Refocus the Ubuntu App Developer site to go mobile

Registered by David Planella on 2013-04-29

After the announcement of the Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview, the convergence plans and the focus on mobile, we want the Ubuntu App Developer site to align to those goals and to focus on mobile content and the Ubuntu SDK

Blueprint information

Status:
Started
Approver:
Jono Bacon
Priority:
Essential
Drafter:
David Planella
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
David Planella
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for saucy
Implementation:
Started
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-13.07
Started by
David Planella on 2013-05-21

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After the announcement of the Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview, the convergence plans and the focus on mobile, we want the Ubuntu App Developer site to align to those goals and to focus on mobile content and the Ubuntu SDK

# Content changes plan

- http://ubuntuone.com/27oGGXXzLEwE57MvHA1kD6

# Other

- Make the API documentation more visible
  - Make API docs more prominent on the front page banner
  - Either within the gomobile page or
  - As a top-level nav header
- Improving the resources section
  - We could have a resources post type
- Improving the blog landing page (http://developer.ubuntu.com/community/app-developer-blog): e.g similar to http://insights.ubuntu.com/

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Work Items

Work items for ubuntu-13.05:
[dpm] Schedule a public meeting to discuss developer.ubuntu.com changes: DONE
[dpm] Contact the Web Design team to find out whether they can help with d.u.c design: DONE
[dpm] Switch the gomobile page to the get-started page: DONE
[dpm] Set up a redirect from the gomobile page to the get-started page: DONE
[dpm] Remove Quickly workflow page: DONE

Work items for ubuntu-13.06:
[dpm] Prepare a specification for changes on developer.ubuntu.com to focus on the SDK and mobile content: POSTPONED
[dpm] Move Quickly tutorials on the app developer site out of the way: DONE
[dpm] Set up redirects for Quickly tutorials: POSTPONED
[dpm] Remove On-air page: DONE

Work items for ubuntu-13.07:
[dpm] Update desktop-related copy on developer.ubuntu.com front page: DONE
[dpm] Add SDK description page: TODO
[dpm] Update links on the community page to remove ARB references: INPROGRESS
[dpm] Remove App Review Board page: INPROGRESS
[dpm] Do a full review of the Resources section: INPROGRESS

Work items:
[dpm] Find out the status of the Wordpress juju charm and use it to deploy an instance of developer.ubuntu.com for design and testing purposes: POSTPONED

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