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 Post subject: BoA 2.0 goes live
PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 5:32 pm 
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Just completely uploaded to the BoA server.

As always, your feedback is encouraged and appreciated !!

Huge thanks to jboston, who did an oustanding job creating this new look for BoA. We're both very excited to hear the feedback from folks out there.

For fans of classic BoA, for now, you can go here: http://www.binnallofamerica.com/BoAclassic/index.html

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 Post subject: Re: BoA 2.0 goes live
PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 10:59 pm 
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Here's what it looks like in Firefox 3.6.3 for me, the text overlaps everywhere:

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The text size in my browser is set a couple notches larger than default because I hate squinting at computer screens, but that rarely breaks websites like this.

I love the design, the themes for the different seasons is really cool. I just wish the design was a bit more flexible.

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 Post subject: Re: BoA 2.0 goes live
PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 11:14 pm 
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binnall wrote:

We're both very excited to hear the feedback from folks out there.


Well, You asked for it... Just kidding.

First a technical nitpick. the links to Lesley's Grey Matters on the front page are not links (not acting as links) also the search link from the front page.
    1. Plus. The links to the newest BOA audio are nice, prominent and convenient.

    2. Plus. The links to the newest blog posts are good and have a little sample text.

    3. Minus. The scrolling banner at the top isn't giving me much info. Nice graphic work, and I have always loved the Pyramid/binnall logo, But this is too much real estate to give over to saying "binall of america 2.0" Hopefully this will change to a current content focused image, or series of images. What I mean is that images related to current interviews or blog posts will be in this spot. See here http://mysteriousuniverse.org/ the images on mysterious universe are pretty random, but they always add a little to the presentation, are attractive and tantalizing.

    4. minus. The "previous 5 updates" scrolling links. I hate autoscrolling stuff... if you see something interesting you can't go back to it once it scrolls by. I would integrate this with the banner image above.

    5. Suggested model site http://ourworld.unu.edu/en/ the best looking best working original content driven website that I've ever seen.

    All in all it's a big step forward. Congratulations on the update.


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 Post subject: Re: BoA 2.0 goes live
PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 11:26 pm 
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Thanks for the feedback.

Right now I'm starting work on updating the site into a Content Management System. Hopefully that will help to address the issues that will be found in the current incarnation of BoA.


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 Post subject: Re: BoA 2.0 goes live
PostPosted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 12:30 am 
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Tinfoil Fedora wrote:
Well, You asked for it... Just kidding.

Believe it or not, we are encouraged by the constructive feedback. We want to make 2.0 work for everyone. Thanks !

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 Post subject: Re: BoA 2.0 goes live
PostPosted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:19 am 
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jboston wrote:
Thanks for the feedback.

Right now I'm starting work on updating the site into a Content Management System. Hopefully that will help to address the issues that will be found in the current incarnation of BoA.


That's a big job. Good luck.


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 Post subject: Re: BoA 2.0 goes live
PostPosted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 5:00 pm 
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Hi Tim, really like the BOA 2.0 ! It's easy to navigate & easier on the old eyes. Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: BoA 2.0 goes live
PostPosted: Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:41 pm 
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Congrats guys. Lookin' good.

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 Post subject: Re: BoA 2.0 goes live
PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:50 pm 
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We made some slight changes to the 2.0 homepage already, dropping the rolling updates ticker and opted for a list instead while moving the PayPal button down a bit to the left hand side column.

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 Post subject: Re: BoA 2.0 goes live
PostPosted: Wed Nov 10, 2010 6:07 am 
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Website is looking great and functioning well now. Just Downloaded some of the episodes from previous seasons that I haven't heard yet. Very smooth functioning, and excellent all around.


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