[racket] New web pages!

From: Laurent (laurent.orseau at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Mar 12 12:39:24 EDT 2014

Very nice! Very clear to read while sufficiently compact.
(Just spotted a missing "." at the end of the second sentence of "Grow your
Program", and also in the first bullet of the "PLAI" section)


On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 3:01 PM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt
<samth at cs.indiana.edu>wrote:

> Racket now has a new look for its web presence. You can see it at
> http://racket-lang.org (modulo DNS propagation).
> The new pages improve on the old in several ways:
>  * More information is now on the front page.
>  * The site works much better small devices, such as phones.
>  * It's easier to find important parts of the site, like the package
> directory.
>  * The download process is more streamlined -- now it's only 2 clicks.
> We also wanted to have a new look, and a description that talks about
> why Racket is exciting.
> Finally, we've taken this opportunity to shift our web hosting
> entirely to Amazon S3, for which Greg Hendershott's `aws` package [1]
> has been very helpful.
> While the new pages have been under development for quite a while,
> we're still happy to take bug reports, suggestions and (especially)
> patches: all of the site can be found here:
> https://github.com/plt/racket/tree/master/pkgs/plt-services/meta/new-web
> with the framework for building the site here:
>     https://github.com/plt/racket/tree/master/pkgs/plt-web-pkgs
> The site is built using Eli's `scribble/html` library [2], which is
> very nice to use.
> I'd especially like to thank Eli and Matthew for their help with this
> -- going from my hacked-up HTML prototype to the smooth-building and
> well-organized code we have now has taken lots of work.
> Sam
> [1] https://github.com/greghendershott/aws
> [2] http://www.cs.utah.edu/plt/snapshots/current/doc/scribble-pp/html.html
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