What do homebuilders have in common with developers?20110803172818

What do homebuilders have in common with developers?

Angie HirataAugust 3, 2011, , , , ,
When we speak to ISVs, aerospace/defense contractors, or hardware manufacturers that have software interfaces – many of them like to use languag...
ActivePerl: system requirement or “batteries included”?20101117020428

ActivePerl: system requirement or “batteries included”?

Angie HirataNovember 17, 2010, , ,
As many of you know, ActivePerl has been popular with system administrators and developers for some time. One of the things this has resulted in is ma...
Much love for Komodo IDE 6 – thanks for sharing your feedback!20101110184452

Much love for Komodo IDE 6 – thanks for sharing your feedback!

Angie HirataNovember 10, 2010, , , ,
If you haven’t tried or bought the newly released Komodo IDE 6 already, what are you waiting for? eWeek just named it to this month’s Prod...
Deployment & distribution: PerlApp or ActivePerl OEM?20100827130127

Deployment & distribution: PerlApp or ActivePerl OEM?

Angie HirataAugust 27, 2010, , ,
With thousands of people downloading ActivePerl and Perl Dev Kit to get started with creating applications or scripts with Perl, one of the questions ...
Perl 5.12: Ready to Make the Move?20100813190904

Perl 5.12: Ready to Make the Move?

Angie HirataAugust 13, 2010,
Last week we hosted a webinar on Perl called “Keeping up with Perl: development, upgrade and deployment options for Perl 5.12 “, where 79%...
How to Sell Enterprise Language Distributions to Your Boss20100809132828

How to Sell Enterprise Language Distributions to Your Boss

In working with Perl, Python, and Tcl developers in companies, many have a strong preference for using the ActiveState versions of these dynamic langu...
Pay Attention to Your Open Source Software Licenses20100713145548

Pay Attention to Your Open Source Software Licenses

Two times in June this year, ActiveState hosted legal webinars from expert open source lawyers to discuss some of the main legal issues surrounding op...
Saving the world from economic collapse with Python?20100624021216

Saving the world from economic collapse with Python?

Angie HirataJune 24, 2010, , , ,
Today we announced that ActivePython now includes NumPy,SciPy, and matplotlib in ActivePython Business, Enterprise, and OEM Editions. What does this m...
Top 10 Quotes from OSBC 2010 and What It Means for Open Source Developers20100322154850

Top 10 Quotes from OSBC 2010 and What It Means for Open Source Developers

Angie HirataMarch 22, 2010, ,
After meeting with and sitting in on speaker sessions at OSBC 2010, here are the top quotes we heard – from speakers, audience participants, and other...
Over 60% using dynamic languages in mission-critical applications20100301173924

Over 60% using dynamic languages in mission-critical applications

In our blog post a few weeks ago entitled “What Managers don’t know about their developers using open source components“, we discuss...