ActiveState launches ASPN Initiative

Easier open source programming



Apr 12, 2001, 01:00 ET from ActiveState

    SAN JOSE, CA, April 12 /PRNewswire/ - ActiveState, the leader in open
 source programming, announces the ActiveState Programmer Network (ASPN). ASPN
 delivers tools and knowledge to enable programming with open source
 technologies.
     "The all-in-one access to resources seamlessly integrated with our multi-
 language, cross-platform IDEs and other technologies make it easier to program
 with open source technologies," said Dick Hardt, Founder & CEO. "Programmers
 can develop in the language and platform that maps best to their coding task."
 
     ASPN features:
     -    Komodo IDE for Perl and Python, with PHP, Tcl and XSLT coming
     -    Visual Studio.NET integration for Perl, Python and XSLT
     -    Online searchable O'Reilly technical references
     -    Python cookbook and sample code
     -    ActivePerl, ActivePython, and ActiveTcl, binary distributions
     -    FAQs and mailing lists
 
     To empower a broader class of programmers with open source and to enable
 programmer productivity, ActiveState launched ASPN in multiple levels.
     ASPN Open is a free online resource where casual and new programmers can
 easily access a comprehensive knowledge base. Technical references, cookbooks,
 sample code and ActiveState documentation are categorized and searchable
 online. ASPN Open also includes ActiveState's popular, quality-assured, binary
 distributions of open source programming languages, which have had over a
 million downloads in the past year. For those learning to program, ASPN Open
 provides a non-commercial license for Komodo.
     ASPN Komodo, designed for professional programmers, combines the Komodo
 IDE with essential programming information in a single, convenient interface.
 Built on the Mozilla framework, the Komodo IDE is cross-platform and will
 provide support for all popular open source programming languages. Priced at
 $295, ASPN Komodo provides Komodo plus all updates for one year, as well as
 all the features of ASPN Open.
     ASPN Perl combines advanced programming technology and Perl knowledge for
 the discerning Perl developer. This level includes all popular O'Reilly Perl
 titles, searchable and retrievable online. Building on top of ASPN Open and
 ASPN Komodo, ASPN Perl delivers Perl utilities, Perl alerts, and Visual Perl.
 Developers familiar with Visual Studio can now use Visual Perl for rapid Perl
 application development in Visual Studio.NET. Priced at $495, ASPN Perl
 assures all updates for one year, including Visual Perl updates released to
 correspond with Visual Studio.NET development.
 
     About ActiveState:
     ActiveState is the leading provider of open source based programming
 products and services for cross-platform development. ActiveState's key
 technologies are Perl, the Internet's most popular programming language;
 Python and Tcl, user-friendly scripting languages; PHP, the dynamic Web
 programming language; and XSLT, the XML transformation language. The
 ActiveState Programmer Network (ASPN) offers these technologies with the
 latest information and productivity tools, empowering programmers with the
 freedom to work with their preferred language and development environment.
 
                       (C) ActiveState Corporation 2001.
 
     ActiveState, ASPN, ActivePerl, ActivePython, ActiveTcl and Komodo are
 trademarks of ActiveState Corp. All other company names herein may be
 trademarks of their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE ActiveState
    SAN JOSE, CA, April 12 /PRNewswire/ - ActiveState, the leader in open
 source programming, announces the ActiveState Programmer Network (ASPN). ASPN
 delivers tools and knowledge to enable programming with open source
 technologies.
     "The all-in-one access to resources seamlessly integrated with our multi-
 language, cross-platform IDEs and other technologies make it easier to program
 with open source technologies," said Dick Hardt, Founder & CEO. "Programmers
 can develop in the language and platform that maps best to their coding task."
 
     ASPN features:
     -    Komodo IDE for Perl and Python, with PHP, Tcl and XSLT coming
     -    Visual Studio.NET integration for Perl, Python and XSLT
     -    Online searchable O'Reilly technical references
     -    Python cookbook and sample code
     -    ActivePerl, ActivePython, and ActiveTcl, binary distributions
     -    FAQs and mailing lists
 
     To empower a broader class of programmers with open source and to enable
 programmer productivity, ActiveState launched ASPN in multiple levels.
     ASPN Open is a free online resource where casual and new programmers can
 easily access a comprehensive knowledge base. Technical references, cookbooks,
 sample code and ActiveState documentation are categorized and searchable
 online. ASPN Open also includes ActiveState's popular, quality-assured, binary
 distributions of open source programming languages, which have had over a
 million downloads in the past year. For those learning to program, ASPN Open
 provides a non-commercial license for Komodo.
     ASPN Komodo, designed for professional programmers, combines the Komodo
 IDE with essential programming information in a single, convenient interface.
 Built on the Mozilla framework, the Komodo IDE is cross-platform and will
 provide support for all popular open source programming languages. Priced at
 $295, ASPN Komodo provides Komodo plus all updates for one year, as well as
 all the features of ASPN Open.
     ASPN Perl combines advanced programming technology and Perl knowledge for
 the discerning Perl developer. This level includes all popular O'Reilly Perl
 titles, searchable and retrievable online. Building on top of ASPN Open and
 ASPN Komodo, ASPN Perl delivers Perl utilities, Perl alerts, and Visual Perl.
 Developers familiar with Visual Studio can now use Visual Perl for rapid Perl
 application development in Visual Studio.NET. Priced at $495, ASPN Perl
 assures all updates for one year, including Visual Perl updates released to
 correspond with Visual Studio.NET development.
 
     About ActiveState:
     ActiveState is the leading provider of open source based programming
 products and services for cross-platform development. ActiveState's key
 technologies are Perl, the Internet's most popular programming language;
 Python and Tcl, user-friendly scripting languages; PHP, the dynamic Web
 programming language; and XSLT, the XML transformation language. The
 ActiveState Programmer Network (ASPN) offers these technologies with the
 latest information and productivity tools, empowering programmers with the
 freedom to work with their preferred language and development environment.
 
                       (C) ActiveState Corporation 2001.
 
     ActiveState, ASPN, ActivePerl, ActivePython, ActiveTcl and Komodo are
 trademarks of ActiveState Corp. All other company names herein may be
 trademarks of their respective owners.
 
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