I beg your pardon for going so long without posting a formal update. Due to life circumstances, I have not been active in Rainmeter since early 2013. While I sincerely miss both the technology and the community—most especially the talented creators and developers with whom I have collaborated—I am no longer able to devote time to them, and unfortunately I don't expect that to change in the foreseeable future.
I am delighted that so many people continue to derive utility and inspiration from Enigma, and I'm very proud of its success. With that said, the version of Enigma posted here is now almost seven years old, and has a number
It's been one week since the release of Enigma v4, and I wanted to take stock of our numbers, for those who are interested in such egotistical things.
By the end of today, about 7,000 users will have downloaded version 4 from deviantArt. Another 1,700 from the mirror on Customize.org. But the overwhelming majority will have come directly from the source repository on GitHub: 22,000.
This was a really stunning revelation to me. I have always assumed that deviantArt accounted for the bulk of our user base. The numbers, however, suggest that a good many of you are getting Enigma through either the official website, or through Rainmeter.net, wh
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I need to give special thanks to smurfier, who has been a huge help to me this cycle. Among many other things, he's contributed his latest features from LuaCalendar, and he's tightened up some of my code considerably. If you like what you see in Enigma 4, be sure to thank him.
I've decided to jump on the Chrome bandwagon and simplify my version numbering. The next stable update will be Enigma 4. After that will be 5, 6, 7, etc. If I need to do patches, they'll still use decimals (e.g. 4.1, 4.2).
Finally, for those who are interested, the Enigma source code is now being hosted on GitHub. So if you want to see, test, and g
An update to Enigma will be released one week from today. This will mainly address bug reports and other feedback from Enigma 3.0. It will also streamline the configuration process, combining resources that used to be split across several files, and add a handful of new features and improvements.