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 of development since Perl 5.24.0 and contains approximately 8,100 lines of changes across 240 files from 18 authors.“ And with that, ActivePerl 5.24.1 becomes our recommended version suitable for production contexts.
However, there is one ongoing security issue that is important to understand.
More often than not, debugging is a simple operation:
Last year we talked about unifying our product stack, so I was very excited about our announcement today--we are bundling Komodo IDE with our ActivePerl and ActivePython language distributions. This is a real first step in bringing our products together. Buy an ActiveState language distribution and get our first-class IDE to go with it.
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 opinion). Read on to find the winners (in no particular order)!
The world is flat. Global warming doesn't exist. And the Phlogiston theory has been disproven.
These ideas seem crazy by today's standards, so when I reviewed an older white paper we had done back in 2008...it was kind of amazing how much things have changed. Ideas about open source that were once somewhat in question are now just seen as a given.
I thought I would touch on five open source concepts that would have been considered true at one point that are truly laughable today.
With the majority of companies using open source, it's important to understand the underlying licenses associated with the software and projects. Chances are developers in your organization are using different open source projects to build software and applications for your company, so it's imperative that you fully know what’s involved and the implications.
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 develop an ActiveGo™ distribution, and why we believe it’s such a good language for the enterprise.
Since we announced the new direction for ActiveState on November 1st (you can read more about The Open Source Languages Company in my prior blog), we've been having great conversations with these new language communities and with our existing and prospective customers. As a result, we wanted to share with you some of the things we’ve learned so far.