[of-dev] ofSite design (homepage esp.)

Roy Macdonald macdonald.roy at gmail.com
Wed May 30 13:25:22 PDT 2012


yeah, it's a good idea! i'll do so.

On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 4:15 PM, Daan van Hasselt <
contact at daanvanhasselt.com> wrote:

>  I totally agree, the first impression when viewing the front page is
> that not a lot is happening since a really old video is still on the page.
> I'd be happy to help out with the video, I think it would be a good idea to
> also ask on the forums for any video's containing OF work.
>
> -- Daan
>
> On Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 22:10 , Roy Macdonald wrote:
>
>   So I never knew about this underground mailing list until yesterday. :)
>
> I opened an issue in ofSite's github, but kyle closed it and sugested
> reposting it here.
>
> This is how it went:
>
> I'm curious about why there's almost no signs of the new release in ofSite
> homepage.
> Besides that when someone new gets there the first video is a 2008 video.
> Shouldn't we put there a newer video. There are so much stuff that's really
> cool that could go there.
>
> regarding site design/look, I think the header uses to much screen space
> and leaves way to much unused space. For instance in the documentation page
> almost all you see is the header with lots of unused screen space.
>
> So, can I propose a new/modified look?
>
> Any sugestions for the video in the homepage? I think that a mashup of a
> lot of videos of stuff done with OF would be really cool, I'll see if I can
> do so with my crew (we're quite busy right now but it guess that we can
> make some time to do it).
> In this case a suggestion of videos to include would be really nice.
>
> Last thing, do I need to install blogofile in my computer to be able to
> see the modifications I do to the site?
>
> Best regards!
>
>
> kylemcdonald commented:
>
> i think we're really open to design suggestions! could you make a mockup
> showing your proposed changes? and then we can discuss it and figure out
> who would be interested in implementing it. no promises, but a mockup would
> be super helpful :)
>
> regarding the video, it would be great to have a new one! but it's not an
> easy task, there is a lot of footage out there, a lot of good projects, it
> would be a long project. if you're interested in producing it, maybe you
> can get some of the stuff zach has floating around?
>
> and yes, you need to install blogofile to see the changes on your machine.
> see the readme for directions.
>
>
> roymacdonald commented:
>
> Much more than a complete redisign I think that optimizing the actual
> desing is what I'm thinking of.
> So, it would be easier to just do such modifications and optimizations.
>
> I'll see what videos I can collect.
> I just posted this here because I thought It was the best place to do so.
>
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