BW: ActiveState Selects Mozilla Platform for Komodo; Will Develop Multi-Language Cross-Platform IDE

“ActiveState, a leading supplier of products and services
supporting open source software, announced today that the company
will use Mozilla as a cross platform development framework for
Komodo, its Perl and Python integrated development environment

“Komodo is a full-featured, cross-platform, and open-sourced
professional development environment with characteristics not
traditionally available with current scripting languages. Its
timesaving features include online help (giving programmers quick
access to definitions, discussions, and examples) and an
interactive debugger (allowing programmers to see the program, even
if it is running on a remote server, to facilitate remote

“We view Mozilla as a very exciting platform as it offers an
open, modern component framework for cross-platform application
stated Dr. David Ascher, Senior Developer and
Mozilla Product Leader, ActiveState. “Our contributions to the
Mozilla open source effort will start with adding Python and Perl
bindings to XPCOM, Mozilla’s component architecture.
change will open the Mozilla architecture and eventually make it
available to Perl and Python programmers.”

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