I like this, I like this a lot.
The design is just the right amount different from the current one to show continuity and yet show that we've changed, matured and grown up.
One small thing - is there any change whatsoever we can get se.stackexchange.com as a short form of the url? softwareengineering.stackexchange.com is a doozy to type out when you're in ...
New logo for Software Engineering Stack Exchange
Deliver working software frequently, from a couple of weeks to a
couple of months, with a preference to the shorter timescale.
I think we'd like the new stuff sooner rather than later.
You have consulted with stakeholders.
You have cooperated with them as much as naturally ...
Please disregard this post if there is any danger of it causing a delay in the name change.
Well, it has a coffee cup. So I'm already ecstatic. :)
With all due respect to our chronically-overworked design team, let me show you what an hour playing with windows paint let me do.
Why? Well, in addition to having a healthy respect for symmetry, I like ...
status-completed - The coffee cup is now white! The lettering for the site name is now larger and the monitors and mug are now sitting on a tabletop. Hopefully this fixes most of the concerns here. The placement of the logo is standardized across the network, and is currently positioned there by design. Thanks for the feedback! ~Catija
The new logo in the ...
There used to be a link to Meta in the navigation bar, but it was removed recently. Now, you'll have to expand the StackExchange dropdown to move between Meta and main:
It's not immediately obvious where the links are, but once you find them I think. it's pretty easy to switch between the sites. Note that the link to site you are currently on (in my case ...
This is just terrible. You took about 1/5 of my screen for options I hardly ever use without an option to reduce this unsolicited waste to a thumb. The old way was perfect but if you must pee over something that other people established, there are better ways. Pull down menus would do just fine and bother no one.
The logo looks great. I appreciate the pragmatism in getting this rolled out, but can we have the name as regular text and not commented out? This always bothered me.
This site is not only about writing code. Why should the title look like it's code? Removing /* and */ would make the logo look cleaner, too.
Comments are also language specific. Sure, many ...
I think amon did a good job about pointing out issues with the SESE design.
I'd also like to highlight concerns when navigating between sites in the network, particularly Stack Overflow and any other site with the new theme: UX consistency across SE sites with the new layout / theme. This is not unique to this site, but there is a not-insignificant overlap ...
On topic - probably yes. But you have to be careful to keep it focussed enough, so it won't get closed with the standard "needs more focus" closing reason. This depends - obviously - on the specific question you are going to ask (and also on the moot of certain community members here, who often close-vote for reasons I don't understand).
I can tell ...
Thanks for reporting it. There was some issue with our SVG sprite file for icons. For some reason it was off by few pixels - probably there was some issue with file export.
Anyway, fix for this is now in repo waiting for build. Should be up in few hours.
(fyi: I'm one of designers working in Stack Overflow sorry if that wasn't clear)
The main URL, http://programmers.stackexchange.com, contains a list of Top Questions, so you're shown tabs that are relevant to Top Questions.
Top Questions is a high-level category, of which Active, Featured, Hot, Week and Month are all subcategories. Newest, Featured, Frequent, Votes, Active and Unanswered are all high-level categories of All Questions, ...
I feel the best way to answer such questions is present the problem you are facing in making a design decision and state the answer that you feel is best. Then try and ask about potential pitfalls and things to pay attention to, cons, with the decided approach.
This has the benefit of being answerable and not asking for "which is better". The answerer ...
The main font of the site is Whiteboard Regular, and as far as I know you can use it freely in your projects.
Everything else is copyrighted by Stack Exchange. You'll have to contact them directly ("contact us" link in the footer) to discuss what you can and cannot use.
One case where reuse came to bite me...
Turns out that .subheader has a :before and :after directives (but only here on programmers), which screwed up with the table layout that this sidebar has.
I've made some changes to the markup and CSS so this is fixed (with you in the next build).
I noticed a very minor UI glitch in my Programmers profile.
Notice how the See votes, expandable usercard privilege name touches the close button.
This is a really minor issue but it's annoying given how much work has been done on the neat redesign recently ;)
My browser is Chrome 43.0.2357.124 m, I'm using Windows 8.1 Enterprise
I cannot reproduce this ...
Thanks again for reporting this issue.
I've fixed that by changing background position for this image. It (doodle) will now be attached to right edge of the screen and disappear for smaller screen resolutions.
Fix is now waiting in repo for next build - should be live in couple hours.
Our community does not regard pro-con questions as a good fit for this site, so I would expect a question of this form to be closed quickly.
Instead, you can try to implement a prototype of your data structures, ideally with some code using them, then ask for a design review. Still, there is a certain risk for such a question of getting perceived as too ...
Without seeing a specific example question, I'd lean toward the thinking that these types of questions would be closed, most probably as needing details or clarity, needing focus, or opinion-based. Generally speaking, questions asking for feedback often fall into the category of questions that should be avoided, specifically open-ended and hypothetical ...