This is a small bug fix release that mainly address the plugin framework. A lot of work has been done to enhance and solidify the Python integration. Finally a new validation plugin type was added so a validation plugin can pass validation results to the built in validation pane. As usual the binary and source … Continue reading Sigil 0.8.2 Released
The Good Parts I'm a big open source advocate and spend quite a bit of my spare time contributing to various open source projects. Everything form managing full projects such as Sigil, and KDocker. Also, heavily contributing to projects such as calibre. As well as doing one off patches and filing bug reports to various … Continue reading Why I Love and Hate Linux Distros
Sigil 0.8.1 is now available! This is a bug fix release. See the Changelog for a full list of changes. Also, the source package directory structure has changed a bit. A number of files that were top level have been put into a docs subdirectory. Further, the source zip package is now putting the everything … Continue reading Sigil 0.8.1 Released
Introduction I'm pleased to announce the availability of Sigil version 0.8.0! The download location has changed sine the last release. This is because Google Code has stopped providing or allowing new downloads. Existing downloads will eventually be removed from the service completely. It has been nearly a year since the last release of Sigil. This … Continue reading Sigil 0.8.0 Released
As I've said in previous posts Sigil isn't dead. It's recently had a lack of contributors making development stalled. As long as people are willing to contribute to Sigil it will continue to evolve and move forward. As for contributing myself I simply don't have 20-30 hours a week to devote to writing code for … Continue reading Sigil Status Update
At this point Sigil is no longer being actively developed. Moving development to Github has netted a few contributions but they were one offs and fairly minor. With Sigil development being stalled, Kovid (of calibre) starting making the tweak epub functionality in calibre into a full editor. calibre's editor at this point is stable and … Continue reading Sigil's Spiritual Successor
This is a small maintenance release of Sigil. Books with an invalid doctype should open as they did in version prior to 0.7.3. Also, this release has a build for OS X using Qt 5.2.0 Beta 1. This release should support Mavericks though it has not been tested on Mavericks.