SOURCE: ActiveState


March 24, 2015 13:44 ET

ActiveState Releases Komodo IDE 9

Support for Google's Go Programming Language, New Track Changes, Significantly Improved Commando "Go To Anything" Search, New Dynamically Updated Markdown Viewer, Improved Komodo Developer API, and Much More

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2015) -  ActiveState, enabling developers and enterprises to innovate from code to cloud, announced today the release of Komodo IDE 9. Komodo is an award winning, professional integrated development environment (IDE) for Python, PHP, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS, Node.js, Go language, Ruby, Perl, Tcl, and a variety of other languages and frameworks. The new Komodo IDE 9 is available immediately for download.

"We've been building Komodo for 15 years, and have been an integral part of trends in development languages. Giving developers tools that expand possibilities -- not restrict them -- is in our DNA. Komodo IDE 9 improves multiple areas including support for Google's Go language and tons of useful track changes, search, markdown viewer improvements, and more," said Jeff Hobbs, CTO & VP, Engineering at ActiveState. "Our newest Komodo release is a culmination of that experience and feedback from individual and enterprise developers." 

In addition to continued support and features for team and enterprise development, Komodo IDE 9's performance improvements make it the fastest version of Komodo to date. There is now support for Google's Go language, a new Track Changes feature with a diff dialog of the changes as well as reversion of individual changes, a new Markdown Viewer that provides a preview of generated HTML directly within a split view with contents dynamically updated, and multiple improvements to the Komodo Developer API. The updated UI also makes it one of the most well designed versions ever produced. Support for Python 3.4 and PHP 5.6 continue to extend the wide range of supported languages. Komodo IDE 9 is a developer's tool built by developers.

What's New in Komodo IDE 9

  • Go Programming Language (golang) Support
  • Track Changes
  • Commando "Go To Anything" Search
  • Dynamically Updated Markdown Viewer
  • Integration
  • Updated UI and Notifications UI
  • Performance Improvements
  • PHP 5.6 and Python 3.4 Support
  • Improvements to Komodo Developer API
  • And much more

A full list of Komodo 9 features is available here:

Komodo IDE is at the center of one of the largest communities of professional developers, with more than 6 million deployments of Komodo IDE and Komodo Edit (ActiveState's basic, open source editor built from Komodo IDE).

Download a free 21-day trial of Komodo IDE 9 for Windows, Mac and Linux is available immediately:

About Komodo IDE
Komodo IDE by ActiveState is a powerful, full-featured multi-language IDE for Python, PHP, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS, Node.js, Golang, Ruby, Perl, Tcl, and a variety of other languages and frameworks. Since 2000, Komodo has been designed with development in mind. Features include syntax checking, smart code and API assistance, code refactoring and code reformatting, visual real time debugging, code profiling, regular expression helper, track changes, unit testing, version control system integration and more. Whether for teams or individuals, our flexible licensing options, cross-platform installers, and full feature set make Komodo the best IDE on the market today.

About ActiveState
ActiveState believes that enterprises gain a competitive advantage when they are able to quickly create, deploy and efficiently manage software solutions that immediately create business value, but they face many challenges that prevent them from doing so. The company is uniquely positioned to help address these challenges through our experience with enterprises, people and technology. ActiveState is proven for the enterprise: more than two million developers and 97 percent of Fortune 1000 companies use ActiveState's end-to-end solutions to develop, distribute, and manage their software applications written in Java, Perl, Python, Node.js, PHP, Tcl and other dynamic languages. Global customers like Cisco, CA, HP, Bank of America, Siemens and Lockheed Martin trust ActiveState to save time, save money, minimize risk, ensure compliance and reduce time to market. To learn more visit,

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