Tools For Developers
ActiveState has been creating innovative tools for developers for more than 20 years, including our popular open source languages and award-winning Komodo IDE.
All our dev tools are available for download for free from the ActiveState Platform.
ActiveState’s Open Source Languages Platform
The tools ActiveState uses to create our own open source languages are now freely available for any developer to try out. Create secure Python, Perl, and Tcl environments that contain just the packages your project requires – all built from source code for Linux, Windows and macOS.
State Tool – ActiveState’s Package Manager
The State Tool is the Command Line Interface (CLI) for the ActiveState Platform. Use it to:
- Automatically set up the runtime for any Python, Perl or Tcl project, simplifying the Readme.
- Add, remove, update and otherwise manage dependencies in your environment
- Share secrets in a simple yet secure manner.
- Create cross-platform scripts.
ActiveState’s Language Distributions
The ActiveState Platform lets you configure development, test and production environments from the latest versions of the Python, Perl and Tcl languages, and our curated catalog of open source packages imported from official repositories, GitHub, and other sources. All languages, packages and dependencies are built from source code on demand for Windows, Mac and Linux. Have an issue? Get support through our community forums, backed by ActiveState.
Open Source Initiatives
ActiveState continues to be an active proponent for, contributor to, and supporter of open source initiatives.
- Help us fund your favourite open source project
- Contribute to Komodo, Tcl/Teapot or our code recipes
- Join the discussion on our Open Source Developers Forum
- Learn about the Open Source Early Access Program for the ActiveState Platform
97% of Fortune 1000 Companies Rely On ActiveState
ActiveState’s enterprise offering includes managed builds, premium support, OEM licensing, redistributable installers, and indemnification.
Reduce Security Risks
Ensure security with timely updates to languages and packages for critical issues, allowing you to quickly remediate vulnerabilities and automatically rebuild a secure runtime for your application.
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.
Secure the Software Supply Chain
Ensure the integrity and security of the open source components you import, build and work with in your organization.
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 managing environments and remediating vulnerabilities, and more time coding so you can get to market sooner.
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