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From Gabe Bell <christiang...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Website vs. Flex
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:45:36 GMT
Yes, the style I posted was also bootstrap. I plan on iterating some more over the weekend
for a few more alternatives. 

Some screenshots or other eye candy could also work instead of a live feed.
On Feb 28, 2013, at 9:27 AM, Jim Klucar <klucar@gmail.com> wrote:

> The flex site looked like bootstrap to me, checked the source and sure
> enough:
> 
>    <script src="js/jquery.js
> <view-source:http://flex.apache.org/js/jquery.js>"></script>
> <script src="js/custom.js
> <view-source:http://flex.apache.org/js/custom.js>"></script>
> <script src="js/selectnav.js
> <view-source:http://flex.apache.org/js/selectnav.js>"></script>
> <script src="js/flexslider.js
> <view-source:http://flex.apache.org/js/flexslider.js>"></script>
> <script src="js/twitter.js
> <view-source:http://flex.apache.org/js/twitter.js>"></script>
> <script src="js/fancybox.js
> <view-source:http://flex.apache.org/js/fancybox.js>"></script>
> <script src="js/isotope.js
> <view-source:http://flex.apache.org/js/isotope.js>"></script>
> <script src="js/bootstrap.js
> <view-source:http://flex.apache.org/js/bootstrap.js>"></script>
> 
> What resources are available to us on that website? Any chance of
> feeding a live monitor from a MiniAccumuloInstance running somewhere
> or anything like that?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 1:20 AM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> I mean a little bit of the style and the drop-down. Mainly, the
>> drop-down, but I like the style, too. I think we should be unique,
>> though, in terms of style (we want to make the brand distinct and
>> easily identifiable), but adopt some of the design considerations
>> (crisp solid colors, distinct borders, minimal 'widgets' and text on
>> the main view, fewer but bigger buttons to direct users to the most
>> important information first, shorter more hierarchical menus rather
>> than long lists, etc.).
>> 
>> --
>> Christopher L Tubbs II
>> http://gravatar.com/ctubbsii
>> 
>> 
>> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 6:36 PM, Gabe Bell <christiangeek@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Agreed on the content restructuring, maybe a new theme could speed that
>> up.
>>> When you say the menus, do you mean the style or the drop-down function?
>>> This design could implement drop-downs without JS -
>> https://dl.dropbox.com/u/265949/AccumuloDropdown.mov (600kb MOV file on
>> Dropbox)
>>> On Feb 26, 2013, at 5:56 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I like the style, but I think it might require some
>>>> content-restructuring (esp. the front page). Also, one thing I really
>>>> liked on the Flex page was the menus.
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Christopher L Tubbs II
>>>> http://gravatar.com/ctubbsii
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 2:34 PM, Gabe Bell <christiangeek@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>>> Took a stab at it for a bit using styling cues from Twitter bootstrap,
>> if the community likes it I can create a SVN patch. Also I am an engineer
>> not a designer so comments/review and subsequently iterations are expected
>> :).
>>>>> 
>>>>> (Full disclosure: Dropbox links to PNG files ahead)
>>>>> 
>>>>> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/265949/AccumuloContributors.png
>>>>> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/265949/AccumuloDownloads.png
>>>>> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/265949/AccumuloFeatures.png
>>>>> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/265949/AccumuloHome.png
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Feb 26, 2013, at 1:53 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org>
wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Has anybody taken a look at the Apache Flex website?
>>>>>> http://flex.apache.org
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> [rhetorical] Why isn't our site this beautiful?
>>>>>> [serious] Who wants to volunteer to make our site this beautiful?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Christopher L Tubbs II
>>>>>> http://gravatar.com/ctubbsii
>>>>> 
>>> 
>> 


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