ActiveState Releases ActivePerl, ActivePython & ActiveTcl for Sun's Solaris 10
Source: Kerry - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Latest News ActiveState, a leading provider of developer tools and services for dynamic languages, today announced the release of ActiveState's ActivePerl, ActivePython, and ActiveTcl language distributions for Sun's Solaris 10 Operating System (OS) for SPARC, x86 and x64 systems. The release underlines ActiveState's commitment to providing developers with up-to-date scripting languages on Sun Solaris 10.

"Porting our ActivePerl, ActivePython, and ActiveTcl distributions to the Solaris 10 OS is a important step for ActiveState, as many of our customers rely heavily on Solaris," says David Ascher, ActiveState's Chief Technologist. "We are pleased to be part of the exciting times Sun has embarked upon, including the launch of Open Solaris. Solaris is an impressive platform, and we think its open sourcing will be received as the important milestone it is."

As a long time partner with Sun Microsystems, ActiveState is pleased to take part in Sun's iForce "10 Steps Ahead" Initiative. The partner program supported ActiveState's efforts in providing Perl, Python, and Tcl to the Solaris 10 OS user community.

"Sun understands the critical importance of open source scripting languages to customers," says Terri Gudger, Sr. Director of Partner Marketing for Sun Microsystems. "We are delighted that ActiveState's industry standard distributions are now available for the Solaris 10 OS. ActiveState's timely support for our SPARC, x86 and x64 architectures is precisely what customers are looking for from our partners."

ActiveState's language distributions offer developers consistent quality-assured Perl, Python, and Tcl libraries and components across popular platforms. ActivePerl, ActivePython, and ActiveTcl are provided free to the community.

Pricing & Availability - ActivePerl, ActivePython, and ActiveTcl for Solaris 10 are immediately available as free downloads from www.ActiveState.com/Languages. ActiveState also offers OEM licensing for including ActivePerl, ActivePython or ActiveTcl with your products, services, and publications. Contact Sales@Act iveState.com for OEM license inquires.

About ActiveState - ActiveState is the leading provider of tools for dynamic languages such as Perl, PHP, Python, Tcl, and XSLT. Millions of developers rely on ActiveState's professional development tools, high-quality language distributions and enterprise services. www.ActiveState.com

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