I've changed new site colors a bit, and also re-arranged a few items on the new site.  I've added a collapsable menu to the right-hand side of the site so that we could add sections there without cluttering up the screen.  There have been some changes made to the navigation menu on the left-hand side as to make it more usable.  For instance, I've made a downloads link that integrates nicely with the site, and I've moved the developer links into the collapsable menu on the right-hand side to clean it up a bit.  I also added a chat applet option to the collapsable menu so that users can gain easy access to the #jython IRC room.

I've stuck with the darker header as I think it adds life to the current Jython logo.  However, I can use a lighter blend if we choose to do so.  I personally think that the darker header adds tone to the site because I've built it with a white header as well and it seems a bit dull.

Lastly, I've cleaned up some links so that everything should now open in the current window.  The only pop-up now should be the aforementioned chat applet.  If you find others, please let me know. 

New site build:  http://www.jython.org/newsite_b2/index.html

Send me your thoughts.  Thanks for your time!

Josh Juneau
juneau001@gmail.com
http://jj-blogger.blogspot.com
Twitter ID:  javajuneau


On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 8:55 AM, Josh Juneau <juneau001@gmail.com> wrote:
I've revamped jython.org and started to update/add some documentation.  Please take a look at the new site proposal and let me know what you think.  Keep in mind that colors can be updated, but I rather like the dark site as it really makes the site look "new".  I also think that the current logo also looks better on a dark background.  

At this point I have only added a few extra docs and so forth, but in the long run I plan to eventually add a complete doc set for 2.5 as I am back-porting the Python 2.6 docs.  I am also going to add more quick links onto the front page and build upon those that I've started.  At this point the site is really a good starting-point for me to begin building on the docs and add other nice features...something more like Python.org has in the end.

Updated Site: http://www.jython.org/newsite_b1/index.html

Let me know what you think.  If everyone likes it then maybe we can move over to the new site sometime soon.

Enjoy the remainder of the weekend.

Josh Juneau
juneau001@gmail.com
http://jj-blogger.blogspot.com
Twitter ID:  javajuneau