Hey Ethereum neighborhood! It has been just a few months since our final replace so it is about time we let you already know what’s been occurring over at ethereum.org.
First up, we’re now utilizing Gatsby
Underneath the hood at ethereum.org we have switched from Vuepress to Gatsby. Now, this may not be instantly apparent to anybody visiting the web site however it should assist us scale ethereum.org. Our crew prefers React (lots of people do) and has expertise with MDX – so we should always be capable of ship higher content material, quicker.
When you’re up-to-date in your Eth2 timeline, you may say that Gatsby is our Part 0. It is setting us up for future success.
When you had been by no means a fan of Vuepress and Gatsby is extra your factor, we might love you to contribute. This new part outlines methods in which you’ll assist ethereum.org develop and enhance.
We have been working with some unbiased artists to deliver 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 location.
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 need to make ethereum.org a greater useful resource for brand new customers. To that finish, we have been including extra data to those pages, making them really feel much less like a “Github README“, and including useful options.
One characteristic we shipped not too long ago is our Get ETH page. This helps you discover wallets and exchanges you should utilize to purchase ETH, based mostly on the place you reside. We hope this prevents new customers attempting to join an trade they will not be capable of use, or from downloading a pockets that they cannot purchase ETH from. It is all about decreasing that friction!
To date we have shipped:
Examine them out and tell us what you assume!
A brand new framework
A part of our responsibility at ethereum.org is to shine a lightweight on the unbelievable work being executed by the neighborhood – from dapps to wallets to articles. However we additionally need to make sure that we’re directing customers to data that will not confuse or overwhelm them.
That is typically a little bit of a balancing act. So now we have provide you with a framework to assist us work out what we should always record and what we should not. The framework covers wallets and dapps, stating our inclusion standards and our causes.
The framework appears to be like 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 all the things ethereum.org – we welcome suggestions from the neighborhood in case you have any ideas.
ethereum.org hits 30 languages
You might have already examine this in a earlier submit, 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 may learn extra in regards to the translation program and this milestone in the celebration post.
Whereas a lot of you may have 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 much extra…
So we’ll be busy – till subsequent time.
ethereum.org is a neighborhood challenge. If you would like to assist out, examine our pages on contributing or our roadmap.