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From "Glenn Williams" <i...@tinylion.co.uk>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] New website content
Date Wed, 04 Jul 2012 07:39:51 GMT
First chance this morning to take a look at the site.

I like.

Meant to just have a quick look, ended up browsing around for half an hour, so that’s a
good sign.

Anyway, nice work.


Glenn Williams
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-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Rowe [mailto:scottrowe@me.com] 
Sent: 03 July 2012 23:41
To: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
Cc: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] New website content

I also thought the mobile image should show a tablet and a phone. Overall it looks fantastic
though...



On Jul 3, 2012, at 6:33 PM, Tink <flex@tink.ws> wrote:

> Guess this applies to SmartTV's too which sold by many manufacturers, not just Samsung.
> 
> Tink
> 
> 
> On 3 Jul 2012, at 23:29, Tink wrote:
> 
>> Anyone else think it would be more appropriate to have a more generic desktop and
mobile image instead of the distinctly apple products?
>> 
>> Tink
>> 
>> 
>> On 28 Jun 2012, at 02:02, 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/fle
>>>> x/> [2] 
>>>> http://sourceforge.net/adobe/**flexsdk/wiki/About/<http://sourcefor
>>>> ge.net/adobe/flexsdk/wiki/About/>
>>>> [3] http://flex.org/what-is-flex/
>>>> [4] 
>>>> http://www.adobe.com/products/**flex.html<http://www.adobe.com/prod
>>>> ucts/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<h
>>>> ttp://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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