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1M Downloads & Github

Journal Entry: Sun Jan 29, 2012, 5:03 AM


This day marks a special milestone of achievement for the developers of Omnimo. A humble project that started almost two years ago reached one million downloads today. Most of you probably don't know that this project was supposed to be much smaller. When I came up with the early concept in the middle of March, I intended it to have approximately 12 panels and several text items.
WIP - WP7 for rainmeter by fediaFedia
Omnimo: The Beginning

Nothing more. However, shortly after the concept, Xyrfo joined the project. And with our combined passion and ambition, as well as with some help from others, we managed to create the biggest Rainmeter suite ever. Xyrfo did some amazing stuff for the project. Things without which it would just remain but a dream of a madman. But he did it! For that, he deserves no less recognition than I do.

And of course, we would like to thank the community for all the support! You guys are awesome! Nothing motivates doing a project better than to see people use and enjoy the product. We're glad that we had the possibility to work without constraints. Something that could be taken away from us in the future (ACTA/SOPA etc ).

I asked Xyrfo to give a statement for this grand milestone, and here it is:

"...Why did I get dragged into this?..."
-Xyrfo* on January 26th
*Not cited, the quote is a guess, but approved by Xyrfo[1]



Github Announcement
To mark this special event, we created a github repository for Omnimo. This will make it easier for us to track issues, keep our development in sync, as well as open up the possibility for others to join the project. Currently we uploaded the existing version of Omnimo. I'm already starting to list recent bugs to fix for the next version. If you are on github and interested in taking part in this project, feel free to submit a pull request and do your modifications.

Repository link: github.com/fediaFedia/Omnimo/


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xPivotX Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012
Took a look at the GitHub, you did some stuff in AutoIt3 I see. I'm actually learning the language. Simple stuff compared to C++. :P
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alexsamar088 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012
Bravo! I'm glad to see this! keep on the wonderful work and..... cheers :beer: Let's celebrate it !!!
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ashishforyou Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012   General Artist
The project deserved that...Best metro skin ever..:) Congrats
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Gfx-Team Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012
Congratulation. :)
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UltimateRT Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Congratulations!


:groups: Find any skins, themes, wallpapers at #Architecture-of-skin
In God we trust.
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snipes2 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012  Student General Artist
Congrats!
There's always atleast one Omnimo element on my desktop.
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karmat111 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012
Congratulations guys, Omnimo is an amazing Rainmeter project!

You might want to report this guy though - [link] - another malware rip (I reported it).
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ainq Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012
congrats!
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Daan-Falcao Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012
Congratz for you both and, we're all waiting for the new omnimo.
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