there has been talk on github about re-designing the supercollider website https://supercollider.github.io/.
i’m starting a thread here so that more people can join in on the discussion about what it should be like, both technology and design-wise.
for starters, what do people think about the current website? what works? and what doesn’t? what type of content should the new webite have to make it better, more practical and more interesting to users? do you have any inspiring websites that may be a good starter for discussions?
i’m thinking the supercollider website should be informative, easy to navigate and cleanly designed for the artist, programmer, technical person, musician, teacher and other types. but also playful/experimental, like the supercollider itself and the people using it.
maybe a short intro section (1. download, 2. install. 3. run code) would be nice to get new users onboard? also, given the experimental nature of sc, algorithmic composition and computer music it would be nice to have some content showing a snippet/performance/session (audio/video/image) or similar (look at the Videos section here https://www.haskell.org/) to demonstrate the capabilities of sc. the current website looks clean, but too clean. it’s missing firstly some colourful content to make it shine, and it’s missing an identity, in my opinion. i think the sc logos look good and clean, and we should consider them when designing something new.