I am a user experience designer, learning rails, its been some time now,
but I still panic when deploying to production.
I guess in year the rails default page has not changed much. and now
rails5 is to be launched, it would be sad if we did not redesign the
which you can access @ http://localhost:3000#Given it should be a fresh
So being a designer, I could resist and did my take on it. please have a
look, positive criticism is highly appreciated.
Have a look, there are 2 versions/styles, and I am working on one more.
PS: I am new here, just trying to make Open Source software look and feel a
bit better, just doing my bit.
Having a real-life designer in the mix is always enlightening and
fun. Thanks for jumping in on this, Avadh.
Not just the front default page, but there are other pages that need
rails/info pages (seen during dev/test, not prod)
error pages, both in dev/test and prod. There’s a gem called
“better_errors” that does a good job, but the regular ones are barely
Also, all the generated views. The default (generated) Rails
displays and views are rather tarnished with old age and such. I would love to see someone take on the default views as well, as they are
extremely ugly things, to the point I would say not even functionally
Have a go, Avadh, please? Just keep them framework and JS agnostic. I
can’t say if anyone on the core team will accept it, but it sure would
And I’m nobody at all whose opinion on this means nothing in the
end. Just a heavy user.