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Re: [WEBSITE] Proposal to rework the Flink website


Big +1 to this!

I would like to contribute to this effort and help strengthen the way Flink
presents itself.


On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 11:56 AM, Fabian Hueske <fhueske@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi everybody,
>
> I've opened a PR [1] that reworks parts of the Flink website (
> flink.apache.org).
>
> My goal is to improve the structure of the website and provide more
> valuable information about the project and the community.
>
> A visitor (who doesn't know Flink yet) should be able to easily find
> answers to the following questions:
> * What is Apache Flink?
> * Does it address my use case?
> * Is it credible? / Who is using it?
>
> To achieve that, I have:
> * Rework menu structure into three sections to address different audiences:
>   - Potential users (see above)
>   - Users
>   - Contributors
> * Reworked start page: updated the figure, added a feature grid, moved
> "Powered By" section up
> * Replaced Features page by more detailed "What is Flink?" pages
> * Reworked "Use Cases" page
>
> The PR should also improve the page for users who have questions about
> Flink or need help.
> For that, I have:
> * Added a "Getting Help" page (less content than the detailed community
> page)
> * Removed IRC channel info
>
> Please give feedback, suggest improvements, and proof read the new texts.
>
> Thanks, Fabian
>
> [1] https://github.com/apache/flink-web/pull/109
>