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How to conquer COVID with Python – the Kaggle Challenge20200730121909

How to conquer COVID with Python – the Kaggle Challenge

Dante SblendorioJuly 30, 2020, , , , ,
Want to be part of the fight against COVID? Here's how to use NLTK to data mine the existing research. And you might win a Kaggle COVID-19 Challenge,...
10 Movies That Got Programming Right – List Curated by the Developers at ActiveState20200728173021

10 Movies That Got Programming Right – List Curated by the Developers at ActiveState

Most developers are used to working from home, but with social distancing still in place, staying at home can get monotonous. Some of our company acti...
Universal Package Managers? Meet the State Tool20200723131626

Universal Package Managers? Meet the State Tool

Written in Go, the State Tool is designed to (ultimately) be a cross-platform, universal package manager for dynamic open source language runtimes....
Dependency Resolution Optimization – ActiveState’s Approach20200716103232

Dependency Resolution Optimization – ActiveState’s Approach

Wouldn't you like your language ecosystem to manage dependencies for you down to the C library, external tooling and conditional dependency (OS/CPU) l...
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, an...
Reducing Cost & Complexity for Azure Pipelines CI/CD20200702112814

Reducing Cost & Complexity for Azure Pipelines CI/CD

Learn how to make your Azure Pipelines CI/CD jobs simpler and more reliable using ActiveState's pre-built language runtimes....
We Support Black Lives Matter20200626114723

We Support Black Lives Matter

There’s been so much already written and said about Black Lives Matter. Rather than raise our own voice, we choose to find ways to support sustainable...
Top 10 Tasks to Automate with Python20200625110648

Top 10 Tasks to Automate with Python

This post features simple scripts that can help automate many of your common dev and admin tasks....
Predictive Modeling of Air Quality using Python20200618120126

Predictive Modeling of Air Quality using Python

Python is a powerful tool for building predictive models. Learn how to predict air quality using just a few key Python packages....
BERT vs ERNIE: The Natural Language Processing Revolution20200611131848

BERT vs ERNIE: The Natural Language Processing Revolution

Cordny NederkoornJune 11, 2020, , , ,
Natural Language Processing (NLP) being revolutionized by Google's BERT and Baidu's ERNIE language frameworks. But which is better for what kinds of N...