The Impatient Developer’s Guide to Writing Python Nose Plugins20080223014130

The Impatient Developer’s Guide to Writing Python Nose Plugins

Eric PromislowFebruary 23, 2008
Again, I’ve got the too-many-blogs problem. Code blocks look better on the ActiveState community site, so I’ve posted the article there, a...
New features for OpenKomodo20080211202021

New features for OpenKomodo

Todd WhitemanFebruary 11, 2008
With the upcoming Komodo 4.3 release (we’ve just released Alpha builds), check out the new Find/Replace functionality now included in OpenKomodo...
Perl Dev Kit gets ActivePerl 5.10 support20080207021324

Perl Dev Kit gets ActivePerl 5.10 support

Jeff HobbsFebruary 7, 2008
ActiveState updated Perl Dev Kit (PDK) to 7.1, to add support for Perl 5.10 (in addition to the 5.6 and 5.8 support). PDK is the essential tool suite ...
Pseudo-debugging Komodo JavaScript macros20080203003222

Pseudo-debugging Komodo JavaScript macros

Eric PromislowFebruary 3, 2008
Another link to the ActiveState community site… this article is at https://community.activestate.com/pseudo-debugging-komodo-javascript-macros...
Coding Like it’s 1982: The RubyCamp Writeup20080128051327

Coding Like it’s 1982: The RubyCamp Writeup

Eric PromislowJanuary 28, 2008
I took a break from working on Komodo to build a rough Google Maps API app with Rails, and presented it at Vancouver RubyCamp this past weekend. Along...
Exploring Firefox Event Objects without Debugging20080125023531

Exploring Firefox Event Objects without Debugging

Eric PromislowJanuary 25, 2008
For such a powerful tool, Firefox/Mozilla’s event objects aren’t very well documented. I still haven’t found one definitive, concise...
XULRunner + PyXPCOM20080121010051

XULRunner + PyXPCOM

shanecJanuary 21, 2008
I wrote this to the PyXPCOM list, but then thought I’d blog it for those who don’t read that list: A while back we open sourced the bulk o...
Call to Firefox extension developers20080118194636

Call to Firefox extension developers

shanecJanuary 18, 2008
Mark Finkle has been making a call out to extension developers to update their extensions for Firefox 3.  His call, and some recent extensions that ha...
The Future of Software and Social Networks20080117024706

The Future of Software and Social Networks

Eric PromislowJanuary 17, 2008
My last few blogs have been pretty techie.  I’ve even been wondering if I should write about some messing around I’ve been doing on w...
Improving Ajax Performance by Being Selective20080107014752

Improving Ajax Performance by Being Selective

Eric PromislowJanuary 7, 2008
I spent a few days over the holidays messing around with Rails 2.0 and the Google Maps API.  Sure, these technologies aren’t the newest.&nb...