Switch Homebrew Appstore

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  1. pwsincd
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    With the recent surge in Switch homebrew capabilities , and one or two projects starting , i will attempt to maintain a repository of apps , this will depend heavily on the devs who are working on projects and users alike to keep us informed of new apps or updates to exisiting apps. It seemed to work quite well with the wiiu.

    Any app you download will be packaged with an icon and meta / of which you have no use for , thats just for web content currently.

    Any suggestions are always welcome , hope it helps...

    https://www.switchbru.com/appstore

    note : this is currently a website and not a console homebrew (hopefully that will come)
     
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    That looks awefull! No really.
    Idea is good though, but the look and feel is just not right.

    Make it look more like a real Appstore. You are using a cms, so downloading an Appstore skin shoulf be easy. If you need help with compiling a whole new One let me know happy to help!
     
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    care to elaborate ?
     
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    B4rtj4h Gaming addict #2 and some

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    Edited the post. Negative feedback = No feedback. Sorry for that!
     
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    there is no cms .. well aside from the one written by us.
     
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    this is not an appstore
    its just a website

    clickbait
     
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    That's not a valid criticism. I'd love to see all those "criticizing" to do better themselves.
     
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    It doesnt claim to anything else ... oh i see you want full fledged app on your console ... let us fuckin walk b4 we start running.
     
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    i like it...

    the basestyle is solid a little bit of fine machining needs to be done..
    for example the icons (dns,IRC,Discord ...) need to get in one line...and they need to stick on top...
    but really i ve no other complaints
     
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    are you mobile browsing ?
     
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    i have no issues with the site
    using the title Homebrew Appstore makes it sound like an app thats all im saying

    watch a bunch of people are gonna come in this thread thinking the same thing
     
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    Possibly , but thats their assumptions , not the claims of the post. :)
     
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    Offer two theme one light and one dark.
    And you will rule them all.

    A site like that I personally love it white. that how I am used, App store are white at least here.

    Also it need some Icon (favicon.ico?)

    The name is a bit vague, ''Homebrew App Store'' just that we do not know that Switch :)

    I suggest also you offer ''Switch'' like theme, that us Red/White and simple icons no shadow nothing.

    The font itself is not bad but isn't it too bold? (I like it but does it fit what do you think others?)

    Now about my suggestion :
    White background for webpages but not too white a bit less so it does not kill your eyes ^^
    All the title color, normalise them, that a rainbow right now and really not fit all that Switch, maybe something more red, a nice tiny gradient would kick :D
    About your icons I actually like that following the red gradient and make the inner icon transparent will make it close to Switch !
    The top bar I like it just why did you name it ''Switch appstore'' and the site does not follow it :) ?

    I know I sound really bad here but I am just trying to give my personal view on it.
    Right now we do not have huge database of homebrew so it can be a bit like you want but later it will be hard to change your way without having peoples rage.
    Beside all that I really like the idea.
    And who know in futur it will be possible to have custom application on switch like that. (Ashop ? app shop)
    Diffinitly I will follow it.
     
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    This site has come from our wiiu app/site. i guess some people werent aware of that. as it uses the same template, where we had a complimenting app for the console.Hopefully we can follow this with an app , who knows.

    i could simply add a white or light theme option and may do .. not a priority but easy enough.

    i kinda like the font .. is google's Product sans from the latest android version.
    We have a red and light theme shown on our DNS page seen here : https://www.switchbru.com/dns but i wanted to try and emulate the switch's dark theme.
    It is named such as we tend to offer several tools over time.
     
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    Don’t call it an AppStore unless it has Clash of Clans smh
     
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    @pwsincd Very nice. Finally you're "here" at the Switch section. I always loved your appstore for the Wii U and used it to send ppl links to specific homebrew apps.
    Somehow it is and you should be thankful that someone is making efforts to collect everything available at one place.
     
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    It is an app store though technically
     
  18. B4rtj4h

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    Whoops! It looks better on a Macbook then iPhone. Should have checked that before commenting.
    Still, if you could use help let me know. I am a web developer myself :).
     
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    sure always open to help ... im not a web developer .. :)
     
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    no
    omg it looks so nice, too bad i updated...
    anyway i hope this stays open for a long time
    because like most homebrew app stores
    they shut down within 1-3 years of being up