ActivePython 2.0: A Comprehensive Cross-Platform Distribution for Python

ActiveState, a leading provider of Internet programming software and services, has announced that ActivePython 2.0 is available for download. ActivePython is a free binary distribution of Python for Linux, Solaris, and Windows platforms. It includes precompiled libraries, which run on all popular operating systems, and numerous Windows-specific extensions by Mark Hammond, Senior Python Developer. The release extends Python's 'batteries included' philosophy and provides enterprise-wide deployment of Perl and Python, improved programmer productivity, and seamless integration with other technologies. ActiveState believes in the evolution of core Perl and Python technologies and is committed to broadening the appeal of Perl and Python by making available easy to install packages for popular operating systems.