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From Mike Carey <dtab...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New website
Date Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:02:48 GMT
+1 -- looks very nice to me!

On 6/15/15 1:40 PM, Ian Maxon wrote:
> I've tried to incorporate some of the changes mentioned in the thread,
> an updated version of the site is here (at the same place!) :
> https://parshimers.github.io/asterix-website/index.html
>
> If there are no major objections I think this will get pushed to the
> Apache website once we release in the next week or so.
>
> - Ian
>
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 7:44 PM, Ian Maxon <imaxon@uci.edu> wrote:
>> Hey everyone,
>>
>> I've been working on making a better website to use for our Apache domain.
>> You can check out a preview here :
>> https://parshimers.github.io/asterix-website/ , and the source is here :
>> https://github.com/parshimers/asterix-website . It should build like any
>> other Jekyll website, just be sure to change the URL if you try previewing
>> it locally.
>>
>> Any thoughts would be welcomed. I think the frontpage still needs some work
>> (the features should have some sort of small image to illustrate each one ),
>> and there should be a detailed features page. The documentation also needs
>> to be harmonized and integrated with this site. I think we could also add a
>> blog easily, but I'm not sure how everyone feels about that. It would be
>> good to show activity and give people a peek of what's going on between
>> releases.
>>
>> This new website should also be a lot easier to maintain and add content to
>> for everyone. There's really not much HTML required unless it is a more
>> complex layout like the front page, for example all of the contribution
>> pages are just markdown.
>>
>> Thanks, and looking forward to your comments,
>> - Ian


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