Movies of Software
Subject:   Screen recording and publishing
Date:   2004-11-22 17:35:34
From:   Trackback from anonymous2
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a demo video is often more useful when it comes to software, especially GUI. Of course text still rules and man pages shouldn't be replaced with "man videos", but demos are a great way to learn about an application. Some products offered online flash introductions/tutorials, but most of the time they are impersonal and soporific. Recording of live demos are more interesting. Channel 9 has been doing some (ex: Monad shell demo). But from experience, recording the person is usually not as informative as recording the screen or whiteboard. Jon Udell...