Report: Developers are Struggling with Open Source20181227080639

Report: Developers are Struggling with Open Source

ActiveStateDecember 27, 2018, , ,
This article was originally published in SDTimes. Developers say that replicating environments and maintaining proper information about the quality of...
Perl – The Secret Workhorse20160303170000

Perl – The Secret Workhorse

Jeff RouseMarch 3, 2016, ,
Something we’ve been aware of at ActiveState for a long time, but the industry at large doesn’t seem to know, is that Perl is the secret workhorse acr...
Python Cons20160217170000

Python Cons

Tom RadcliffeFebruary 17, 2016, , ,
Yes, the title of this blog is a three-way pun, although neither Lisp nor conferences will be mentioned. There was a nice article on Quora recently re...
Top 7 Blogs for 201520151230170000

Top 7 Blogs for 2015

Navrup JohalDecember 30, 2015, , ,
It’s that time of year again – our favourite blogs of the year! The selection criterion was simple: which blogs did we remember the most, ...
ActivePython vs. Open Source Python: What’s the Difference20151105170000

ActivePython vs. Open Source Python: What’s the Difference

I recently stumbled upon on old forum question inquiring why someone would use ActivePython instead of Python. That prompted me to write this blog, be...
NetBeans Drops Python Support as Komodo Adds More20110331165616

NetBeans Drops Python Support as Komodo Adds More

A couple of months the ago the NetBeans project announced that it was abandoning support for Ruby. This week word spread that they were dropping Pytho...
Over 60% using dynamic languages in mission-critical applications20100301173924

Over 60% using dynamic languages in mission-critical applications

In our blog post a few weeks ago entitled “What Managers don’t know about their developers using open source components“, we discuss...
Dynamic Language Use Pops in Asia20081216194252

Dynamic Language Use Pops in Asia

Kendra PenroseDecember 16, 2008
According to eWeek.com, dynamic language use is soaring in Asia, with more than 88 percent of developers in a recent survey saying they use some dynam...