Bug #25408

For the love of God stop with the coloring book color scheme in the new UI !

Added by Ron Hubbard about 4 years ago. Updated almost 4 years ago.

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James Nixon
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Black and white is perfectly fine with color left for the graphics themselves.

People don't want something that looks like it came out of a coloring book or windows 8.

They want a modern Ui that gets rid of the duplicated menus and lack of intuitiveness in the old UI.

Corral was less then perfect but the the UI made sense and with a dashboard that could be customized with plugins/widgets to show the info they needed and wanted.
It looked profession was highly intuitive and people had no problems picking things up right away.

Clearly the software under the new UI is different from corral but taking the same basic ideas is easily done.

At this moment it looks like your trying to stay as far away from anything corral at the cost of common sense.

The wheel doesn't need to be reinvented here just take what works from corral and build on that.

You can use the same basic concepts but at the same time tweak things enough that it doesn't look like a corral clone so there no confusion.

Or if nothing else stop with the bloody colors they look like something on my kids toy tablets for the love of god.


#1 Updated by Dru Lavigne about 4 years ago

  • Assignee changed from Release Council to James Nixon
  • Target version set to 11.1

#2 Updated by James Nixon about 4 years ago

  • Status changed from Unscreened to Screened

I agree with just about every point, thanks for the feedback. We intend to pull some concepts from Corral, my personal favorite is the task queue. I've linked some Material Design resources below

Making Material Design Discover the expanded Material Design motion guidelines - Google I/O 2016 Material Design Principles Google's Material Design: An In-Depth Look | Mashable Google I/O 2014 - Material design: Structure and components Further Reading

Angular/Material2 Website

#3 Avatar?id=14398&size=24x24 Updated by Kris Moore almost 4 years ago

  • Status changed from Screened to Ready For Release
  • Target version changed from 11.1 to 11.1-BETA1

#4 Updated by Dru Lavigne almost 4 years ago

  • Status changed from Ready For Release to Resolved
  • Target version changed from 11.1-BETA1 to Master - FreeNAS Nightlies

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