[Grok-dev] Re: Web site ready for relaunch?
daniel.carraher at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 14:46:33 EST 2008
Here are two screenshots which display the simpler concept:
current site: http://img167.imageshack.us/img167/6950/oldsf5.jpg
A possible simpler view: http://img118.imageshack.us/img118/5593/newfc5.jpg
both screenshots show the mouseover highlights.
On Jan 21, 2008 8:47 AM, Martijn Faassen <faassen at startifact.com> wrote:
> We're getting there. Great work!
> Now for my show stopper:
> I think the 'download' link isn't working right now. If you click that
> you get the release info on the latest release. This actually doesn't
> explain to beginners how to download and install Grok! We need a page
> that explains how to install Grok. I think we can just recycle the text
> from the start of the tutorial. I think it's fine to duplicate it for
> now; we can always merge them back together at some later point.
> > Top Level Pages
> > ******************
> > I was screwing around with the home page & friends a little bit more. I
> > restored the "Download" link, but I removed the "Develop" link. For this
> > link we had, "*Develop* your application with Grok. Documentation,
> > forums, mailing lists." Which I couldn't figure out what to put for
> > content for this besides links to the Documentation and Community
> > sections. There is still lots of room for improvement in these areas.
> I think merging them is good enough for now.
> > People want:
> > * Marketing oriented text and images for:
> > Evaluate/Download/Learn/Develop/Participate
> > * Improvements to the Navigation area
> > After we re-launch we can bring up a new preview site where we can
> > sandbox improvements to this stuff.
> Sounds like a good plan.
> > However we also need people willing
> > to contribute art assets, layouts and text. If some design oriented
> > folks are able to come up with image mock-ups for these pages and we can
> > reach a general consensus of agreement to these areas I'll be willing to
> > do the HTML/CSS/Plone grunt work to make it happen.
> > Also for the most part I think we should focus more on adding useful
> > content at the moment, e.g. better Grok project information (core
> > development policies, Release notes, upgrade notes), better text
> > explaining the unique benefits of Grok, etc. The content that people are
> > willing to write and maintain should then inform the layout of our
> > marketing oriented pages rather than vice-versa.
> A good point, and I agree.
> I think we should just look at resolving the download issue. I also
> noticed some extra newlines in various code samples in the main
> tutorial, like here:
> $ python
> Python 2.4.4
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> (The >>> should follow directly, of course).
> I wonder what's going on here?
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