Free Multi-Language Editor for Dynamic Languages

VANCOUVER, BC, January 23, 2007–ActiveState Software Inc., the
leading provider of development tools and services for dynamic
languages, today announced the release of Komodo Edit 4.0, a free
editor based on the award-winning Komodo IDE.

Komodo Edit 4.0 delivers powerful editing capabilities for dynamic
languages including Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby and Tcl; plus support for
browser-side code including JavaScript, CSS, HTML and XML. Background
syntax checking and syntax coloring catch errors immediately, while
autocomplete and calltips guide developers as they code. It is
available now on Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.

Other features include a project manager, for flexible organization
of all project elements, and the Toolbox, for storing configurable
“Run” commands, macros, code snippets, URLs, Live and Virtual
Folders, templates, menus, toolbars and remote files. Toolbox items
can be distributed to other Komodo users.

Komodo Edit 4.0 also allows users to easily extend its architecture,
with support for adding advanced capabilities through Firefox-style
..xpi extensions.

Also today, ActiveState announced the release of Komodo IDE 4.0, the
first unified workspace for end-to-end development of dynamic web
applications. A rich feature set for client-side Ajax languages,
coupled with advanced support for dynamic languages, enables
developers to quickly and easily create robust web apps.

Komodo IDE 4.0 features comprehensive editing and debugging, plus
intelligent tools for regular expressions, team development,
customization and unparalleled extensibility. The result is a
powerful coding environment for framework stacks like Ruby on Rails
and CakePHP, and client libraries such as the Yahoo! UI Library and
Dojo. A single license covers users across Linux, Mac OS X and
Windows. For more information, purchases and free trials, go to

“Our goal is to create uncompromised, extensible tools built
specifically for dynamic language programmers. Our language
distributions have always been free, and now Komodo Edit extends that
community support into our development tools,” said Matt Herdon,
Product Manager, Komodo. “This is a world-class, free editor with
code intelligence. It’s a great introduction to Komodo IDE, a product
truly unique in the depth of support for dynamic languages and web
application development, but also a powerful tool in its own right.”

ActiveState has recently launched the beta release of a community
support site, where Komodo users can share code, custom extensions
and knowledge. The site currently hosts user forums and FAQs, and
will be expanded soon to include resources for creating and sharing
extensions. The site is available now at

About Komodo Edit
ActiveState Komodo Edit 4.0 Beta 5 is available now. For more
information or to download the beta, go to

About ActiveState
ActiveState is the leading provider of tools and services for dynamic
languages such as JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby and Tcl.
Millions of developers rely on ActiveState’s cross-platform,
professional development tools, high-quality language distributions,
and enterprise services. Learn more at