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Holiday discount - this year a bit different

As every year, I'm giving away my software at a discounted price for a short preriod. Starting with today, you can get the game editor CopperCube, the website editor WebsitePainter, the diagram editor DiagramPainter and the AS3 and SWF obfuscator irrFuscator for 25% less. Until the end of this year.

But this year, I made it a bit different. There is one single, big page where all discounts of all products are listed, and you can get the discount only via that page:

Previously, I just gave away a discount code which you could enter on the order page when buying a product. I'm curious how this change will reflect on the amount of sales. Will more people now purchase more than one product because they see there is an interesting looking one discounted as well? Will they overlook it - maybe the page is too complicated - and not use discounts at all? I'll see in two weeks.



Develop's article about CopperCube

The game development magazine 'Develop' has published a short article about CopperCube. It seems that finally, at least a few more people become aware of the existence of CopperCube. Which for now, still is a big problem: Most people looking for a tool like this don't even know that CopperCube exists. I'm trying to do my best to change this, but it is quite a difficult task :) I guess It's a step into the right direction to be mentioned by such a major game development magazine.



Website statistics update

Since I'm using Piwik, I really enjoy analyzing my web traffic. It helped me to find some bugs in my websites, and improve some problems with them. But it is also interesting watching the configurations of the visitors. I've posted some stats like this before on this blog, so here is an update:
Chrome is apparently the new favourite browser of mostly everyone. And IE has totally lost it's prevalence, at least on my websites:

The top list is: Chrome (50%), Firefox (25%), Safari (10%), IE (10%), and Opera (4%). I also have a few users using Iron, Konqueror and IBrowse. Interesting.
Windows still is the number one operating system of people visiting my websites (72%). Here it is broken down to Windows versions:

Windows 7 (49%), Mac OS X (12%), Win XP (11%), Windows 8 (9%), Linux (6%), Windows NT (WTF? - 3%), Windows Vista has the same amount of visits as Android and iOS. There are also some very exotic operating systems used, like Maemo and Sun OS.

90% of all visitors have Flash, 80% still have Java enabled, and - surprising to me - 51% of all have Silverlight. 14% still have the Adobe Director plugin running (why?), and even 7% have a Realplayer, wow. Only 6% of all users are using a mobile phone to read about the stuff I am working on, the rest are using a Desktop PC.

Not sure what can be learned from all that, but it's interesting.