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Author Topic: One more reason to like independent SW developers  (Read 1065 times)


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One more reason to like independent SW developers
« on: July 18, 2012, 02:05:52 PM »
A while back I ordered a copy of Bryan Lunduke's nifty little app generator called Illumination. I got it during a "name your own price" offer. It was version 4. So imagine my surprise when I got the following announcement from Bryan in my email yesterday. As a thank you for my previous support, he's providing a complimentary upgrade to his latest 'deluxe' version 5 at no charge.

In an era when even formerly reputable software providers have resorted to all sorts of word games in order to slither out from under their "lifetime" license promises, it's refreshing to see somebody do something genuinely nice for a change.

Try getting something like that from most of the big players. :Thmbsup:

Text of email
From: Bryan Lunduke [mailto:bryan@lunduke.com]
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 2:28 PM
To: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Subject: Illumination Software Creator 5.0 Deluxe Edition Upgrade


As a way of saying Thank You for your support, below you will find your complimentary upgrade information for Illumination Software Creator 5.0 Deluxe Edition.

The following code will upgrade the Free Edition to the Deluxe Edition.

Register using your full name and the following code:

Code: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Please enter this information (case sensitive) in the Register Illumination window (you can find this under the Help menu).

The latest stable version, as well as Beta releases, of Illumination can be downloaded at:


You may use the official Illumination Software Creator Support Forum to ask questions, make requests or simply to chat with other Illumination users at:


-Bryan Lunduke




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Re: One more reason to like independent SW developers
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2012, 06:00:32 AM »
Same here, he wins a lot of kudo's :Thmbsup:


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Re: One more reason to like independent SW developers
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2012, 01:31:06 AM »
As a side note, looks like a nice application :)

Thanks for sharing.