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Why design is not better ?

asked 2018-07-06 13:21:21 -0500

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Why contributors are not interested improving asbot design

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answered 2019-08-11 13:58:09 -0500

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updated 2021-06-06 12:14:51 -0500

Currently redoing the templates from scratch, it will make it easier to make nice themes. I've settled on first rewriting the templates using the current method (jinja2).

I did try doing that with the svelte but it brings a lot of extra work (it will take 2-3x longer), so leaving this for the next iteration.

My guess is that the existing implementation is so bad that improving the design by tweaking what there is is pointless.

What is needed is a complete rewrite of the front end, probably not using the django/jinja2 templates, b/c it feels outdated compared to the modern UI approaches.

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So what would you suggest to use for modern Q&A websites as alternative to askbot? Do some other ready to use solutions exist which you think are very promising?

Konga gravatar image Konga  ( 2019-09-04 03:57:50 -0500 )edit

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