Tools For Developers
ActiveState has been creating innovative tools for developers for more than 20 years, including our popular open source language distributions and award-winning Komodo IDE.
All our dev tools are available for download for free from the ActiveState Platform.
Perl 5.32 is here!
A whole new way to install, work with and consume Perl from ActiveState, including:
- A unified, cloud-based toolchain for Linux & Windows
- Virtual environment support
- Pure open source licensing
ActiveState’s Open Source Languages Platform
The tools ActiveState uses to create our open source language distributions are now freely available for any developer to try out. Create Python, Perl, and Tcl builds – with just the language and packages you need to run your project – from source for Linux, Windows and macOS.
State Tool – ActiveState’s Command Line Tool
The State Tool is the Command Line Interface (CLI) for the ActiveState Platform. Use it to:
- Automatically set up runtimes for any environment, simplifying the Readme.
- Share secrets in a simple yet secure manner.
- Create cross-platform scripts.
Open Source Initiatives
ActiveState continues to be an active proponent for, contributor to, and supporter of open source initiatives.
97% of Fortune 1000 Companies Rely On ActiveState
ActiveState’s enterprise offering includes extensive customization, premium support, and regularly scheduled builds, licensed for production use and redistribution.
Reduce Security Risks
Ensure security with the latest secure versions of Tcl modules, latest secure versions of Python and Perl packages and timely updates for critical issues.
Indemnification and License Compliance
Comply with your organization’s open source policies against GPL and GNU licensing, and reduce risk with legal indemnification.
Commercial Support & Maintenance
Keep your IP out of public forums and get faster, more reliable help with guaranteed response times and Service-Level Agreements
Enforce Code Consistency
Maintain consistency from desktop to production – Windows, macOS, Linux and big iron (AIX, Solaris).
Avoid Lock-In with Open Source Languages
100% compatible with open source Python, Tcl and Perl so you can recruit skilled staff, ramp up faster and avoid vendor lock-in.
Accelerate Time to Market
Spend less time setting things up and more time getting things done, with the top Tcl, Perl and Python modules precompiled and ready to go.