Hey Ethereum neighborhood! It has been just a few months since our final replace so it is about time we let you recognize what’s been taking place over at ethereum.org.
First up, we’re now utilizing Gatsby
Beneath the hood at ethereum.org we have switched from Vuepress to Gatsby. Now, this would possibly not be instantly apparent to anybody visiting the web site however it should assist us scale ethereum.org. Our staff prefers React (lots of people do) and has expertise with MDX – so we must always have the ability to ship higher content material, quicker.
When you’re up-to-date in your Eth2 timeline, you possibly can say that Gatsby is our Part 0. It is setting us up for future success.
When you have been by no means a fan of Vuepress and Gatsby is extra your factor, we would love you to contribute. This new part outlines methods in which you’ll be able to assist ethereum.org develop and enhance.
We have been working with some impartial artists to convey Ethereum to life. With nods to doge, the open-source bazaar, and the money-legos meme, we hope you are loving the brand new vibe of the positioning.
You are free to make use of any of the illustrations – they’re for the neighborhood.
New web page designs
We’re additionally engaged on revamping our onboarding content material, just like the pages that introduce you to Ethereum, Ether (ETH), wallets, and dapps. Over the subsequent few months we wish to make ethereum.org a greater useful resource for brand spanking new customers. To that finish, we have been including extra info to those pages, making them really feel much less like a “Github README“, and including useful options.
One characteristic we shipped just lately is our Get ETH page. This helps you discover wallets and exchanges you should use to purchase ETH, based mostly on the place you reside. We hope this prevents new customers attempting to enroll in an trade they will not have the ability to use, or from downloading a pockets that they can not purchase ETH from. It is all about lowering that friction!
Up to now we have shipped:
Examine them out and tell us what you assume!
A brand new framework
A part of our obligation at ethereum.org is to shine a lightweight on the unbelievable work being finished by the neighborhood – from dapps to wallets to articles. However we additionally wish to be sure that we’re directing customers to info that will not confuse or overwhelm them.
That is typically a little bit of a balancing act. So we’ve give you a framework to assist us determine what we must always record and what we should not. The framework covers wallets and dapps, stating our inclusion standards and our causes.
The framework appears right into a product’s dedication to safety and help in addition to some nice-to-have options that may assist new customers.
As with every part ethereum.org – we welcome suggestions from the neighborhood you probably have any ideas.
ethereum.org hits 30 languages
You will have already examine this in a earlier put up, however we now present content material to customers in 30 languages.
467 volunteers from 52 language teams have helped us get right here. It has been an unbelievable neighborhood effort – on to the subsequent 30!
You possibly can learn extra concerning the translation program and this milestone in the celebration post.
Whereas a number of you have got been farming yield, we have been sowing the seeds of some thrilling new content material.
Over the subsequent few months we’ll be transport pages that cowl:
- Ethereum improvement documentation
- and plenty extra…
So we will be busy – till subsequent time.