072 JSJ Screencasts

JavaScript Jabber

Panel Jamison Dance (twitter github blog) Joe Eames (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up)Discussion01:31 - Screencasting Experience Pluralsight: AngularJS Fundamentals - Joe Pluralsight: jQuery Advanced Topics - Joe Pluralsight: Testing Clientside JavaScript - Joe Teach Me To Code - Chuck02:44 - Getting into Screencasting06:16 - Screencasting and JavaScript Jabber Sharing Knowledge RailsCasts (Ruby) NSScreencast (iOS)09:45 - JavaScript Screencasts Embercasts egghead.io (Angular) PeepCode YouTube10:54 - Conference Talks vs Screencasts14:34 - Blog Posts vs Screencasts17:58 - Recording Screencasts (Tools) Camtasia ScreenFlow Jing22:59 - Voiceovers vs Typing and Talking26:17 - Audio Quality Blue Snowball Blue Yeti Shure SM5828:53 - Editing Software Adobe Premier Pro Final Cut Pro Video Hive33:27 - Preparing for Screencasts Large Font Closed-Captioning40:23 - Videos of Yourself with Screencasts Wistia TranscriptsPicks RequireBin (Jamison) The International - Dota 2 Championships (Jamison) That Conference (Joe) Seraphina by Rachel Hartman (Joe) ng-conf (Joe) Video Hive (Chuck) LessAccounting (Chuck)Next WeekReact with Jordan Walke and Pete HuntTranscriptJOE: Well, you can represent the newbie perspective then.CHUCK: Yup.JAMISON: That’s my default job on this podcast.[Laughter]CHUCK: No, that’s my job, believe me.JOE: Au contraire, mon frère.[Hosting and bandwidth provided by the Blue Box Group. Check them out at BlueBox.net.] [This episode is sponsored by Component One, makers of Wijmo. If you need stunning UI elements or awesome graphs and charts, then go to Wijmo.com and check them out.] [This podcast is sponsored by JetBrains, makers of WebStorm. Whether you’re working with Node.js or building the front end of your web application, WebStorm is the tool for you. It has great code quality and code exploration tools and works with HTML5, Node, TypeScript, CoffeeScript, Harmony, LESS, Sass, Jade, JSLint, JSHint, and the Google Closure Compiler. Check it out at JetBrains.com/WebStorm.]CHUCK: Hey everybody and welcome to Episode 72 the JavaScript Jabber show. This week on our panel, we have Jamison Dance.JAMISON: Hello.CHUCK: Joe Eames.JOE: Hey there.CHUCK: I’m Charles Max Wood from DevChat.TV. And this week, we’re going to be talking about screencasting and sharing what you know through that kind of a visual medium. Before we get going, I’m wondering how much of this have you guys done?JAMISON: None.JOE: [Chuckles] I’ve done a fair amount. I’ve got my three courses with Pluralsight that I’ve done. That’s pretty much all the screencasting that I’ve done, is through Pluralsight. But I have to say I’ve definitely done a fair amount, several hundred, maybe a thousand with the screencasting.CHUCK: Nice.JAMISON: When you say a thousand hours, do you mean a thousand hours of recorded video or a thousand hours of time put into this?JOE: Yeah, a thousand hours of time actually spent. So I’ve probably produced ten or fifteen hours of recorded video. Probably about that much and five or six hundred hours of time spent producing that much video, right around that.CHUCK: Well there you go. If you’ve read outliers, you know you have nine thousand hours to go, right?JOE: [Chuckles] Yeah. Exactly when I’ll be an expert.CHUCK: That’s right. I’ve done a fair bit of screencasting as well. In fact, I got into podcasting through screencasting and I ran TeachMeToCode.com for a few years. I’m actually looking at reviving it but it’s just some time that I haven’t been able to commit yet. But yeah, it’s definitely a fun and interesting thing to do to share what you know and get the word out about whatever technologies you’re passionate about.

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