Good Things Come in Managed Packages20170516170432

Good Things Come in Managed Packages

Package management is a significant issue in every programming language and the number of packages associated with each language is astonishing. Pytho...
What is Test-Driven Development (TDD)?20170420170000

What is Test-Driven Development (TDD)?

Test-driven development (TDD) is not new but it certainly is in vogue. It was originally invented by Kent Beck as part of his extreme programming meth...
Our Biggest ActivePython Release EVER20170404170000

Our Biggest ActivePython Release EVER

Today is a great day for ActivePython users. We’ve just included another 200 packages in our distribution making it the most comprehensive relea...
ActiveGo Beta is Available20170321170000

ActiveGo Beta is Available

Some of the world’s largest and most innovative companies have turned to Go to be the underlying technology to drive value for their customers. Netfli...
Welcome Go 1.820170221180513

Welcome Go 1.8

Jeff RouseFebruary 21, 2017, , , , ,
Last week I had the pleasure of attending the GolangVan Meetup, the Vancouver group devoted to all things Go. Hootsuite graciously hosted 44 gophers t...
ActivePython 3.5.3 Release20170216182613

ActivePython 3.5.3 Release

The Python releases have come at a very steady pace over the last two months, consistently moving the language ahead. Recently, the Python Software Fo...
ActiveTcl 8.6.6 Released20170201180000

ActiveTcl 8.6.6 Released

Jeff RouseFebruary 1, 2017, , , ,
UPDATE Apr 13, 2017: ActiveTcl 8.6.6 is now available on macOS. UPDATE Feb 7, 2017: ActiveTcl 8.6.6 is now available on Windows. The Tcl Core Team has...
ActivePython 3.6 Release20170130175648

ActivePython 3.6 Release

To wrap up a very busy 2016 in the Python world, the Python Software Foundation produced the first release in a new series, and the largest release in...
Python 2 vs Python 3: It’s Different This Time20170126214535

Python 2 vs Python 3: It’s Different This Time

A difficult decision for any Python team is whether to move from Python 2 and into Python 3. Although this is not a new decision for Python developmen...
ActivePython 2.7.1320170124190000

ActivePython 2.7.13

ActivePython 2.7.13 has just been released, following in the footsteps of the community version released by the core team in mid-December. For this ve...