[forge-dev] Blurb on http://forge.jboss.org

Lincoln Baxter, III lincolnbaxter at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 12:51:43 EDT 2012

Hey Richard,

Thanks for the great feedback as always. Just a note, you are always
welcome to send pull requests on the website! I'll try to review and "hype
things up" a little better.


On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 11:55 PM, Richard Kennard <
richard at kennardconsulting.com> wrote:

> Hi guys,
> Anticipating the Forge stampede following JavaOne, could somebody please
> brush up the blurb on the Forge home page? I think it's confusing and
> obfuscates
> the point. Specifically:
> 1. The second paragraph is basically a rewording of the first?
> 2. The second paragraph is basically the 'value proposition' that most
> users will be interested in. It should come first?
> 3. Even then, the second paragraph fails to convey the main 'value
> proposition': that is, that Forge allows rapid-application development
> using a command
> line tool.
> I think a lot of the features we tout 'front and centre' are pretty
> secondary for new users. New users are unlikely to care much about IDE
> integration,
> plugins, or scripting. New users are more interested in doing what the
> video does (i.e. create a working app from the command line).
> Regards,
> Richard.
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Lincoln Baxter, III
"Simpler is better."
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