[Noisebridge-discuss] [8:00pm in Turing] Noisebridge Homepage Hacking! Web development!

Ken M. Haggerty kenmhaggerty at gmail.com
Fri Mar 29 05:54:13 UTC 2013

Thanks to everyone who stopped by tonight!
We (very quickly!) hacked together a *banner* and *donation button* for the
existing wiki homepage. Check it out:

After Saturday's event we can look into doing even more with the existing


On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 2:32 PM, Ken M. Haggerty <kenmhaggerty at gmail.com>wrote:

> *Interested in ...*
> • Making it *easier* to *donate* to Noisebridge?!
> • *Web* development?
> • A more *usable* and *attractive* homepage for Noisebridge?
> Stop by at *8:00p**m** tonight* in *Turing* (classroom) if interested in
> helping or providing feedback
> Ken Haggerty is organizing :D I will bring some cookies? Oreos?
> *   *   *   *   *
> A group of us will begin hacking out an alternative homepage design, and *
> IFF* enough people like it, we can use it on Noisebridge.net.
> (DON'T WORRY, the wiki **isn't** going anywhere.
> ...also, if it sucks, it'll just be good web-dev practice)
> But *why*, you ask, should Noisebridge have a new homepage, when our
> current one is perfectly fine?
> • A wiki is pretty *intimidating* to look at if you are not already a
> technically-oriented person.
> • Noisebridge is awesome because it's *welcoming* to everyone, and our
> homepage should welcome all hackers, from our computer scientists to our
> architects, fashion, and food hackers!
> • A clear and clean homepage will make it easier to *solicit donations*to keep Noisebridge running! (where is the donate button??)
> • A better homepage with a clear message can *attract non-members* who
> are interested in learning more about Noisebridge.
> This is the same time/place as the usual weekly Frontend Web Development
> lab, so others present will also be working on other cool things too.
> Cool beans, show up or shoot me a message at kenmhaggerty at gmail.com if
> interested,
> -Ken
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