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From Christian Schneider <ch...@die-schneider.net>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Karaf marketing
Date Thu, 07 Jan 2016 07:14:31 GMT
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
>



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