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From Karl Wright <daddy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proposal for a brand new ManifoldCF website
Date Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:29:18 GMT
Hi Piergiorgio,

I am very happy someone is looking into this!

I would suggest starting with the main site and not trying to do the
release documentation this way until we understand the tools.

Karl


On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 5:20 AM, Piergiorgio Lucidi <piergiorgio@apache.org>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I would like to continue this discussion and considering that we have a
> huge interest on this side, I have just added a new issue on our JIRA
> dedicated to arrange the work:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CONNECTORS-1495
>
> Considering the Apache CloudStack template and using Jekyll with the
> approach suggested by Muhammed, we only need to start doing something to
> understand if it could be the right way to follow.
>
> I hope to find some time the next week.
> Please let me know if someone else can spend some time on this and when.
>
> Remember that we also have a public HipChat room available here:
> https://www.hipchat.com/gOSgu3lH8
>
> Thank you all.
>
> Cheers,
> PJ
>
> 2017-12-06 23:00 GMT+01:00 Luis Cabaceira <cabaceira@gmail.com>:
>
> > +1 to Jekyll but i agree with David, a search engine is a must.
> >
> > On 6 December 2017 at 21:50, David Ciamberlano <
> > david.ciamberlano@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > +1 to Jekyll
> > >
> > > I would also take a look at "hugo"... very similar but easier to
> install
> > > and configure (in my opinion).
> > >
> > > I see only a major drawback in using a static site generator: they
> > haven't
> > > an embedded search engine (the only alternative I've found is lunr).
> > >
> > >
> > > 2017-12-06 17:35 GMT+01:00 Piergiorgio Lucidi <piergiorgio@apache.org
> >:
> > >
> > > > +1 from me to adopt Jekyll, I agree with Muhammed
> > > >
> > > > I think that in this way we could choose a very nice website template
> > to
> > > > use.
> > > > We can also add a blog for publishing news about ManifoldCF releases
> > and
> > > > community.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > 2017-11-16 13:31 GMT+01:00 Muhammed Olgun <mh.olgun@gmail.com>:
> > > >
> > > > > What about this process.
> > > > >
> > > > > 1) Find a modern new static site generator like Jekyll. [1]
> > > > > 2) Create a template
> > > > > 3) Start to use it in a specific path like
> > > > > https://manifoldcf.apache.org/*new*
> > > > > 4) Migrate our Forrest xml's to Markdown (we can automate this
> > somehow)
> > > > > 5) Start to serve our new site on root path
> > > > >
> > > > > [1] https://jekyllrb.com/docs/home/
> > > > >
> > > > > On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 3:00 PM Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > I think this would be great, if we could do it.
> > > > > > What technology should we pick?  We use Apache Forrest, which
has
> > > > serious
> > > > > > limitations for formatting.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Karl
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 5:41 AM, Muhammed Olgun <
> > mh.olgun@gmail.com>
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > Hi folks,
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > I agree with Piergiorgio. I’d like to help.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > So +1
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Thanks!
> > > > > > > Muhammed
> > > > > > > On 16 Nov 2017 Thu at 13:24 Furkan KAMACI <
> > furkankamaci@gmail.com>
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Hi Piergiorgio,
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > We certainly need a prettier website for ManifoldCF.
UI is so
> > > > > important
> > > > > > > and
> > > > > > > > people creates their first impressions when they touch
our
> > > > website. I
> > > > > > > would
> > > > > > > > like to help such effort.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > By the way, we can consider this template too:
> > > > > > > > https://cloudstack.apache.org
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Kind Regards,
> > > > > > > > Furkan KAMACI
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 11:10 AM, Piergiorgio Lucidi
<
> > > > > > > > piergiorgio@apache.org
> > > > > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Hi guys,
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > during the Open Source Summit Europe I received
a lot of
> > > > feedbacks
> > > > > > > > related
> > > > > > > > > to our website.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Taking a look at other Apache projects such as
Spark[1] or
> > > > > OFBiz[2],
> > > > > > it
> > > > > > > > is
> > > > > > > > > clear that ManifoldCF needs a restyling for its
own
> website.
> > I
> > > > > think
> > > > > > > > that a
> > > > > > > > > brand new website could help us for engaging
more people in
> > the
> > > > > > > community
> > > > > > > > > as users and also contributors giving the right
perception
> > of a
> > > > > > stable
> > > > > > > > and
> > > > > > > > > a working project.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > I had the opportunity to work and talk with some
Apache
> > > > members[3]
> > > > > > and
> > > > > > > > > Sharan Foga from the OFBiz community proposed
us to use the
> > > same
> > > > > > > website
> > > > > > > > > template [4].
> > > > > > > > > I know that it is a huge work but I think that
if we try to
> > > > follow
> > > > > > some
> > > > > > > > > existent project in terms of how expose contents,
we can
> > > achieve
> > > > > this
> > > > > > > > goal
> > > > > > > > > in the right way without investing too much time.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > What do you think about this?
> > > > > > > > > Please let me know.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Thanks.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Cheers,
> > > > > > > > > PJ
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > [1] - https://spark.apache.org/
> > > > > > > > > [2] - https://ofbiz.apache.org/
> > > > > > > > > [3] -
> > > > > > > > > https://www.open4dev.com/journal/2017/11/3/open-source-
> > > > > > > > > summit-europe-2017-wrap-up
> > > > > > > > > [4] - https://drive.google.com/open?id=16gKmmfHqP0oVYdr2-
> > > > > > > hHnoi2NtvCdIe0G
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > > > Piergiorgio Lucidi
> > > > > > > > > Open Source Evangelist and Enterprise Information
> Management
> > > > > > Specialist
> > > > > > > > > Mentor / PMC Member / Committer @ Apache Software
> Foundation
> > > > > > > > > Community Star / Wiki Gardener / Global Forum
Moderator @
> > > > Alfresco
> > > > > > > > > Author and Technical Reviewer @ Packt Publishing
> > > > > > > > > Technical Advisory Group Member @ Microsoft
> > > > > > > > > Top Community Contributor @ Crafter
> > > > > > > > > Project Leader / Committer @ JBoss
> > > > > > > > > https://www.open4dev.com
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Piergiorgio Lucidi
> > > > Open Source Evangelist and Enterprise Information Management
> Specialist
> > > > Mentor / PMC Member / Committer @ Apache Software Foundation
> > > > Community Star / Wiki Gardener / Global Forum Moderator @ Alfresco
> > > > Author and Technical Reviewer @ Packt Publishing
> > > > Technical Advisory Group Member @ Microsoft
> > > > Top Community Contributor @ Crafter
> > > > Project Leader / Committer @ JBoss
> > > > https://www.open4dev.com
> > > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Luis Cabaceira
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Piergiorgio Lucidi
> https://www.open4dev.com
>

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