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The Simplified and Automated Path to Dependency Management20220512220951

The Simplified and Automated Path to Dependency Management

Dana CraneLast Updated: June 29, 2022dependency management, dependency management automation, dependency management tools, vulnerability detection, vulnerability remediation
Learn how automated dependency management tools can help eliminate time consuming tasks so you can get back to coding quicker. ...
ActiveState Ruby is Now Available20220506055452

ActiveState Ruby is Now Available

Dana CraneLast Updated: May 6, 2022ActiveState Ruby, Rails web framework, RoR, ruby, Ruby for Linux, Ruby for Windows, ruby on rails
ActiveState Ruby is now available for download from the ActiveState Platform. Download a recent version of Ruby for Windows or Linux....
How to better manage dependencies with artifact repositories20220502061345

How to better manage dependencies with artifact repositories

Dana CraneLast Updated: September 7, 2022artifact repository, dependency management, vulnerability remediation
Learn how to automate key dependency management tasks by combining an artifact repository with the ActiveState Platform....
How to Build and Install C Libraries in Python20220423042610

How to Build and Install C Libraries in Python

Dana CraneLast Updated: August 5, 2022C libraries, Python binaries, Python build environment, Python source code, Python wheels
Python wheel not available? Learn how to automatically build binary wheels for Python packages that incorporate C libraries....
How to Create Stable, Reliable Dev Environments20220418014440

How to Create Stable, Reliable Dev Environments

Dana CraneLast Updated: May 10, 2022corrupted environments, global environments, restore environments, virtual environments
Corrupted or unstable dev environments? Learn how to recover them in minutes and ensure they remain stable and reliable....
How to eliminate “Works on My Machine” Issues20220410203429

How to eliminate “Works on My Machine” Issues

Dana CraneLast Updated: August 5, 2022Configuration Drift, environment collaboration, programmatic reproducibility, troubleshooting, works on my machine
Works on my machine issues? Learn how centrally controlled and shared environments can help eliminate them....
How to Solve Reproducible Environments the Easy Way20220402193414

How to Solve Reproducible Environments the Easy Way

Dana CraneLast Updated: May 10, 2022artifact registry, branching, pinned dependencies, reproducible environment
Problems creating reproducible environments? Learn the strategies, tactics and automated tooling that can help....
How to set up your Python environment with a single command20220325155836

How to set up your Python environment with a single command

Dana CraneLast Updated: May 10, 2022environment reproducibility, github project, python, python environment, reproducible environment
Tired of troubleshooting your Python environments every time you start a new project? Learn how to automate environment setup....
How to Automatically Eliminate Dependency Hell20220317145058

How to Automatically Eliminate Dependency Hell

Dana CraneLast Updated: May 10, 2022circular dependencies, dependency conflicts, dependency hell, dependency management, dependency resolution, diamond dependencies, environment corruption
Wrestling with Dependency Hell? See how the ActiveState Platform can help you automatically resolve dependency conflicts....
Secure PyPI? The Problem with Trusting Open Source Repositories20220310163425

Secure PyPI? The Problem with Trusting Open Source Repositories

Dana CraneLast Updated: August 5, 2022dependency confusion, hosted artifact repository, identity hijacking, pypi, python packages, pytosquatting, secure build service, secure software supply chain, typosquatting
Still trusting open source language repositories that offer no security guarantees? Learn how to secure the Python packages you import. ...