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Projects Page update
« on: October 31, 2018, 06:15:52 AM »
The Projects page has had a bit of a design update. Mostly driven by the fact that the entire file structure behind it was a mess. Also, the Archives now has a dedicated page linked from the Projects Page.

http://www.madbeanpedals.com/projects/archives/index.html

Changes to the Projects Page: all the project docs and associated drill templates (.psd files) can be downloaded together in a zip. Also, schematics for every project can be viewed directly from the Projects Page.

All feedback welcomed for any other changes you want to see.

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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2018, 07:12:19 AM »
.....just one more dist/od....

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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2018, 08:18:23 AM »
schematics for every project can be viewed directly from the Projects Page.

Good idea, surprising how many times a quick glance at just the schematic is needed.

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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2018, 08:35:56 AM »
schematics for every project can be viewed directly from the Projects Page.

Good idea, surprising how many times a quick glance at just the schematic is needed.

It's the first thing I look at myself for anyone's project. Long overdue here.

Should I have another button to view just the pdf docs, too? Is that convenient instead of having to d/l the zip with the doc and drill file, then unzip before you even see the doc?
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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2018, 08:45:45 AM »
schematics for every project can be viewed directly from the Projects Page.

Good idea, surprising how many times a quick glance at just the schematic is needed.

It's the first thing I look at myself for anyone's project. Long overdue here.

Should I have another button to view just the pdf docs, too? Is that convenient instead of having to d/l the zip with the doc and drill file, then unzip before you even see the doc?

If that's an option then that would be great. Just a personal thing, but I'd much rather click to open a pdf than download a zip file.

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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2018, 08:47:52 AM »
Should I have another button to view just the pdf docs, too? Is that convenient instead of having to d/l the zip with the doc and drill file, then unzip before you even see the doc?

This I prefer..

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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2018, 10:33:47 AM »
Should I have another button to view just the pdf docs, too?
That would be great. I've browsed the PDFs a lot, it's about 10 more clicks to dig it out of the ZIP.

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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2018, 11:10:20 AM »
Should I have another button to view just the pdf docs, too?
That would be great. I've browsed the PDFs a lot, it's about 10 more clicks to dig it out of the ZIP.

I second that emotion

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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2018, 11:16:35 AM »
I agree on the pdf link too. That way viewing on mobile is still possible.

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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2018, 12:15:33 PM »
I agree with all this, I canít open the zips on mobile at all. Having PDFs would be super nice.

I love having the schematics linked though. (I should stop whining cause thatís all I really need)

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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #10 on: October 31, 2018, 12:35:23 PM »
I'll get the PDF links up tomorrow. Also, I think I'll put a zip archive of all current schematics, including the discontinued and Etchers Paradise. That would be a great reference library for folks to have. There are a couple hundred I think.
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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #11 on: October 31, 2018, 12:37:20 PM »
I really like the new projects page layout, the ability to view the PDF schematic before considering a project is most welcome.

Thanks!
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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #12 on: October 31, 2018, 05:01:48 PM »
That would be great. I've browsed the PDFs a lot, it's about 10 more clicks to dig it out of the ZIP.

Really? After installing 7zip and acrobat, Firefox seems up for the task on my computer. If I click a zip on the projects it downloads/unzips to the memory, open it in Acrobat directly from there. But a short cut can't hurt I guess ;)

Liking the updated look. I do think that the joke with your homepage has gone on for long enough now though :P
« Last Edit: October 31, 2018, 05:09:43 PM by Rockhorst »

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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #13 on: October 31, 2018, 05:05:29 PM »
Awesome work, thanks Brian
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Re: Projects Page update
« Reply #14 on: October 31, 2018, 06:34:55 PM »
YOWSAH!  The new FV1 projects sound amazing... well done man 8)