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From Jean-Baptiste Onofré ...@nanthrax.net>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Karaf marketing
Date Thu, 07 Jan 2016 07:33:15 GMT
It's the purpose of the vote. I already have a branch where I'm 
preparing the skin.

On 01/07/2016 08:14 AM, Christian Schneider wrote:
> The current state looks pretty good. I think at this point we could start
> to move it into a branch of the official karaf site.
> WDYT?
>
> Christian
>
>
> 2016-01-07 8:05 GMT+01:00 Jean-Baptiste Onofré <jb@nanthrax.net>:
>
>> Hi Serge,
>>
>> I applied your two proposals and updated the website on my server.
>>
>> It looks better to me as well (I don't see a huge change about
>> line-height, but border-radius is fine).
>>
>> Morgan also requested to add more space bottom to the top menu.
>>
>> Regards
>> JB
>>
>>
>> On 01/06/2016 09:44 PM, Serge Huber wrote:
>>
>>> I really like it but some little details have been bugging me, the line
>>> spacing of lists. I looked at the CSS and noticed you have a line-height:
>>> 20px set that seems very weird on the home page. I tested by deactivating
>>> it (removing it) and it seems the default setting works better on the pages
>>> I tested.
>>>
>>> It’s really a detail though :)
>>>
>>> I also tried adding a border-radius on the home page titles :
>>>
>>> .homepage-subtitle, .homepage-title {
>>>          background: rgba(52,48,45,.8);
>>>          color: #f1f1f1;
>>>          display: inline-block;
>>>          border-radius: 5px;
>>>          -webkit-border-radius: 5px;
>>>          -moz-border-radius: 5px;
>>> }
>>>
>>> I find it a little less rough but again that’s personal preference :)
>>>
>>> cheers,
>>>     Serge…
>>>
>>>
>>> On 6 janv. 2016, at 18:17, Jean-Baptiste Onofré <jb@nanthrax.net> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> I updated the new website proposal on my server:
>>>>
>>>> http://maven.nanthrax.net/goodies/karaf/site/
>>>>
>>>> Please, don't forget to update your browser cache (using CTRL-SHIFT-R on
>>>> Firefox for instance).
>>>>
>>>> I would like to start a vote tomorrow, so please, take a tour and send
>>>> your feedbacks to me.
>>>>
>>>> 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
>>>> jbonofre@apache.org
>>>> http://blog.nanthrax.net
>>>> Talend - http://www.talend.com
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>> --
>> Jean-Baptiste Onofré
>> jbonofre@apache.org
>> http://blog.nanthrax.net
>> Talend - http://www.talend.com
>>
>
>
>

-- 
Jean-Baptiste Onofré
jbonofre@apache.org
http://blog.nanthrax.net
Talend - http://www.talend.com

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