A Komodo Toolbox for the Next Generation20101122080000

A Komodo Toolbox for the Next Generation

Eric PromislowNovember 22, 2010commands, ide, komodo, komodo 6, macros
The new toolbox in Komodo 6 (available in Komodo IDE and Komodo Edit) has addressed several concerns we and many of our customers have had over the ye...
Rx 2.0 for Komodo 6.020101102221603

Rx 2.0 for Komodo 6.0

Eric PromislowNovember 2, 2010javascript, komodo ide 6, perl, php, python, regex, regular expressions, ruby, rx toolkit
Komodo’s Rx Toolkit is a debugger for pattern-matching. It lets you tweak patterns (or regular expressions, also known as “regexes”,...
Introducing Komodo IDE’s Database Explorer20101025164622

Introducing Komodo IDE’s Database Explorer

Eric PromislowOctober 25, 2010database, extension, komodo, komodo 6, komodo ide
Data. It's everywhere. We leave a trail of it everywhere we go, both on the web, and in real life, and these days there aren't many applications that ...
ActiveState Komodo 6, Projects, Extensions and You20100714235016

ActiveState Komodo 6, Projects, Extensions and You

Eric PromislowJuly 14, 2010api, extensions, komodo, macros
With the second beta of Komodo 6, you're going to see a few changes to the project system. For years, the project system has served triple duty as...
Yet Another Book Review of Intellectual Property and Open Source20100615232638

Yet Another Book Review of Intellectual Property and Open Source

Eric PromislowJune 15, 2010artistic license, book, intellectual property, law, open source
No, we aren’t rerunning blog posts during the summer. We published a review by Romuald Restout of this book last January. It’s worth readi...
Talking Vantrash.ca: A Case Study of how Open Data Needs Open Source20100412070000

Talking Vantrash.ca: A Case Study of how Open Data Needs Open Source

Eric PromislowApril 12, 2010open data, open source, perl
“Open Data” has been the flavor of the year. While ten years ago most people were content to access their favorite government-issued pamph...
How to Unpickle Komodo’s “xmlc” files20090327191053

How to Unpickle Komodo’s “xmlc” files

Eric PromislowMarch 27, 2009komodo
A customer wondered how to get at the state information Komodo saves between sessions. There are three files in saved in the profile directory: prefs....
Want Something? Pull a Trigger20090211191410

Want Something? Pull a Trigger

Eric PromislowFebruary 11, 2009komodo
Although there’s been a disconcerting spike in gang-related shootings here in Vancouver, this article is talking about Komodo’s triggers, ...
Komodo macro for automatically finishing img tags20081014170951

Komodo macro for automatically finishing img tags

Eric PromislowOctober 14, 2008komodo
You know how you’re supposed to add the height and width attributes to an img tag? I know, I know, this is the sort of thing we’re suppose...
Tabs and snippets: when 4 + 8 still gives you 820080904005026

Tabs and snippets: when 4 + 8 still gives you 8

Eric PromislowSeptember 4, 2008komodo
[Blogging while the ActiveState web site goes through a bit more reorganization…] First, Komodo snippets let you prepare boilerplate snippets of...