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internetnews.com: ActiveState's Dynamic Release

Jul 27, 2004, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"For many developers, there's usually more than one dynamic language that they use to do their jobs. It's also ActiveState's job with its latest IDE release for professional developers using open source dynamic languages, Komodo 3.0.

"Dynamic languages such as Perl, PHP, Python, Tcl and XSLT are all part of the Komodo IDE, which strives to make developers lives easier by offering a common interface and toolset to develop in multiple languages.

"'We think that dynamic languages are a crucial part of IT infrastructure and are often neglected,' David Ascher, chief technologist at ActiveState told internetnews.com. 'There's lots of talk about the Microsoft platform and lot's about the Java platform. But a lot of the real work that occurs in IT shops tends to involve more than one language strategy, and those dynamic languages play a huge part in that...'"

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