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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: New design for the Tomcat website
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2019 15:20:31 GMT
On 05/01/2019 01:23, Igal Sapir wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 10:24 AM Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:

<snip/>

> I made changes according to your feedback.  You can see them at
> http://people.apache.org/~isapir/mockups/tomcat-site-2/
> 
> To make room for the nav items, I moved the logos above the nav bar.  That
> also allowed for the ASF logos to be shown at the top.  On a very small
> screen, the full ASF logo is replaced with the Feather logo.  The social
> media and font-size selector were moved to the bottom, and the search field
> is collapsed until it gets focus.

Just noticed that is an old version of the Tomcat logo without the TM.
(A very, very minor issue.)

>>> Hmm. We have a lot of white-space. Should we consider a two column
>>> format for the news when there is sufficient screen width?
> 
> See example of ApacheCon 2019 in new mockup.

That part of the page seems to make better use of the space to me so I
like it.

>>> Not an issue for the website but it could be if we want to apply the
>>> same look and feel to the Tomcat docs. What libraries have you used to
>>> create this site and what are the licenses of each?
>>
> 
>  While we definitely want to keep the L&F consistent, I am not sure that
> those other properties would need the full experience as the site, e.g. do
> the offline docs and site manager need to have a responsive design that
> would work on a mobile device?
> 
> The main libraries used are:
> 
> Bootstrap 4 - MIT license - https://getbootstrap.com/docs/4.1/about/license/
> jQuery 3 - MIT license - https://jquery.org/license/
> Popper.js (comes with Bootstrap, not using features ATM AFAIK) - MIT
> license - https://github.com/FezVrasta/popper.js/blob/master/LICENSE.md

Looks to be all MIT then so that should be OK.

> Please let me know your thoughts.

I like it. I'd offer to help but my web authoring skills never got
further than hand-crafting HTML in $OS_DEFAULT_TEXT_EDITOR

Mark

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