Hi all,

Awesome! Thanks for the feedback. Glad you all like it :)

Alex, could I possibly get a copy of the current website source,
articles included? I'd like to begin working on a new documentation
page (mostly just reorganizing) and it would be great to have the
articles to link to. And also to figure out how we might go about
merging the new design with the existing structure.

Jon, I've removed the "stagnant, statically typed" bit. I'll try playing
around with the colors as well, it's very dark at the moment. I'm
glad you like the new logo, too. I love the "lambda trifecta" you created,
so thanks for the inspiration!

Regarding supported platforms, I have a few ideas:

- Another "stripe" with something like, "PicoLisp runs on most every
  modern platform, including mac/linux, windows, android... Check
  the Downloads page for more details." Something like that and
  then go into specifics on the Downloads page.

- Just have the specifics right on the homepage, in its own section
  with links as needed.

- Or include a few new entries in the features section (e.g. "Portable",
  "Easily Embedded"). I think the page needs another contrasting
  section though (non-white background), but that could come as a
  footer with licensing info and other typical footer links.

Thoughts? I'll start messing around with it and see what feels best.

Thanks all, I'm excited!

On Sun, Dec 13, 2015 at 6:35 AM, Elías Alonso G.-Cornejo <elias...@gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi, Erik
> I love your design! And the texts are informative and easy to read. I have
> two comments: I agree with Jon about being more specific with the supported
> platforms, and I think it is not clear enough that the headings of the
> "Fun" section are links I think your code looks clean and good too. Thanks
> for sharing this!
> Elias.
> 2015-12-13 11:11 GMT+01:00 Jon Kleiser <jon.klei...@fsat.no>:
>> Hi Erik,
>> I like your design a lot, and I think your presentation of the PicoLisp
>> language and VM is also well done. I suggest you drop the sentence about
>> fresh air and stagnant, statically typed world. I think you/we should
>> include a few words about which OS platform(s) that are supported, and
>> which are not so much supported.
>> I like the font you've chosen, and I also think your new logo is very
>> nice. (I made the old one.)
>> I think I would have made the black background and the black headings a
>> little less black, but that's just my first impression.
>> I really think PicoLisp deserves a new website design like this. Well
>> done!
>> /Jon
>> ------------------------------
>> *From:* picolisp@software-labde <picolisp@software-lab.de> on behalf of
>> Erik Gustafson <erik.dgustaf...@gmail.com>
>> *Sent:* 12 December 2015 19:18
>> *To:* picolisp@software-lab.de
>> *Subject:* PicoLisp Website
>> My dearest fellow PicoLispers,
>> I should have shared this two months ago! I don't know why I didn't
>> Anyway, I think PicoLisp is the coolest and wanted to give something back
>> to the community.
>> I made a functional mock-up of a possible new homepage for PicoLisp,
>> which can be found here:
>> https://github.com/erdg/picolisp-website
>> I set out to build something that reflected the awesomeness of the
>> language as I see it, while respecting everything that came before me. The
>> logo is just a different take on the existing logo.  And you'll recognize a
>> lot of the writing from various PicoLisp sources and tutorials; I grabbed
>> the bits that I thought most effectively described what PicoLisp is about,
>> and weaved them together with some of my own prose. I think it's fun read
>> (albeit a little verbose) that would inspire newcomers to give PicoLisp
>> more of the attention it deserves.
>> It was built entirely with PicoLisp, love, and CSS. No frameworks, no
>> extra JS (or BS, for that matter). I tried to keep the CSS as minimal and
>> modular as possible - just a few tools and utils that I think fit very well
>> into the PicoLisp philosophy.
>> Do try resizing your browser! It's pretty responsive. Not bad for my
>> first foray into the world of frontend design :)
>> Now, I will admit that this falls more towards the designer side of the
>> developer/designer spectrum of websites. It's basically a PicoLisp version
>> of the Haskell website at this point. I'm not entirely sold on it myself
>> and the 'Try It' section is pretty corny, but I wanted something concrete
>> to work towards and this is what came of that effort.
>> I'm more than happy to answer any questions about the code or design
>> choices. Even more, I'd love to hear what you all think! What do you like?
>> Anything that doesn't sit well?
>> Frankly, my end game is to inspire the community to begin work on a new
>> PicoLisp website. PicoLisp has come so, so far in the last year! It's
>> spreading to more architectures, embedded devices, more people are joining
>> the mailing list than ever, writing and sharing software. I love every
>> second of it! So I wanted to give you all something to react to, to start
>> the conversation.
>> I had a blast creating this, and I hope that comes through!
>> Peace, love and PicoLisp,
>> Erik

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