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From Alex Heneveld <alex.henev...@cloudsoftcorp.com>
Subject Re: Brooklyn website - meeting?
Date Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:37:19 GMT

We suggested an online meeting at 4pm UK today to discuss website.  Does 
that still work?  Meet in the IRC room?  Or if people prefer I can set 
up a voice/screen forum.

Best
Alex


On 20/04/2017 20:57, Thomas Bouron wrote:
> Thanks Andrea! I don't mind removing the feather but I thought we were
> obliged to add it to the website as Brooklyn is an apache project, isn't it
> right?
>
> Also, if we put only the Brooklyn logo on the navigation bar, I'm worried
> that the first section of the homepage won't work anymore. We will need to
> put something else there. If you have any ideas, I gladly take suggestions
> :)
>
> Best.
>
> On Thu, 20 Apr 2017 at 20:26 Andrea Turli <andrea.turli@cloudsoftcorp.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I think it's a great contribution, much better on a small screen like
>> smartphone. Still `Apache Brooklyn` doesn't fit nicely though. Also maybe
>> instead of the feather, we could keep a brooklyn logo on the bar that
>> remains when you scroll down, wdyt?
>>
>> Il 20/apr/2017 18:12, "Thomas Bouron" <thomas.bouron@cloudsoftcorp.com> ha
>> scritto:
>>
>>> Hi Brooklyners
>>>
>>> I just pushed a PR[1] which implement the changes I was proposing earlier
>>> in this thread. I also pushed a demo of the new website and landing page
>> on
>>> my fork[2]
>>>
>>> Best.
>>>
>>> [1] https://github.com/apache/brooklyn-docs/pull/173
>>> [2] https://tbouron.github.io/brooklyn-docs/
>>>
>>> On Tue, 18 Apr 2017 at 09:38 John McCabe <john@johnmccabe.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>> +1 on Thomas's mock up, looks great.
>>>>
>>>> Being able to see something in action before trying it can be useful,
>>>> perhaps something asciinema-like (https://asciinema.org/a/46498).
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, 18 Apr 2017 at 08:21 Thomas Bouron <
>>>> thomas.bouron@cloudsoftcorp.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, 18 Apr 2017 at 00:32 Alex Heneveld <
>>>>> alex.heneveld@cloudsoftcorp.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Wow - really like this!  Very clean and elegant.
>>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> I think we should /show/ a little bit more what we mean by
>>>>>> modeling/deploying/managing -- eg for modelling (code snippet),
>> and a
>>>>>> graphic w cloud icons for deploy, and maybe a UI screenshot for
>>> manage
>>>> ?
>>>>> I'm not sure I agree with that. I deliberately went for less because
>> I
>>>>> believe less is more, especially on the homepage. Adding a code
>>> snippet,
>>>>> screenshots abd logos will do the reverse IMO. You started this
>> thread
>>> by
>>>>> saying that Brooklyn is always considered as complicated, doing this
>>> will
>>>>> reinforce this feeling IMO.
>>>>>
>>>>> That being said, we could add a page to have a UI tour, with a link
>> to
>>> it
>>>>> in the "Get Started" menu item?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> And not sure about curl-to-bash for install -- some people are
>>>>>> uncomfortable with that (in any case we should curl from an apache
>>> site
>>>>>> for a release, not github).
>>>>>
>>>>> I used github as an example, this is not a real URL.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> But some one-line quick start would be
>>>>>> nice.  A docker image?  (And can say jump to Get Started for other
>>>>>> flavours of installs.)
>>>>>>
>>>>> Why not for the docker image. I went for the curl command because
>>> that's
>>>>> the only one that does not require the user to install anything else.
>>> If
>>>>> you think about it, a quick start guide that starts by "Install
>> docker"
>>>> or
>>>>> "Install vagrant AND VirtualBox" is far from a great way to start
>> for a
>>>>> first-time Brooklyn user. Now I might be wrong about this and if it
>> is
>>>> the
>>>>> case, then I'm happy to change it (again, that's just a prototype)
>>>>> Regarding the other flavours of install, it's specified in a link,
>>> below
>>>>> the shell command ;)
>>>>>
>>>>> Lastly instead of the brooklyn logo font, can you just use the big
>> logo
>>>>>> PNG that is currently in use on the site?
>>>>>
>>>>> I could do that but:
>>>>>
>>>>>     1. the quality is not as nice as pure text
>>>>>     2. from an semantic/SEO point of view, it's better to use the text
>>> as
>>>>>     crawler will be able to read it
>>>>>
>>>>> Also, I don't know if you noticed but I rearranged the menu items. I
>>> was
>>>>> planning to do this + update all the web dependencies i.e. bootstrap,
>>>>> jquery, etc
>>>>>
>>>>> Best
>>>>> --
>>>>>
>>>>> Thomas Bouron • Senior Software Engineer @ Cloudsoft Corporation •
>>>>> https://cloudsoft.io/
>>>>> Github: https://github.com/tbouron
>>>>> Twitter: https://twitter.com/eltibouron
>>>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> Thomas Bouron • Senior Software Engineer @ Cloudsoft Corporation •
>>> https://cloudsoft.io/
>>> Github: https://github.com/tbouron
>>> Twitter: https://twitter.com/eltibouron
>>>


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