"As an XML developer, I do a lot of text processing of XML and SGML files through various Perl scripts and use Komodo for all kinds of tasks when developing with Perl and XSLT," said Ari Nordstrom, AerotechTelub Information & Media AB, a Saab Group Company. "The new editing and toolbox features have really been a big timesaver. Unlike some editors that make a mess when you least need it, Komodo handles Unicode well, which is especially important when working with XML documents."
Komodo 2.0 introduces new key benefits:
"Komodo simplifies development by enabling programmers to code in the open source language of their choice in one standardized development environment," said Matt Herdon, Director of Product Management for ActiveState's Productivity Tools."
"Komodo's range of features has something for programmers of all levels," said Dr. David Ascher, Komodo Technical Lead, ActiveState. "The professional programmer can leverage all of Komodo's advanced functionality such as the Regular Expression toolkit, distributed development support and CGI emulation. The occasional programmer will appreciate Komodo's supportive environment, with the background syntax-checking, auto-completion, and tutorials."
Komodo 2.0 Professional Edition, featuring Source Code Control Integration, Visual Package Manager, and ActiveState GUI Builder, targets professional programmers and is offered for $295. Komodo 2.0 Personal Edition is designed for educational or non-commercial usage for $29.50. Komodo 2.0 for Microsoft Windows is available immediately; Komodo 2.0 for Linux is currently in Beta with a final release available soon. More details are at http://www.ActiveState.com/Komodo.
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