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GLBasic home page
« on: 2015-Aug-16 »
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Wow! I was so surprised to notice that the Home Page for GLBasic does NOT mention ANDROID development at all!

I use GLB 90% of the time for Android development alone and I think any new users would read front page and think it does not do Android - only iPhone and others.

I think the home page text need a complete re-write with a list of the amazing features that GLB provides.

Its very understated!



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Re: GLBasic home page
« Reply #1 on: 2015-Aug-16 »
I think the Homepage needs a revamp, I bet with a better look we can tempt more people to GLBasic.

I bet most of the GLBasic community are willing to chip in with web design or even invest money to keep thing present,I know I would. :)

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Re: GLBasic home page
« Reply #2 on: 2015-Aug-17 »
Sure shot, what we need is a soul to chip in willing to organize the work and its stages.
A revamped homepage would be really cool. :good:

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Re: GLBasic home page
« Reply #3 on: 2015-Aug-17 »
I think we can also create a wiki, so everyone in this forum can post his own examples and discussions. We can use mediawiki which is free or something similar. This system is easy to maintain.

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Re: GLBasic home page
« Reply #4 on: 2015-Aug-17 »
Like the sound of all the suggestions...

Happy to help too! I can put a basic mock graphic together when I have some time...As long a Gernot is okay with changing it.

It just needs a slick landing page, Apple / Android / Windows / Mac logos (good quality ones)

Some screens from some nice looking apps.

HTML / Jquery slider etc

E.g. Suggestions

- Top banner with links (instead of side links)
- JQuery Slider slideshow

Couple of paragraphs on features etc.


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Re: GLBasic home page
« Reply #5 on: 2015-Aug-25 »
 Interested in GLBasic but main reason not buying is because of the home page.

There was lack of update news. So i thought it was dead.

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Re: GLBasic home page
« Reply #6 on: 2015-Aug-25 »
Yep, the homepage is low on the priority list of things happening lately, release of v14 and updated v12. ;)

When I first came by GLB searching for a good-nowadays-basic, I wasn´t impressed by the homepage at all, but since a home page itself was not my objective, I checked the features page and the command list...then I checked the forum and...voila! everything alive and here I am.



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Re: GLBasic home page
« Reply #7 on: 2015-Aug-26 »
Like the sound of all the suggestions...

Happy to help too! I can put a basic mock graphic together when I have some time...As long a Gernot is okay with changing it.

It just needs a slick landing page, Apple / Android / Windows / Mac logos (good quality ones)

Some screens from some nice looking apps.

HTML / Jquery slider etc

E.g. Suggestions

- Top banner with links (instead of side links)
- JQuery Slider slideshow

Couple of paragraphs on features etc.

Good idea, maybe some CMS in the background...
So we can create a "Newsteam" to keep the frontpage alive.
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Re: GLBasic home page
« Reply #8 on: 2015-Aug-26 »
Yep, a front page with a gallery of released games and some of the output of the marvelous things we have on the snippets section would rock.
Apart from that, I´d expect news in the form of the latest version log and occasional major release posts.

Link for price, help (which contains the tutorials and command list), Gernot´s services and forum.

Would we need more than that? I did a sketch about a possible page long ago, but I´m not sure that was on ok one.

Lately(past 5 years), I have been so pissed by pages full of crap, ads, hidden stuff and praises of do-it-all that I have been more inclined to the blog format, the more straight to the point and clean visuals the better.

Just some extra cents...