Ten industries using Python programming
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by Brittany Harris
ActiveState released a new report examining the top 10 use cases of the open source language Python. They (ActiveState) has been building Python since 1999 and has seen customers’ use of Python grow from a scripting solution for sysadmins to web development for programmers to the driving force behind machine learning.
Use cases have grown, along with usage and ...
Making things easy for the developer is ActiveState's mission
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 by Christian Hargrave
ActiveState added enhancements to its ActiveState Platform, a SaaS offering, benefiting contributors, maintainers and users facing challenges with Python and other open source languages.
The new features will give ActiveState Platform account holders the flexibility to fork an existing language distribution and install it into a virtual environment. Developers elimin...
Software engineer happiness matters
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by Bart Copeland
In the never-ending quest for greater developer productivity, security and compliance usually seem like monkey wrenches in the machinery. These aspects of development are essential, but they can slow down the flow of work and frustrate developers.
Security and compliance dog the whole software development process, from the too-often-forgotten build engineering team, ...
Sencha opens up about SenchaCon, developer challenges, and platform updates
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by Richard Harris
Sencha, a company that provides developers with frameworks, tools and services to help them build cross-platform web application experiences, recently held its sixth user conference SenchaCon, the largest universal application event in the world. We caught up with Sencha’s CEO Art Landro to learn more about two announcements the company made at SenchaCon: an enhanc...
Why search has become the backbone of mobile apps
Thursday, November 17, 2016 by Richard Harris
Elasticsearch is an open source distributed full text search engine built on top of Apache Lucene. We recently connected with Gaurav Gupta, VP of Products for Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch to chat about how search is being used to significantly boost both user adoption and improve the bottom line. He also shared with us what he believes are the thr...
LUA, NodeJS, Ruby, and Go get open source enterprise support from ActiveState
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by Richard Harris
ActiveState, the open source languages company, has announced the upcoming release of ActiveRuby, ActiveNode, ActiveGo, and ActiveLua. These new releases will include free community versions for the open source community, plus pre-compiled, tested, professional distributions for enterprise users. Enterprise users will also benefit from commercial support, indemnificati...
ActiveState Just Released Komodo IDE for Mobile
Friday, September 9, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
With the release of Komodo IDE 10.1, the platform expands its support for An...
Cisco Names ISVs to Offer IoE Services Through Intercloud
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by Richard Harris
Cisco is expanding its Internet of Everything (IoE) footprint with the announcement that it is partnering with 35 independent software vendors (ISVs) for its Cisco Intercloud cloud service offering. The new ISV partners will offer products concentrating on three areas: next-generation developer platforms, big data and analytics, and IoE cloud services. The Interclo...
Piston and ActiveState Partner to Offer OpenStack and Cloud Foundry Platform as a Service
Monday, February 9, 2015 by Richard Harris
Piston Cloud Computing and ActiveState Software are partnering together to use Piston with ActiveState’s Stackato Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) capabilities to offer an OpenStack and Cloud Foundry PaaS based private cloud environment.Piston provides a turn-key infrastructure management and automation layer while Stackato provides a platform to manage, develop and deploy ...
ActiveState's Stackato PaaS Now Provides Free 20GB Cluster For Your Apps
Friday, August 1, 2014 by Richard Harris
If you develop using ActiveState we found some freebies for you! They are now providing a free 20GB cluster for commercial web and mobile apps. The company just launched free access to their PaaS Stackato: Clustering up to 20GB in production. ActiveState's free Micro Cloud license will enable access to Stackato clusters using up to 20GB of RAM, to open up accessibi...