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From Jean-Baptiste Onofré ...@nanthrax.net>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Karaf marketing
Date Thu, 03 Dec 2015 08:55:17 GMT
Yes, let me do that.


On 12/03/2015 08:56 AM, Morgan Hautman wrote:
> As discussed on Skype:
> It would be better if the menu sticks to the left even when the users
> scolls down.
> For the font-size , better define text with "em" instead of "px".
> Regards,
> Morgan
> On 12/02/2015 04:48 PM, Jean-Baptiste Onofré wrote:
>> I added a left menu, change the bullet form, align the project section
>> on left (instead of right). For the font-size, I'm not sure for now (I
>> setted to 14px for now, I tried 16px but I don't like the result that
>> much).
>> The proposal is on the same location:
>> http://maven.nanthrax.net/goodies/karaf/site/
>> Regards
>> JB
>> On 12/02/2015 09:48 AM, Morgan Hautman wrote:
>>> HI JB,
>>> Some remarks / improvements I see:
>>> I think the font is too small , particularly the headings.
>>> Since you want to put everything (like the releases for example) on a
>>> single page. It might be a good idea to add a sort of quick navigation
>>> on the left of each page. Like I did here ->
>>> http://mhautman.com/karaf-site/
>>> On the home page, when you scroll down to "Projects", it's a nice try to
>>> put all the Text centered at the right but It's IMHO it's really weird
>>> and even more with the bullets. You should try to make the bullet center
>>> to the left but let the whole content float to the left. (If you get
>>> what I mean..)
>>> Regards,
>>> Morgan
>>> On 12/01/2015 04:39 PM, Jean-Baptiste Onofré wrote:
>>>> Hi guys,
>>>> I updated the website proposal:
>>>> http://maven.nanthrax.net/goodies/karaf/site/
>>>> (don't forget to reload the page cache with CTRL-R for instance).
>>>> I added most of the pages (I have to clean up some links), the news
>>>> sliders, etc.
>>>> Now, I'm working on:
>>>> 1. migrating the documentation to asciidoc (like the decanter one)
>>>> 2. revamping of the dev guide to be more "recipes oriented", with
>>>> samples embedded in the distribution
>>>> Regarding the website, please, don't hesitate to share your comments
>>>> (on IRC, Skype, mail, or mailing list), I will integrate it.
>>>> I would like to promote this new "marketing" material soon.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Regards
>>>> JB
>>>> On 11/12/2015 07:54 AM, Jean-Baptiste Onofré wrote:
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>> I already discussed with some of you about my plan on Karaf marketing.
>>>>> I think clearly that we had a great project, a great team, a great
>>>>> tool,
>>>>> but we're not really good in term of promotion and marketing.
>>>>> Especially, we have to be clear in the message and the projects
>>>>> that we
>>>>> deliver. For instance, again, I'm sure that karaf-boot is a huge step
>>>>> forward in Karaf adoption. I'm not sure that all users are aware and
>>>>> know the purpose of Cellar, Cave, Decanter, and even some Karaf areas.
>>>>> In order to improve the Karaf marketing area, I would like to propose
>>>>> the following plan:
>>>>> 1. More professional website
>>>>> I think we have to improve both the content and the look'n feel of the
>>>>> website.
>>>>> In term of content, I think it makes sense to not emphasize on
>>>>> OSGi. The
>>>>> fact that Karaf runs OSGi is not really interesting for most of end
>>>>> users (of course, it is for advanced/power users). We have to explain
>>>>> that Karaf is modern and multi-purpose container. More over, with
>>>>> karaf-boot, it becomes also a bootstrapper and "run anywhere" paradigm
>>>>> platform.
>>>>> So, I started a new website, changing the look'n feel (to give a more
>>>>> professional shape) and the content (changing the marketing message):
>>>>>      http://maven.nanthrax.net/goodies/karaf/site/
>>>>> I will complete the website today (some cleanup, other pages than the
>>>>> home one, etc), but it already gives you an idea.
>>>>> 2. New guides/documentation
>>>>> I'm working on the improvement in term of content of the
>>>>> documentation.
>>>>> Especially, the dev guide will be more straight forward, providing
>>>>> recipes for users.
>>>>> All guides will use asciidoc now. You can already see the kind of
>>>>> output
>>>>> on the Decanter guide:
>>>>> http://karaf.apache.org/manual/decanter/latest-1/index.html
>>>>> All Karaf guides (and subprojects) will be rendered in a popup using
>>>>> such look'n feel.
>>>>> 3. Meetups
>>>>> I plan to organize a Karaf Meetup beginning of 2016. I have some
>>>>> sponsors in mind. The purpose is to meet most of Karaf users, devs,
>>>>> and
>>>>> enthusiasts.
>>>>> I will give you more details soon.
>>>>> Thoughts ?
>>>>> Regards
>>>>> JB

Jean-Baptiste Onofré
Talend - http://www.talend.com

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