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Re: [WEBSITE] Proposal to rework the Flink website


+1

On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 9:46 AM, Stephan Ewen <sewen@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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
> >
>