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...
Top Open Source Language Trends for 201920190131153317

Top Open Source Language Trends for 2019

At ActiveState, we recently put on a Webinar to present the Top 5 Trends in Open Source Languages as well as our predictions to capitalize or address ...
Making Coding more Accessible to Non-Devs20190124143643

Making Coding more Accessible to Non-Devs

Carey HoffmanJanuary 24, 2019, ,
Taught vs Self Taught When I was just starting out in software, I found that many of my peers often dismissed education as unnecessary saying, “just g...
Software Estimation: Should it Include Build Engineering?20190117093823

Software Estimation: Should it Include Build Engineering?

Stephen ReichlingJanuary 17, 2019, , ,
Building Dev Environments Velocity as a measure of developer output is a well known metric for agile teams. Maximizing developer velocity is key to ge...
Report: Developers are Struggling with Open Source20181227080639

Report: Developers are Struggling with Open Source

ActiveStateDecember 27, 2018, , ,
This article was originally published in SDTimes. Developers say that replicating environments and maintaining proper information about the quality of...
Q&A with ActiveState: on the Challenges of Working with Open Source Languages, the Future of OSS, and ActiveState’s New SaaS Platform20181220072611

Q&A with ActiveState: on the Challenges of Working with Open Source Languages, the Future of OSS, and ActiveState’s New SaaS Platform

Bart CopelandDecember 20, 2018, , , ,
This article was originally published in SourceForge. Today, knowledge-centric organizations have come to recognize the value of open source languages...
How to Safely Navigate the World of Open Source Languages20181207084116

How to Safely Navigate the World of Open Source Languages

Bart CopelandDecember 7, 2018, ,
This article was originally published on Enterprise CIO. Opensource.com notes that, due to their widespread use, open source languages will enable and...
Adopting a New Programming Language in your Enterprise: Pains vs Gains20181120083115

Adopting a New Programming Language in your Enterprise: Pains vs Gains

Dana CraneNovember 20, 2018, ,
ActiveState knows from our 2018 Developer Survey that one of the hardest things an enterprise can do is to adopt a new programming language. 67% of yo...
The Advent of Open Source Language Automation20181115115805

The Advent of Open Source Language Automation

Bart CopelandNovember 15, 2018, ,
Today we announced the creation and our leadership of a new industry category critical to enterprise developers and IT operations: Open Source Languag...
Merging Build Engineering with DevOps20181025122407

Merging Build Engineering with DevOps

Bart CopelandOctober 25, 2018, , , ,
This article was originally posted on Medium. In previous Medium posts I’ve spoken about the challenges with the software development lifecycle, polyg...