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...
Installing CPAN Modules on ActivePerl 5.18 and Later20160107170000

Installing CPAN Modules on ActivePerl 5.18 and Later

Andy GrundmanJanuary 7, 2016, , , ,
CPAN is a critical library for Perl programmers, and knowing how to install modules from this repository into ActivePerl is important. In a prior blog...
Package Management at Your Fingertips in Komodo 9.120150609000000

Package Management at Your Fingertips in Komodo 9.1

One of our big features in 9.1 is package management; you can easily install your project dependencies just by invoking Commando and installing the pa...
Highlights of Perl 5.1420110517213645

Highlights of Perl 5.14

We’ve just released ActivePerl 5.14.0! The exhaustive list of new features and improvements can be found in the perldelta document, but hereR...
PPM Index: A new way to browse Perl packages20110209144356

PPM Index: A new way to browse Perl packages

Jan DuboisFebruary 9, 2011, , , , , ,
Perl Package Manager (PPM) installs pre-built Perl modules into ActivePerl. The ActiveState PPM repositories currently contain 13,000 to 16,000 module...
4 Reasons I’m Thankful for Perl20101124213830

4 Reasons I’m Thankful for Perl

troytNovember 24, 2010, , ,
Getting some programmers to come up with a list of things they are thankful for in their favorite programming language is like getting a recalcitrant ...
How to install CPAN modules into ActivePerl20101022132142

How to install CPAN modules into ActivePerl

Jan DuboisOctober 22, 2010, , , ,
For information on how to install CPAN moduels on newer versions of ActivePerl, read the blog Installing CPAN modules on ActivePerl 5.18 or Later. Act...
“Moderately timely” vulnerability notifications20091202003228

“Moderately timely” vulnerability notifications

troytDecember 2, 2009,
Secunia reported a “moderately critical” vulnerability in ActivePerl today. It alarmed us until we noticed that they were citing an old Ac...
ppm install MinGW20090129010605

ppm install MinGW

troytJanuary 29, 2009, , , ,
Here’s a really cool development for ActivePerl users on Windows. MinGW is now available from the ActiveState PPM repository: C:\>ppm install...
New PPM servers in full swing20081107233100

New PPM servers in full swing

Jeff HobbsNovember 7, 2008
Following up on our previous post about rebuilding the ppm build server backend, we finally have flipped the switch for all PPM 4 clients (all ActiveP...
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