Until recently Cinera was a one-shot affair. A single run of the program would merely involve processing all the annotation files given to it, before exiting (typically in under a second). This speed-up alone is a pretty sweet step up from the existing annotation system for Handmade Hero which, on my machine and for reasons I'm really not sure I have the stomach to fathom, tended to take upward of a minute to do its stuff. In this state, however, Cinera would depend on some other service to monitor a repository or directory and trigger it into action when ...
Read More →