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Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

Postby laf1greg » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:00 pm

change the type font! This extravagant type is ugly and difficult to read.
do you hate the funky spot title ? or all the font in the wind data ?

( the wind data are normal font (Helvetica, Arial, Sans-Serif) wich are displayed depending on browser)

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Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

Postby GTC » Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:21 am

laf1greg wrote:
Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:00 pm
change the type font! This extravagant type is ugly and difficult to read.
do you hate the funky spot title ? or all the font in the wind data ?

( the wind data are normal font (Helvetica, Arial, Sans-Serif) wich are displayed depending on browser)
I meant the type font you used in the titles and lots of text (Indian Flower type). My advice as a UX designer is that any site should have consistency in all its aspects. I would recommend to use a neutral font (sans serif is possible) like Open Sans, Lato, Roboto (they are free at Google Fonts). Some sites use a different type for the headlines, but not as extravagant as yours. Imagine for a moment that Airbnb used your font in most of its texts...

I also miss some CTA buttons. You could use one for the "Sign Up" (most important button).

The header needs more contrast colors. A grey logo and a black background don't match very well. Same for blue text of login/signup.

The custom Google map doesn't look very stylish. At https://snazzymaps.com/ you can customize your own map and grab its code.

Hope it helps!

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Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

Postby laf1greg » Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:44 pm

@GTC Thanks for you feedback, really appreciated.

I though Indian Flower type was cool and added personality to my app! I will consider to change it for something more neutral.

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Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

Postby BWD » Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:18 pm

Looks cool on iphone 7 /11.3 and on win10 PC.
Agree about header font, smaller, all caps and bold please!
Best if you can keep it from wrapping!
The text in the models could maybe bump up a size, but if you want it to compare 3 spots in phone screen, better keep as is.
Function seems great at first glance, nice job!

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Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

Postby laf1greg » Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:15 pm

@BWD : thank you! I will definitely try new header font configurations.

Glad you like the app !!

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Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

Postby Hansen Design » Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:44 am

Been using it last couple days and like it. Especially the tide data which is important here.
Cheers!

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Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

Postby loco4viento » Fri Apr 27, 2018 5:13 am

Very nice!
Been using it for a couple days and I've liked it.
Thank you.

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Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

Postby laf1greg » Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:44 pm

GREAT! I'm super happy you like it!

Don't hesitate to register and save (if not already) as your wind forecast will be faster to load next time you open it.

Thanks guys!

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Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

Postby Jwoo » Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:37 pm

Been using it for a few days now. I like the format, especially having a quick reference to several locations. If you were to make any changes, it would be nice to have more days available for the long term GFS.
Great Site!

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Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

Postby laf1greg » Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:49 pm

Thanks Jwoo, really glad you like igetwind!
it would be nice to have more days available for the long term GFS
I will try to see what I can do but already having 10 days of GFS ( wich 5 days are 24 hours/day) is already a LOT of data to get. I'm scared I would slow things down if I put more. By the way GFS goes up to 16 days but I wonder if it's reliable after 10 days ?

But anyway thank you for your suggestion, I take note and will see if it's feasible.


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