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From Jenn Turner <j...@neighbourhood.ie>
Subject Re: 2.0 Website Update
Date Sat, 03 Sep 2016 13:08:14 GMT
Yeah, I'm in to help :)

On Saturday, September 3, 2016, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:

> Hey everybody,
>
> I’ve started a modest website update for the upcoming 2.0 release:
>
> - new logo
> - removed textured linen background, moved to flat grey
> - new top-level marketing slogans (wip)
> - new intro texts (wip)
> - new 2.0 download section (final links TBD)
>   - I kept the 1.6.1/1.7.0 section, because people will want to be
>     able to keep downloading that
> - improved load time by serving JIRA “Submit a Bug” JavaScript include
>   from the same host as opposed to live from JIRA which tends to take
>   a few seconds. This might need updating on JIRA updates, but these
>   are rare.
> - improved “small screen” menu drop-down
>
>
>     Preview here: http://jan.prima.de/couchdb-2.0/
>
>     Branch here: https://github.com/apache/couchdb-www/tree/2.0
>
>
>
> TODO (needs your help):
>
> - I don’t know my way around @2x images in web design and I think the new
> logo needs some treatment, would appreciate any designer here taking a lead
> on this. Feel free to just commit on that branch.
>
> - finalise marketing slogans and description updates. Bikeshed away
> (within reason, the main direction has been decided upon a while ago).
>
> - I’d like to add a few pointers to different CouchDB use-case scenarios
> that highlight the awesomeness of our replication. I think the easiest of
> these is a short blog post series that then can be linked to from the main
> website (as opposed to introduce more sections into the single-page, or
> changing from single- to multi-page). My thinking here is that we want to
> cover the following scenarios at least:
>
>   1. 3+ node CouchDB cluster, replication for inter-node updates
>
>   2. 3+ cloud locations, a cluster in each, for geo-distribution (closer
> to users, and fault tolerance)
>
>   3. cloud location + 1000s+ of mobile / web clients  (w/ PouchDB and
> Couchbase Lite), highlight Offline First (offlinefirst.org) strength
>
>   4. distributed office locations (think London, New York, Tokio), all
> end-users with low-latency connections to CouchDB, all data syncing in the
> background, easy to open new offices, etc.
>
>   5. eHealth Africa Ebola Response. Essentially 3. but more concrete, with
> focus on regions with challenging network infrastructure c.f.
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sLjWlWvCsc&spfreload=10
>
>   6+. <your ideas here>
>
>   Optional / later:
>     - npmjs.com case study (they heavily rely on CouchDB and replication)
>     - some big data client of Cloudant’s would be nice ;)
>
> All of these would just be a couple of paragraphs long, nothing too
> in-depth, but with nice diagrams showing all the components and data flow.
>
> Who’d be up for helping with these? I’ll send you one of the sweet,
> exclusive CouchDB 2.0 coffee mugs :)
>
> // CC Jenn, would you able to coordinate this again?
>
> These shouldn’t take long to write, and I’m sure we can get 3 or 4
> together until next Thursday, so they can go out with the 2.0 release.
>
> What do you think?
>
> Best
> Jan
> --
>
>

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