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Unveiling The New CrazyEngineers

By Kaustubh Katdare in 'Announcements', Jun 2, 2014.

  1. Kaustubh Katdare


    Engineering Discipline:
    Howdy CEans! We're super excited to roll out the all new CrazyEngineers (CE) to all of you. This roll-out is one of the biggest changes in the history of CE; because as you've noticed - we've adopted a new logo along with a brand new, flat design comprising mostly of red/black and white colors. We've put in a lot of efforts in the past few days to ensure that everything works fine; but as always - we'll rely on your feedback to help us discover and fix any broken pieces.

    Our New Logo

    Getting Used To The New CE

    The new CrazyEngineers has several changes and features. Some of the most exciting ones are as follows-
    • The navigation bar has been shifted adjacent to the logo, saving space.
    • The navigation bar is now sticky; so that you always have quick access to the menu and all your alerts.
    • The sidebar is now collapsible. If you want bigger real estate, without any distractions; simply collapse it. Well, have you already discovered how to do that? If not, just ask below!
    • Better Mobile Design: Reading experience on mobile phones and tablets is awesome!
    We now have a wider layout which has been tested to work on most laptops and desktops.

    Take your time to make yourself familiar with the new design and feel free to ask questions if you have any.

    PS: We've organised a giveaway too! Keep an eye on the announcements section!
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Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Kaustubh Katdare, Jun 2, 2014.

    1. avii
      any new features other than design change?

      Ardentio guys are awesome.
    2. Rajni Jain
      Rajni Jain
      Love the way how you freeze the top tabs, which move to the right (Probably making a place for the awesome CE logo) when we scroll to the top.
    3. Ambarish Ganesh
      Ambarish Ganesh
      Alerts - too good they look. :thumbsup:
    4. Kaustubh Katdare
      Kaustubh Katdare
      Audentio design guys have provided a new layout and the JavaScript wizardry (collapsible sidebar, static menu etc.). The color scheme and several tweaks are all ours :)
    5. iamjass
    6. Rajni Jain
      Rajni Jain
      Anyone used 'Open Quick Navigation' and 'Toggle Sidebar' (right most icon in Home -- Community -- CE Headquarter -- Announcement bar)?

      The features is just awesome and works so gracefully.
    7. Kaustubh Katdare
      Kaustubh Katdare
      @Rajni Jain - Yeah! It's for those who need a wider layout for reading :)
    8. lal
      I must say, a pretty intriguing interface. Been browsing all around CE to get a grip on the new look. The way profiles with no avatar look is very pretty.

      Great work!
    9. Vishal_lokhande
      wow..looks much better n bigger...great work done..:birthday:
    10. avii
      Great! Open Source it!
    11. Kaustubh Katdare
      Kaustubh Katdare
      Open source what? The color scheme?
    12. avii
      ^Yes, CSS and the tweaks you have done.
    13. Kaustubh Katdare
      Kaustubh Katdare
      Not sure what you're really asking. Those tweaks are 100% for the specific theme we're running. We don't 'own' the code and do not have the rights to redistribute it.
    14. avii
      ^oh yes, I thought you are running an extra CSS layer over it. My bad.

      anyway, I would say you guys have done a good job :)
    15. narayana murthy
    16. Anoop Mathew
      Anoop Mathew
      Hi @Kaustubh Katdare: Could you please check the following:

      1. Fonts on the Community Thread Lists - especially the dates. I think it'd look much better if it were bolder. Looks a bit 'skimmed' of the color.

      2. The fieldset.breadcrumb just displays the Home tab on the Home page. And displays both Home and Community links on the Community page. A big weird.

      3. Does the font on the Thread have to be this big? I liked the older size, was better.


      Good change. Will get time to get adjusted to. And I'd have liked it better if the CE Logo (just logo) was 'red' in color.
    17. Kaustubh Katdare
      Kaustubh Katdare
      I think you mean 'darker'. Will experiment with this. @Ankita Katdare - can you try for a darker shade?

      That's how it's meant to be. When you're on Index page, you're shown 'Home'. But when you are on community page; you're on Home -> Community.

      I guess we tried to balance it out for various display sizes. We'll try a point smaller.

      The logo can be of any color and we'll do experiments with it; a la Google Doodle. :)
    18. Anoop Mathew
      Anoop Mathew
      The logo can be of any color and we'll do experiments with it; a la Google Doodle. :)[/QUOTE]

      Now this is Awesome :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
    19. Vikram S Bargah
      Vikram S Bargah
      Number of engineers online today (1046+) is much more than yesterday. this implies that the world has started loving the all new AVTAAR of crazyengineers.
      Hope this Continues & increase exponentially. :) :thumbsup:

      Happy with the result.:mrgreen:
    20. Kaustubh Katdare
      Kaustubh Katdare
      @Anoop Mathew - We've fixed the color the second row text in the discussion list. Looks much better now, I guess.