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move to basic web fonts, original logo font, polish intro text

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commit 4bb694c1de5c8bab12d151be87202411874f1828 1 parent fda7777
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  3. +26 −60 index.html
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40 css/site.css
@@ -1,11 +1,13 @@
header, footer, nav, article, section, aside { display: block; }
body {
margin: 0;
- background-color: #9fd6d6;
- background-image: url("fade.png");
+ background-color: #aee;
+/* background-color: #9fd6d6; */
+/* background-image: url("fade.png");*/
background-repeat: repeat-x;
- font-size: 14px;
+/* font-size: 14px;*/
line-height: 21px;
+ font: 1em Georgia, serif;
}
div.content, footer { width: 987px; margin: 0 auto 0 auto; }
div#topslice {
@@ -16,10 +18,10 @@ div#topslice {
padding-bottom: 55px;
}
h1,h2,h3,h4,h5,h6 {
- font-family: CandelaBook, Arial, sans-serif;
- text-shadow: white 1px 1px 1px;
+ font-family: Arial, sans-serif;
+ text-shadow: white 2px 1px 1px;
}
-h3 { font-size: 20px; }
+h3 { font-size: 1.5em; }
header {
border: 0;
border-top: 21px solid #bd101d;
@@ -27,15 +29,15 @@ header {
header blockquote {
margin: 20px 0 0 0;
width: 323px;
- float: left;
+ float: right;
color: #506b6b;
}
-header nav {
+/*nav {
font-family: CandelaBold;
width: 480px;
- float: right;
+ float: left;
color: #506b6b;
- }
+ }*/
header nav div {
float: left;
width: 120px;
@@ -49,27 +51,27 @@ header nav div ul {
list-style-type: none;
}
header nav a.active { border-bottom: 1px dotted black; } /* I don't like this */
-header nav div:hover > h3 { position: relative; top: -2px; text-shadow: white 1px 3px 1px; }
+/*header nav div:hover > h3 { position: relative; top: -2px; text-shadow: white 1px 3px 1px; }*/
header div#intro {
width: 555px;
padding-left: 432px;
padding-top: 404px;
right: 0px;
- font-family: CandelaBold, Arial, sans-serif;
+/* font-family: CandelaBold, Arial, sans-serif;*/
font-size: 32px;
line-height: 48px;
}
a:link, a:hover, a:visited { text-decoration: none; color: black; }
-a:hover { text-shadow: white 1px 1px 1px; }
+a:hover { text-shadow: white 2px 1px 1px; }
div.colwrapper { width: 100%; overflow: auto; }
div#filling {
- border: solid #91bcbc;
- border-width: 1px 0 1px 0;
- background-color: #ace8e8;
- padding: 55px 0 55px 0;
+/* border: solid #91bcbc;
+ border-width: 1px 0 1px 0;*/
+/* background-color: #ace8e8; */
+/* padding: 55px 0 55px 0;*/
}
-div#filling div.colwrapper aside {
+div#filling div.colwrapper nav {
font-size: 16px;
line-height: 21px;
width: 377px;
@@ -81,7 +83,7 @@ div#bottomslice {
}
footer {
- font-family: CandelaBook, Arial, sans-serif;
+/* font-family: CandelaBook, Arial, sans-serif;*/
border-bottom: 3px solid #255757;
padding: 21px 0 21px 0;
}
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86 index.html
@@ -15,11 +15,23 @@
<div class="content">
<header>
<blockquote cite="http://jacobian.org/writing/of-the-web/">
- “Django may be built <em>for</em> the Web, but CouchDB is built <em>of</em> the Web.
- ... CouchDB makes Django look old-school in the same way that Django makes ASP look outdated.”<br />
-
+ “I’ve never seen software that so completely embraces the philosophies behind HTTP... this is what the software of the future looks like.”<br />
— <a href="http://jacobian.org/writing/of-the-web/" target="_blank">Jacob Kaplan-Moss, Django creator</a>
</blockquote>
+
+
+ <div id="intro">
+ Goodbye, schemas and SQL.
+ Hello, JSON and MapReduce.
+ CouchDB is a database built for the web.
+ </div>
+ </header>
+
+ </div>
+ </div>
+ <div id="filling">
+ <div class="content">
+ <div class="colwrapper">
<nav>
<div>
<h3>Get it</h3>
@@ -35,6 +47,7 @@
<ul>
<li><a href="screenshots.html">Screenshots</a></li>
<li><a href="demo.html">Live demo</a></li>
+ <li><a href="wild.html">In the wild</a></li>
</ul>
</div>
<div>
@@ -48,7 +61,7 @@
</ul>
</div>
<div>
- <h3>Support it</h3>
+ <h3>Contribute</h3>
<ul>
<li><a href="subversion.html">Subversion</a></li>
<li><a href="issues.html">Issue tracking</a></li>
@@ -58,62 +71,20 @@
</ul>
</div>
</nav>
-
- <div id="intro">
- Goodbye, schemas and SQL.
- Hello, JSON and MapReduce.
- CouchDB is a database built for the web.
- </div>
- </header>
-
- </div>
- </div>
- <div id="filling">
- <div class="content">
- <div class="colwrapper">
- <aside>
- <p>
- You're designing for the modern world.
- Here, needs change, and fast.
- You have to produce solutions quickly,
- and they have to be updatable at a moment's notice.
- It's running on your laptop now,
- but next year it'll be running on a multi-terabyte cluster.
- </p>
- <p>
- For such demands, you need the right tools.
- You're pretty happy with your server-side framework and your JavaScript toolkit,
- but that relational database ...
- it chops up your business objects,
- it bites you when you shake things up,
- and SQL doesn't play nicely with your scripting language
- &mdash; this sledgehammer has never sat comfortably in your toolbox.
- </p>
- <p>
- You want a database that understands <em>objects</em>.
- You want to talk to it in your native language.
- It should accept the odd new attribute without balking.
- And it should offer all the scalability and reliability that kept you hanging onto that RDBMS.
- </p>
- <p>
- <b>Enter CouchDB.</b>
- </p>
- </aside>
<article>
<section>
<h3>Flexible</h3>
<p>
- Start saving your data today, and <strong>adapt your queries as your application evolves</strong>, without migrating data formats.
+ Start saving your data today, then <strong>adapt your queries as your application evolves</strong>, without expensive schema migrations.
Query your data using familiar JavaScript (or your language of choice).
- CouchDB's views are <strong>optimized for real-time</strong>, rather than batch, workloads.
- Its MVCC data model is suitable for concurrent operations that require <strong>consistency</strong>.
+ CouchDB's <strong>incremental Map Reduce</strong> views are <strong>optimized for real-time</strong> workloads, not overnight batch jobs.
</p>
</section>
<section>
<h3>Web scale</h3>
<p>
- CouchDB can <strong>scale</strong> from a smartphone to a data-center.
- Erlang and REST present the <strong>same, simple API</strong>
+ CouchDB scales from a smartphone to a data-center, and beyond.
+ The Erlang and REST-based implementation presents the <strong>same, simple API</strong>
whether running on a small local instance,
an ad-hoc network of collaborators,
or a multi-terabyte eventually-consistent cluster.
@@ -122,21 +93,16 @@
<section>
<h3>Reliable</h3>
<p>
- <strong>Committed updates are durable:</strong>
- CouchDB uses append-only storage, never touching any bytes already written to disk.
- Even truncating a CouchDB database file yields a <strong>consistent snapshot</strong> of an older version of the database.
- Writes are contiguous, giving CouchDB predictable performance even under heavily concurrent write load.
+ CouchDB uses append-only storage for <strong>extreme durability</strong>. It never touches any bytes already written to disk, so even truncating a CouchDB database file yields a <strong>consistent snapshot</strong> of an older version of the database.
+ Writes are contiguous, giving CouchDB <strong>predictable performance</strong> even under heavily concurrent write load. The MVCC data model is ideal for concurrent operations that require <strong>consistency</strong>.
</p>
</section>
<section>
<h3>Ground computing</h3>
<p>
- Write <strong>offline-capable applications</strong> using a simple document model:
- CouchDB solves the data-island problem for you.
- <strong>Peer-based replication</strong> allows for flexible deployments,
- data-sharing between organizations, and no-hassle backups.
- Running <strong>CouchDB on the client</strong> with continuous replication to remote servers
- offers better latency and reliability than traditional three-tier architectures.
+ CouchDB solves the data-island problem, so you can <strong>write offline capable applications</strong>.
+ Peer-based replication allows for flexible deployments, data-sharing between organizations, and no-hassle backups.
+ CouchDB on the client offers <strong>better latency and reliability than traditional three-tier architectures</strong>. Ground computing is the future of the web.
</p>
</section>
<section>
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