Recording Screencasts - Hardware, Software, Dos and Don'ts


In this episode, Scott and Wes everything about their recording — from gear to software to tips and tricks for creating a good screencast.

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Show Notes




  • What are the essentials for hardware?
  • Put a t-shirt under your keyboard



  • Making Mistakes
  • Leaving in goof ups and debugging


  • Bad screen recordings
  • What is boring? What is annoying?
  • Recording pet peves
  • Tips for sizing your editor
  • Gross sounds
  • Too many files


  • What makes a good recording?
  • Good contrast on colour scheme
  • Keeping the code open
  • Short recordings
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