Goodbye PPM, Hello State Tool20190723090056

Goodbye PPM, Hello State Tool

Our Perl Package Manager (PPM) is being phased out as we move forward with a new and improved solution for Perl package management. With the release o...
Rejoice! ActivePerl 5.26 Released, Plus 5.24 and 5.22 Updates20170918130146

Rejoice! ActivePerl 5.26 Released, Plus 5.24 and 5.22 Updates

I’m pleased to announce that we have released today, not only the latest and greatest Perl 5 version to date, 5.26, but we have updates to 5.24 and 5....
Upgrading Perl to a Modern Version: the ActiveState Guide20170523161500

Upgrading Perl to a Modern Version: the ActiveState Guide

Dave RolskyMay 23, 2017, , , ,
Many organizations stopped upgrading Perl after the release of 5.8.8 or 5.10.1, about 8 to 11 years ago. At that point in history, major releases of P...
Good Things Come in Managed Packages20170516170432

Good Things Come in Managed Packages

Package management is a significant issue in every programming language and the number of packages associated with each language is astonishing. Pytho...
ActivePerl 5.24.1 and 5.22.320170117210509

ActivePerl 5.24.1 and 5.22.3

Steve Hay, a member of the Perl 5 core team, mentions in the community release announcement that “Perl 5.24.1 represents approximately 8 months o...
On the Road to Unification: ActiveState Languages + Komodo IDE20170105180000

On the Road to Unification: ActiveState Languages + Komodo IDE

Last year we talked about unifying our product stack, so I was very excited about our announcement today–we are bundling Komodo IDE with our Act...
Deconstructing Open Source Language Licensing20161213183000

Deconstructing Open Source Language Licensing

With the majority of companies using open source, it’s important to understand the underlying licenses associated with the software and projects...
Use It or Lose It – Your 2016 Budget20161114180000

Use It or Lose It – Your 2016 Budget

Sheila LouisNovember 14, 2016, , , ,
If you’re like many of us (and many of our customers), you, your manager, or your finance team set your budget at the end of the year for the next yea...
Tipping Point in Open Source Security20161019170000

Tipping Point in Open Source Security

In the past couple of years we have seen some of the biggest security issues in open source, including Heartbleed, Shellshock, and POODLE. More recent...
ActiveState 2016 Open Source Survey20160929170000

ActiveState 2016 Open Source Survey

We had a tremendous response to our first open source survey and on behalf of ActiveState I’d like to thank the 867 people who gave their time and tho...
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