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From Corey Nolet <cjno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Accumulo site Bootstrapped
Date Thu, 06 Mar 2014 01:49:01 GMT
+1 It is much cleaner. Would be nice (and more maintainable) for sub-menus-
specifically on the versions for docs &  packages.


On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 8:23 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:

> +1 for what's been done so far, and for revamped site with 1.6.0 release.
>
> Rollout sub-menus might be nice. That nav bar is pretty busy.
>
> --
> Christopher L Tubbs II
> http://gravatar.com/ctubbsii
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 6:32 PM, Josh Elser <josh.elser@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Def needs a little more TLC, but using something like Bootstrap instead
> of
> > rolling our own is definitely the way to go.
> >
> > Would be happy to help out here -- maybe we can get a revamped site for
> > 1.6.0? That'd be pretty boss.
> >
> >
> > On 3/5/14, 5:40 PM, Bill Havanki wrote:
> >>
> >> Some folks in the IRC room were discussing how nice the Spark [1] and
> Hue
> >> [2] sites look compared to ours. While babysitting integration tests, I
> >> decided to prototype a rework of our site using Twitter Bootstrap [3],
> the
> >> front-end framework that both of those other sites use.
> >>
> >> Here are the pages that I converted.
> >>
> >> * http://people.apache.org/~bhavanki/accumulo-bootstrapped/
> >> *
> >>
> >>
> http://people.apache.org/~bhavanki/accumulo-bootstrapped/notable_features.html
> >> * http://people.apache.org/~bhavanki/accumulo-bootstrapped/source.html
> >>
> >> You can navigate between those pages using the left nav menu, but try
> >> anywhere else and you'll jump out to the production site.
> >>
> >> The pages use Bootstrap's own theme, with only very slight modifications
> >> to
> >> be close to our own theme. (I actually disabled around 90% of
> >> accumulo.css.) I kept the page organization like production, although we
> >> have many other whizbang options with Bootstrap. Some bits I left messy,
> >> like the nav items for the user manuals, but you should get the idea
> >> anyway.
> >>
> >> Beyond just how it looks, Bootstrap gives you many other capabilities,
> >> especially responsive display for mobile and tablets, so there's benefit
> >> to
> >> a switch beyond just pretty looking boxes.
> >>
> >> [1] spark.apache.org
> >> [2] gethue.com
> >> [3] getbootstrap.com
> >>
> >
>

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