[Baypiggies] nicer Web site design
wescpy at gmail.com
Sun Apr 16 12:23:46 CEST 2006
i think donna should give a talk on Plone and do a live website with
it to show how "easy" it is to do something like this. in fact, it
would be interesting to see a live creation of a sample BayPIGgies
website. whether it will become the real thing is something for the
group to decide, but in either case, i believe that such a talk is
On 4/15/06, Donna Snow <donnamsnow at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd be willing to take a stab at redesign if there is enough interest.
> Some sites I've built (using Plone)
> I could use the exposure and it wouldn't cost the group anything (it'd
> be my way of volunteering for this group since I'm new to Python
> programming and can't really contribute as an expert in any way..).
> It would have to be pretty simple (I don't think the current design is
> bad.. maybe just some oomph) to bring it up to speed.
> Or since Plone is a Python based application we install it and style
> that .. it includes membership capabilities and loads of modules.
> Either way, I'm willing to come up with a look & feel for the site
> that is standards compliant.
> btw.. I dont have a biz site at the moment..I'm moving zope & php
> servers into HE and reinstalling software... taking a bit of a hiatus
> (though I'm still busy with clients) but should have biz site back
> online by next weekend.
> Donna M. Snow
> C Squared Technologies
> On 4/15/06, Aahz <aahz at pythoncraft.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 15, 2006, Shannon -jj Behrens wrote:
> > >
> > > I personally don't think it's very important that baypiggies have a
> > > nice looking Web site. However, if this is something that others care
> > > about, I have a designer buddy who has always made me very happy
> > > anytime I ask him to do some design. He works for the Sharper Image
> > > these days. Is this something that you guys care about? More
> > > importantly, if this is something you care about, would you be willing
> > > to donate $25. I expect $200-$300 would be enough. I'm quite happy
> > > to let this subject drop, but if about 8 other people are interested,
> > > we could make the site more attractive.
> > Before we spend time/money on this, I think we first need to define
> > what's unattractive about the current site. Waving one's hands at a web
> > designer and saying "just make it better" tends to produce poor results.
> > In addition, I think we also have some home-grown talent in that area,
> > and before we go outside the group, we should give an opportunity for
> > anyone who wants to volunteer to provide a mockup design for group
> > review.
> > If someone does a really bang-up job, we can give them the egoboo of
> > sticking their name on the site. ;-)
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