themselves or their schools, and students can learn how to...

There are long-awaited new resources available on the ActiveState website—just in time for back to school.

Mozpad and Community

By Shane Caraveo, December 31, 2007

For those who don't follow the Mozilla community closely, MozPad is a group of XUL application developers brought together to discuss issues around the XUL platform. It was started last year, had some early momentum but has been relatively quite...

For those who don't follow the Mozilla community closely, MozPad is a group of XUL application developers brought together to discuss issues around the XUL platform.  It was started last year, had some early momentum but has been relatively quite the past three months.

Open Web Conference: Talk submission date extended to january 15th

By , December 31, 2007

After a slow last week of talk submissions and some griping from people that Christmas is too busy to think about talks, we've decided to extend your talk submission deadline for another 2 weeks or so to January 15th:

http://www.openwebvancouver.ca/node/add/talk

JIT PHP debugging in Komodo

By , December 31, 2007

If you do a lot of PHP remote debugging in Komodo, a neat trick you should try out is enabling the JIT remote mode in Xdebug. You don't need to do this in your php.ini, just pase this one liner into your index.php:

Open Web 2008 Call for Speakers Extended!

By , December 31, 2007

Resolve to share your expertise and insights at the Open Web 2008 conference, presented by the Vancouver PHP User Group Monday, April 14 and Tuesday April 15th at the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre (VCEC). The deadline has been extended...

Resolve to share your expertise and insights at the Open Web 2008
conference, presented by the Vancouver PHP User Group Monday, April 14

Last Day to Go Pro and Save!

By , December 31, 2007

The ActivePerl and ActiveTcl Pro Studio packages are only on sale until the end of day today: new subscriptions, upgrades from Komodo IDE, Perl Dev Kit (PDK), or Tcl Dev Kit (TDK), and even renewals are $50 off! Hurry, offer...

The ActivePerl and ActiveTcl Pro Studio packages are only on sale until the end of day today: new subscriptions, upgrades from Komodo IDE, Perl Dev Kit (PDK), or Tcl Dev Kit (TDK), and even renewals are $50 off! Hurry, offer ends at year end.

there is still time left...

By Kendra Penrose, December 26, 2007

..to take advantage of our site-wide Pro Studio sale - big savings if you buy, upgrade or renew to Pro Studio today! ActiveState's Pro Studio is an integrated toolkit for Perl or Tcl development, including the latest releases of the...

..to take advantage of our site-wide Pro Studio sale - big savings if you buy, upgrade or renew to Pro Studio today!

Expecting Coal? Win the Ultimate Firefox Developer Kit instead

By , December 24, 2007

Even if you've been naughty, you could cash in on the Ultimate Firefox Developer Kit with your fabulous extension for the Extend Firefox 2 contest! Travel and accommodation to a Mozilla Developer Day of the winner's choice, anywhere in the...

Even if you've been naughty, you could cash in on the Ultimate Firefox Developer Kit with your fabulous extension for the Extend Firefox 2 contest!

Steve Yegge on JavaScript as an IDE Extension Language for Emacs

By , December 21, 2007

I recently discovered that Steve Yegge is blogging again at http://steve-yegge.blogspot.com/. His essays are usually a must-read -- you won't find a better explanation of what's wrong with Java than his Execution in the Kingdom of Nouns.