The site let developers and designers show love and thank the people behind their favorite open source projects on GitHub.
- GitHub, gratitude, love, open source, responsive, site, thankfullness
- Andrea Buran, Marco Sampellegrini
- concept, information architecture, information + interaction + visual design, front end development, copywriting
Open source authors and contributors need much more love from the community. Those who initiate and share their projects, as well as those who participate and collaborate to constantly improve them, merit a big thank-you.
The intent behind Yo, This is Cool is having a space where you can thank the amazing people behind your favorite open source projects on GitHub.
The site has a mandrake root—Meri The Mandragora—as a mascot. Whenever you add a cool open source project to appreciate, she pops out and encourages you to scream your thank-you out loud.
Each letter of the Index page is associated to an interesting term as food for thought, which short definition introduces the related letter subpage.