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  3 Weeks Ago
Fabric Software no longer developing their software platform and tools.

Quote: Thank you for your interest in Fabric Engine. Please note that we are no longer developing our software platform and tools.
http://fabricengine.com/

sad news :-(
 
  3 Weeks Ago
:-( :-( :-( :-( :-( :-(
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  3 Weeks Ago
Sold to someone hopefully?
 
  3 Weeks Ago
why do I have the feeling Autodesk is involved in this?
 
  3 Weeks Ago
Originally Posted by oddforce: why do I have the feeling Autodesk is involved in this?

Never would've thought I'd say something like this, but I sure hope you're right on this - would be a shame to see this one go. Really nice and powerful tool and most importantly something Autodesk apparently cannot get together themselves.
 
  3 Weeks Ago
Nobody has any info about this ? No acquisition annoucement ? no message from CEO ? this is weird. Hope they have suceed to sell their tech !
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  3 Weeks Ago
Originally Posted by wizzackr: Never would've thought I'd say something like this, but I sure hope you're right on this - would be a shame to see this one go. Really nice
and powerful tool and most importantly something Autodesk apparently
cannot get together themselves.

I meant it in the sense they found a way to shut them down. But this would be my favored outcome too of course.
 
  3 Weeks Ago
Originally Posted by oddforce: I meant it in the sense they found a way to shut them down. But this would be my favored outcome too of course.
Probably not, Autodesk is on spending freeze.
 
  3 Weeks Ago
Every time someone develops a cool node/dataflow based programming environment, it dies a horrible death within a few years.

I don't want to get conspiratorial, but its almost like purely visual programming is being deliberately held back.

The fabric guys do have options though. For example, nothing is stopping them from integrating Fabric programming into something like Unity, UE, CryEngine.
 
  3 Weeks Ago
That sucks, was interested to hear more from them in the future... damn.
 
  3 Weeks Ago
Originally Posted by gandhics: Probably not, Autodesk is on spending freeze.
Acquisitions take time and it's possible that these wheels were in motion long before any spending freeze came into play. pure speculation, of course.
 
  2 Weeks Ago
heard rumors it's a pretty fruity company behind the purchase.
 
  2 Weeks Ago
Originally Posted by lwan: heard rumors it's a pretty fruity company behind the purchase.

You mean they where bought byChiquita Brands International?
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  2 Weeks Ago
According to a post on cgchannel its a bankruptcy rather than a takeover. Sad if true.
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