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The Top 7 Habits Of Productive Developers

Developers have been working remotely for a few decades. They had the luxury of having the house to themselves and focus on their coding while taking ...
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10 Movies That Got Programming Right – List Curated by the Developers at ActiveState

Most developers are used to working from home, but with social distancing still in place, staying at home can get monotonous. Some of our company acti...
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We Support Black Lives Matter

There’s been so much already written and said about Black Lives Matter. Rather than raise our own voice, we choose to find ways to support sustainable...
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Working from home? How to keep the kids productively busy while you are programming.

Katie ChangJune 10, 2020, ,
With many children now at home as schools are closed and shifting to online curriculums, there are several ways for parents and caregivers to keep the...
Built-in Packages in Python & Other Python Elements20191121095902

Built-in Packages in Python & Other Python Elements

This post explores Python's built-in packages and functions that simplify adoption, increase developer productivity and promote code consistency....
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Developing in Containers vs your “Day-to-Day” Machine

Containerized dev environments are isolated from the underlying system. By comparison, ActiveState language runtimes exist as standalone development e...
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The Hidden Cost of Build Engineering

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Software Estimation: Should it Include Build Engineering?

Stephen ReichlingJanuary 17, 2019, , ,
Building Dev Environments Velocity as a measure of developer output is a well known metric for agile teams. Maximizing developer velocity is key to ge...
Open Source DIY is Open Source WRONG20180911152450

Open Source DIY is Open Source WRONG

Okay, let’s lay it on the line right up front: if you’re still building and managing your own open source programming languages, you’re doing open sou...
Go to Any Symbol With Komodo’s New Symbol Browser20160729000000

Go to Any Symbol With Komodo’s New Symbol Browser

As an IDE, one of the features that Komodo must have and must do well (IMO) is code intelligence. It MUST help you understand the code you’re wo...
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