The Verge reported yesterday that HP’s webOS team responsible for Enyo is heading to Google – yes they are. But there is no clear information that states what the team will do at Google. The publication citing “unnamed sources”, stated that Matt McNulty, in charge of Enyo was one of the people headed to Google, along with other team members who are the core well-doing of Enyo. A blog posted on the Enyo website says the majority of the team remains and the development of Enyo will continue and it will expand further.
Here is a blog post:
We’d like to clarify some of the news reports you may have read today about Enyo.
It’s true that some key members of the Enyo team have left the company, but the majority of the engineering and leadership team remains. We want to reassure you that we’re thrilled with the traction Enyo has gained to date and are redoubling our efforts to continue development, working closely with the community.
The core of Enyo 2 is solid. We’re hearing great things from developers about the performance improvements in the last release, and we have another release on the way. After that, we’ll focus on expanding the Onyx widget set. We’ve enlisted the support of the developer relations engineers you know and love to help out as we work on growing the team.
That’s right, we’re growing. As we said earlier this month, we’re hiring — not just to replace the engineers who have left, but to increase the size of the team going forward. If you would like to contribute to the success of Enyo (and get paid for it) please let us know. And of course, all are welcome to contribute to the code by making GitHub pull requests.
Our door is open; if you have any concerns, feel free to voice them in the Enyo forums. We’re always listening and will do our best to address your questions. We’ll also be out in person at next week’s O’Reilly Fluent Conference in San Francisco, and at HP Discover in Las Vegas the following week — we’d love to see you there.