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Redid my Personal Website

June 27, 2017 at 6:38am

Redid my Personal Website

June 27, 2017 at 6:38am
Hi Guys! I just redid my personal website and would love to get some feedback! Check it out here, http://abheyraj.com
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June 28, 2017 at 3:53pm
That paragraph started to scratch the surface of what I mentioned earlier - what kinds of feedback did you get? What were you learning? Why did you want to become a primary music app rather than an extension to Spotify/SC? Would creating a separate solo listening experience fragment the apps functionality and distract from the original problem you were trying to solve (real time sharing)?
And then at the end, things end suddenly. Which is totally fine, but I felt like there was more you could have talked about. More about what the next steps were, what you learned, what you would have done differently if you had more time + resources. All of those things feel useful as a post-mortem kind of exercise and offer a lot of insights into how you think about building products.
Anyways, that's a rough braindump. I'd be curious to hear what you or other people agree/disagree with - of course, this is all just my opinions :)

June 28, 2017 at 10:26pm
Hi Abheyraj, I dig the website!
I agree with Brian's feedback on giving more context on why you've made some decisions in the first places and what were the goals and did the final (current) product achieved the goals or not and why.
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Also this serif typeface seems a bit weird:
was it on purpose? Or maybe ad blockers on my browser mess up the fonts
Also the case study preview hover animation is cool but also just a bit too over the top for me. I'd slow it down and turn it down a notch to make it a bit more subtle
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June 30, 2017 at 5:30am
Hey Sherzod! I've got similar feedback regarding the serif from a few of my friends as well. Do you think that green color works though? It's just the font right? I'm going to spend some time figuring out what font to use.
Hey Brian! Can't thank you enough for actually going through the whole case study! My previous website just had a bunch of photos/videos and didn't explain my process. That's why I went through the case study route. As you can see I am a bit of a Padawan in writing these case studies. You've given some great pointers. I'm going to go back and edit them
I think yellow would look a bit better than green, or even same white. But yeah, would definitely change the font to the same sans serif

June 30, 2017 at 1:57pm
I made this list a while ago that might also be useful: http://www.brianlovin.com/journal/57e54af1ee98b10e00860f9d
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July 8, 2017 at 2:43am
I am currently on iPAd and wasn't able to see the animation that Brain mentioned at the beginning… basically, I wasn't able to click on any of the case studies.

July 8, 2017 at 2:48pm