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From Ashish Desai <ashish.de...@zootar.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] New website content
Date Thu, 28 Jun 2012 02:16:34 GMT
I also have offered to help build the website. HTML, Flex, JS anything is fine. I think to
showcase, the website will make a greater impact if built using flex, but i am not sure if
this violates Apache's architecture of already hosted websites.

Ashish Desai
Zootar Inc.
ashish.desai@zootar.com



On Jun 27, 2012, at 9:02 PM, Nicholas Kwiatkowski wrote:

> Reply inline :
> 
> On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 1:55 PM, Tomasz Maciąg | Fuse Collective <
> t.maciag@fusecollective.com> wrote:
> 
>> I'd like to ask for help/opinion about site map and site content. Most of
>> the needed content can be used from current site [1] and open@adobe [2].
>> However there are a couple of important informations that IMO could be
>> helpful especially for newcomers. Bellow is proposed site map and mockup
>> [5] (not all info is on designs). I've put question marks beside pages that
>> I'm not sure how to deal with (if they are needed now and, are we able to
>> produce proper content for them). Any help regarding those will be much
>> appreciated.
>> 
>> 1. About:
>>   - What is Flex, content from open@adobe [2]
>>   - Supporting platforms
>>   - Features (?)
>> 
> 
> I wonder if we can grab an old features list from the old Flex SDK page on
> Adobe's site.  Not the text, but at least the highlighted features...
> 
> 
>>   - Showcase (?)
>> 
> 
> Adobe still has their Flex Showcase site up.  Wonder if we pick some of the
> most popular of these sites and run with that.
> http://flex.org/showcase-all.php
> 
> 
>>   - Resources (?)
>> 
> 
> This is a toughie.  I'll see what I can pull together.  There are LOTS of
> resources out there -- maybe we can open it up for the community to give
> input on that -- I know it's been talked about quite a few times on the
> list.
> 
> 
>> 
>> About page should have Features and Showcase pages but I'm not sure what
>> to put here.
>> For features I was thinking about something like on [3]. We can't use
>> those texts directly but I'm willing to rewrite them. Is that enough in
>> terms of features, what do you think? Maybe someone has flex related text
>> content from clients presentations or company offer that could be helpful
>> here?
>> Resources - links to paces where you can find useful information about
>> flex (tutorials, manuals, documentation, blogs, books). There are a lot of
>> useful information on adobe [4] and flex dev center [5] that could be
>> linked.
>> 
>> 2. News (?) - ontent from current site
>> New addition to structure that is absent in designs.
>> 
> 
> I plan on updating the news once a month (to correspond with the Apache
> Revue that I'm helping write on the Spoon side).  It would be great to have
> a spot on the site for that.
> 
> 
>> 
>> 3. Get started (Download SDK, Learn, Get Involved, Community) - example
>> content in mockup [6]
>> 
>> 4. Learn/Wiki (link to Wiki)
>> 
>> 5. Community:
>>   - Get Involved - content from current site
>>   - Team - content from current site
>>   - Mailinglists - content from current site
>>   - Social media (Twitter, Google)
>>   - User groups (?)
>> 
> 
> Spoon Foundation has a pretty good list for this.  I think Kevin was
> working on it recently.
> 
> 
>>   - Events (?)
>> 
> 
> Again, Spoon was working on an events list, but I'm not sure how complete
> it is at this point.  Or maybe it is complete and just depressing.
> 
> 
>> 
>> 6. Downloads - content from current site
>>   - Download SDK
>>   - Source access (svn/github mirror/etc.)
>>   - JIRA
>> 
>> 7. Apache Software Foundation (links to apache)
>>   - Website/About ASF
>>   - Donations
>>   - Sponsorship
>>   - Security
>>   - Thanks
>> 
>> [1] http://incubator.apache.org/**flex/<http://incubator.apache.org/flex/>
>> [2] http://sourceforge.net/adobe/**flexsdk/wiki/About/<http://sourceforge.net/adobe/flexsdk/wiki/About/>
>> [3] http://flex.org/what-is-flex/
>> [4] http://www.adobe.com/products/**flex.html<http://www.adobe.com/products/flex.html>
>> [5] http://www.adobe.com/devnet/**flex.html<http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flex.html>
>> [6] http://clients.fusecollective.**com/flex/apache_flex_mockup.**png<http://clients.fusecollective.com/flex/apache_flex_mockup.png>
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Tomasz Maciąg
>> Fuse Collective
>> www.fusecollective.com
>> 
>> 
> Thanks for the hard work on this already.  Let me know how to help on this
> effort. I want the website to really make us proud -- and not just content
> :)
> 
> -Nick Kwiatkowski
> quetwo@apache.org


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