State Tool Eliminates the Readme20190725103904

State Tool Eliminates the Readme

ActiveState's new Command Line Interface (CLI) for the ActiveState Platform, the State Tool, lets you reduce the setup of your dev and test systems to...
Text Manipulation with Perl20190711090039

Text Manipulation with Perl

Dana CraneJuly 11, 2019, , ,
Perl has often been called the swiss army knife of scripting languages, but one of the most common use cases is string manipulation. After all, it’s r...
Dave Rolsky to Lead 4 Speaking Sessions at The Perl Conference 201820180517170436

Dave Rolsky to Lead 4 Speaking Sessions at The Perl Conference 2018

Dave RolskyMay 17, 2018, , , ,
The Perl Conference is taking place this summer from Sunday, June 17 through Friday, June 22. I’ll be there presenting not just one, but four differen...
Open Source Languages Run Enterprise Software20180308043235

Open Source Languages Run Enterprise Software

I joined ActiveState last year. It’s the first time I’m working directly in the open source space. And along with learning a lot, it’s been remarkable...
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....
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...
Top 10 Blogs from 201620161228060000

Top 10 Blogs from 2016

Navrup JohalDecember 28, 2016, ,
It’s my favourite blog of the year – where I list the articles I found the most memorable, interesting, and educational from 2016 (in my humble ...
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...
Perl: Language, Community, and the Future20160915173057

Perl: Language, Community, and the Future

Tom RadcliffeSeptember 15, 2016, , ,
I’ve been talking a lot about Perl this summer but wanted to tackle one more topic that is very important to me and ActiveState: the Perl Community. E...
What’s speed got to do with it?20160809170000

What’s speed got to do with it?

Tom RadcliffeAugust 9, 2016, , , , , ,
“Interpreted languages are slow” is a common myth. Interpreted languages provide an increase in development speed but trade it off for a decrease in r...
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