Our Biggest ActivePython Release EVER20170404170000
ActiveGo Beta is Available20170321170000
ActiveTcl 8.6.6 Released20170201180000
ActivePython 3.6 Release20170130175648
Jeff RouseJanuary 30, 2017activepython, activepython 3.6, asyncio, jeff rouse, PEPs, python, Python 3.6, python enhancement proposals, secrets module
To wrap up a very busy 2016 in the Python world, the Python Software Foundation produced the first release in a new series, and the largest release in...
Python 2 vs Python 3: It’s Different This Time20170126214535
Jeff RouseJanuary 26, 2017activepython 2, activepython 3, jeff rouse, moving to Python 3, python, python 2, python 2 vs 3, python 3, python 3 vs python 2
A difficult decision for any Python team is whether to move from Python 2 and into Python 3. Although this is not a new decision for Python developmen...
ActivePerl 5.24.1 and 5.22.320170117210509
Jeff RouseJanuary 17, 2017activeperl, activeperl 5.22.3, activeperl 5.24.1, CVE-2016-1238, jeff rouse, perl 5.22.3, perl 5.24.1
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...
Go Big or Go Home: ActiveGo Beta Coming in February 201720161207190000
Jeff RouseDecember 7, 2016activego, ActiveGo Beta, concurrency, go, golang, jeff rouse, microservices
As a followup to yesterday’s announcement that we’ve selected Go as our first new distribution in 2017, I’d like to elaborate on why we chose to devel...
Grep is Losing Its Grip20161201180000
Getting Exposure for Your Open Source Project20160713170000
Open Source: Great Power Comes With Great Responsibility20160531200000
Jeff RouseMay 31, 2016Black Duck Survey, compliance, Future of Open Source Survey, jeff rouse, open source, open source technology
The recently completed Future of Open Source survey by North Bridge and Black Duck continues to highlight the incredible strength of open source softw...