Here at ActiveState HQ, it seems like I am doing more and more Drupal development. We've been using Drupal for a long time for various things, starting with some internal tools I developed to make customer service a bit easier.
Deploy to Any Platform from Any Platform PDK 8.0 introduces an enhancement to PerlApp that allows cross-wrapping of your applications, allowing for a "develop one place, deploy anywhere" functionality. So go ahead, generate executables for non-native platforms!
Although there's been a disconcerting spike in gang-related shootings here in Vancouver, this article is talking about Komodo's triggers, macros that fire automatically under certain conditions. By taking advantage of these macros, you can get Komodo to automatically work in ways the designers never anticipated. As an example, in this past week, I've seen two requests for useful features, both of which wanted to change Komodo's behavior under certain conditions.
I have to get this off my chest: I think the default "Live Import" on Komodo projects can be dangerously confusing. A number of friends have, after trying Komodo, have asked me "WTF is up with Komodo's file manager project thingy?" I generally tell them two things:
A few months ago I downloaded the Google App Engine
SDK to play with. Everyone seemed to be going nuts over the demo, and I
thought it would be neat to build a Komodo project template for
creating, testing and deploying these apps (along the lines of the Rails
and Zend MVC project templates).