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Getting Started With Issue Tracking – part 220090709152257

Getting Started With Issue Tracking – part 2

Getting started with issue tracking is much more than deciding on a software application or hosted service. It requires taking stock of team and clien...
Getting Started with Issue Tracking – part 120090708232450

Getting Started with Issue Tracking – part 1

Got issues to manage? Most software teams do. They’re to-do lists that get angry when they don’t get done, and they can make teamwork flow through the...
ActivePython 3.1 highlights20090703222730

ActivePython 3.1 highlights

troytJuly 3, 2009
We’ve just released ActivePython 3.1. There are lots of cool and useful things in this release, but since I’m not one of the Python gurus ...
The Netherlands – Where Marijuana and Open Source are both Ubiquitous.20090702213640

The Netherlands – Where Marijuana and Open Source are both Ubiquitous.

Liliya ApostolovaJuly 2, 2009, ,
Matt Assay has once more delivered some great info – this time on the openness of the Dutch to…. open source! The Dutch government is appa...
ActiveState makes the SD Times 100 again in 200920090619014724

ActiveState makes the SD Times 100 again in 2009

For the second year running, the Software Development (SD) Times recognizes ActiveState as a leader in tools and IDEs for enterprise developers. Each ...
Freedom vs. Cost Savings20090617205931

Freedom vs. Cost Savings

Another gem from Matt Asay on his blog The Open Road today. He discusses how for a long time the message behind why companies should adopt open source...
Spectacular Summer Savings on ActiveState Developer Tools20090609140108

Spectacular Summer Savings on ActiveState Developer Tools

Sheila LouisJune 9, 2009, , ,
Summer’s here and what better way to celebrate than with a sale? We’re offering $50 off all new license purchases! Part of a small team? S...
Getting Started with Project Wikis20090601194342

Getting Started with Project Wikis

One of the best tools for teamwork to come out of web 2.0 has been the venerable wiki. Few things speak more to staying in the flow of one’s work than...
How to install MySQL-python 1.2.3c1 on Mac OS X20090526211550

How to install MySQL-python 1.2.3c1 on Mac OS X

Trent MickMay 26, 2009,
  Introduction Just a quick note on getting MySQL-python (aka import MySQLdb) 1.2.3c1 (the current latest version) to build and install on Mac OS...
Critical systems using Perl, Tcl or Python? Time to think about support.20090514203036

Critical systems using Perl, Tcl or Python? Time to think about support.

Kendra PenroseMay 14, 2009, , ,
A recent blog post by Matt Asay caught our eye here at ActiveState: “Recent survey data compiled by Forrester Consulting on behalf of informatio...