The Future of Perl at ActiveState (Part 2 of 2)20201001124600

The Future of Perl at ActiveState (Part 2 of 2)

The future? Smaller Perl environments installed in virtual environments updated with server-side built dependencies....
The Future of Perl at ActiveState – Part 120200709111716

The Future of Perl at ActiveState – Part 1

Jeff RouseJuly 9, 2020, , , ,
The future of Perl will be based on Perl 7 and ActiveState is committed to supporting Perl 7.Our next version of ActivePerl is based on Perl 5.32, and...
ActiveState’s Build Graph – Sneak Peak20200506142240

ActiveState’s Build Graph – Sneak Peak

With our Build Graph, we’re adding the ability for developers to not only expand our Platform, but also use any new capabilities added by others....
The Hidden Cost of Build Engineering20190207090856

The Hidden Cost of Build Engineering

Endless configuration, tool installation, language and package updates, dependency hell, security upgrades, component patches…yak shaving…. Does...
Python Deployment Heck20180920152606

Python Deployment Heck

Jeff RouseSeptember 20, 2018, ,
Python coding is an awesome experience. Python deployment? Not so much. It’s not quite Hell, and things do get moving eventually rather than get stuck...
Tcl Dev Kit Now Open Source!20180329154351

Tcl Dev Kit Now Open Source!

Jeff RouseMarch 29, 2018,
ActiveState is excited to announce that the Tcl Dev Kit (TDK) is now open source! This critical piece of software enables Tcl developers to create sta...
How Do You Make Sure Security Practices End Up in Production?20180315002711

How Do You Make Sure Security Practices End Up in Production?

In my previous post, Why baking security into products is important, I examined the reasons for pushing security leftwards in your development process...
Why Baking Security Into Products is Important20180222205253

Why Baking Security Into Products is Important

Jeff RouseFebruary 22, 2018, , , ,
Organizations are focused on releasing software faster to stay ahead of the competition. Software development processes have become more flexible, pus...
The ActiveState of Tcl: TEApot and TEAcup Are Now Open Source20171018130200

The ActiveState of Tcl: TEApot and TEAcup Are Now Open Source

Jeff RouseOctober 18, 2017, ,
ActiveState is super excited to announce we’re open sourcing TEAcup/TEApot: one of Tcl’s key community package repository systems. Until n...
Rejoice! ActivePerl 5.26 Released, Plus 5.24 and 5.22 Updates20170918130146

Rejoice! ActivePerl 5.26 Released, Plus 5.24 and 5.22 Updates

I’m pleased to announce that we have released today, not only the latest and greatest Perl 5 version to date, 5.26, but we have updates to 5.24 and 5....
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