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From Ian Maxon <ima...@uci.edu>
Subject Re: New website
Date Fri, 05 Jun 2015 06:41:03 GMT
Oh, no it isn't supposed to link to the stable version. The value in
_config.yml was wrong. Fixed!

- Ian

On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 11:15 PM, Ildar Absalyamov <
ildar.absalyamov@gmail.com> wrote:

> The link to the 0.8.7-snapshot on
> https://parshimers.github.io/asterix-website/download.html <
> https://parshimers.github.io/asterix-website/download.html> leeds to
> latest released version.
> Is that supposed to be that way?
>
> > On Jun 4, 2015, at 20:01, Eugenia Gabrielova <
> genia.likes.science@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Ian,
> >
> > I like the website, it's very informative!
> >
> > My only suggestion might be to add a bit of color contrast in and between
> > some of the sections: Feature Overview and Getting Started sections, and
> on
> > the Download page. I felt like the content of these sections and the
> > download page was harder for me to visually follow because the columns
> > bleed together a bit.
> >
> > As an example of how it might be adjusted: http://jekyllrb.com/, on the
> > Jekyll website, you can see how the red bar in the middle splits the page
> > between features, installation instructions, and hosting information. The
> > feature columns on this site are narrow, which makes each paragraph a bit
> > easier to follow.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Eugenia
> >
> > 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/
> >> <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
> >>
>
> Best regards,
> Ildar
>
>

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