This is just a demo of a Theme Service for GNOME 3 that works similar to extensions.gnome.org. It needs a browser plugin to run but this won’t be really necessary.
Although it seems to be far from completed, we can launch it by next week after we solve the bandwidth issues. You can use it at any distro that runs GNOME 3.6 and beyond, and the plugin (if you want to use it) supports Firefox and Chrome/Chromium.
With this service we are trying to solve the cluttering with GNOME Themes and make them easy accessible to new users. But we are going to add more things about GNOME than Themes there!
This service is temporarily till I’ll manage to build one of the top of NodeJS, that will work better for what we are trying to achieve. NodeJS is a very cool framework but quite low level (I have spend 10 days till abandoned it), so for now I go with a Ruby on Rails Application that provides a full stack. But I will migrate at some point.
If for any reason you don’t want to install the NPAPI plugin (that gives full access to your system), the page will alternatively generate an one-liner script that you have to paste in terminal in order to install a theme.
I made a demo in development environment (it is not online) and also I cheated a bit, because I actually don’t install the theme; I am just enabling it. I was a bit lazy to upload a theme online at 5 o’clock in the morning ;)
Well this is a demo, however things will be quite different in a few days, but anyway..
Thanks to all people that helped ..or are going to help :)