ActiveState Code (the new Python Cookbook) has been launched

Trent Mick trentm at
Mon Jul 28 18:55:49 CEST 2008

Nick Craig-Wood wrote:
> Trent Mick <trentm at> wrote:
>>  I happy to announce that ActiveState Code has been taken out of beta. 
>>  This is the new site replacing the ASPN Cookbooks -- in particular the 
>>  Python Cookbook.
> Looks great and much faster than the old site!


> Mind telling us how it is implemented?  I'm guessing python/django by
> the url and the fact that you have python stuff on your home pages but
> I could be wrong!

Yup, it is a Django-based site -- a pleasure to work with, that. Using 
django-tagging, django-template-utils & universal feedparser (for 
hooking in Atom content for News section on home page), django-voting, 
python-markdown2 (for rendering comments, discussion/descriptions), 
recaptcha-client (for feedback when not logged in), pygments (for syntax 

I've just submitted the site to

I hope to do some blog posts about some parts of the site soon and 
release the small re-usable "feedback" app I've put together for getting 
feedback on the site.


Trent Mick
trentm at

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