Code Recipes Now on GitHub – 5,000+ Recipes for Python, Perl, Ruby and More

For more than a decade, ActiveState has hosted a vast repository of code recipes and discussions over at – but in recent years it began to seem out-of-sync with the way developers shared code. New users and recipe updates had to be disabled to prevent spam and yet there remained a treasure-trove of interesting and useful pieces of code in this archive.
So, as the first phase of our ongoing effort to update and improve our community sites, we’ve migrated the entire library of code recipes (more than 5K recipes, 15K files and a mind-boggling >700K lines of code!) to GitHub. It’s become clear that GitHub is the central repository where developers share code, and to make it easier we’ve transferred all of the recipes, along with their descriptive text and original licensing terms to our new GitHub repo.