[IPython-dev] Website

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Sun Jun 12 17:22:16 CDT 2011


For example:

http://colorschemedesigner.com/

On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 3:18 PM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:
> Some feeedback on the current design:
>
> * Some of the main elements that make the Sphinx design nice are missing:
>
> - The navigation bar between the banner and the rest of the content is
> not there.
> - In the right panel, the nice colored boxes that divide the content
> vertically are also gone.
> - The vertical colored regions to the L and R of the content are gone.
>  These nicely frame the content.
>
> Can we *start* out using the default Sphinx template and then identify
> things we want to change/customize for our purposes.  My preference
> would be the following order:
>
> 1.  First address the content.  This would include getting the
> navigation elements to point to our pages etc.
> 2.  Then come up with a custom color scheme.  There are a number of
> online tools for helping pick color schemes.
> 3.  Then pick a font for "IPython" and create a banner based on that
> and the color scheme.
> 4.  Only then start to make minor tweaks to the actual layout as needed.
>
> I recommend this order of things, because the layout should be created
> to support/frame the content, not the other way around.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Brian
>
> On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've put the built website up so it's easy to evaluate:
>>
>> http://takluyver.github.com/ipython-website/
>>
>> Please have a look, and let me know of any broken links, out of date
>> information, and so on. I think it's an improvement on the moin wiki, so
>> barring any major problems, I'd hope it can go live alongside or before the
>> 0.11 release.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Thomas
>>
>> On 6 June 2011 13:03, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> The website in my fork of Komal's repository is now (hopefully) up to date
>>> and intact.
>>>
>>> https://github.com/takluyver/ipython-website
>>>
>>> Cookbook, Developer zone, and Projects using IPython are, for now, links
>>> pointing to the moin wiki. News is up to date, version numbers should be
>>> correct, and the content on the homepage has been cut down. The favicon is a
>>> bland placeholder until someone feels like designing a decent one.
>>>
>>> Please do build it and let me know if you spot any mistakes or omissions.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Thomas
>>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Brian E. Granger
> Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
> bgranger@calpoly.edu and ellisonbg@gmail.com
>



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Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
bgranger@calpoly.edu and ellisonbg@gmail.com


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