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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...
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...
What It Means to Supercharge Analytics
Friday, March 11, 2016 by Travis Oliphant
Making the process faster is one thing. We recently compiled our Python distribution with Intel MKL, so that Anaconda works up to 7x faster. We added Microsoft R Open to our R-Essentials package for customers to get a high performance version of R that can also be used with Intel MKL. What really puts the rocket fuel into analytics; however, is a connected ecosyste...
You Can Now Noodle with Windows 10 IoT Core for Embedded Devices
Friday, August 21, 2015 by Richard Harris
Microsoft has released Windows 10 IoT Core, a new edition for Windows targeted towards small, embedded devices that may or may not have screens. The first public preview of Windows 10 IoT Core was released at the /build/ conference, and since then expanded functionally has been added including support for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.Microsoft designed the IoT core ...
The Four Metrics of Success When Planning a Legacy Modernization Project
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 by Romi Stein
In the era of ‘do more with less,’ IT groups are constantly being asked to justify each dollar spent and prove its worth. In fact, no IT project should be considered complete before a thorough post-mortem analysis of costs and benefits. While everyone knows how to add up expenses, many IT groups struggle to fully articulate the benefits. This is a critical aspect o...