“Doug asked us to prepare a talk for the 2007 PyCon plenary sessions to explain our goals. Kyran and I talk about why we started ShowMeDo and how we want to help keen Python (and Open Source) users to share knowledge and education.” – 1 video, 4 minutes, Ian Ozsvald, Kyran Dale
Would you like some wallpaper? Over in the wiki we have some sample images, including this rather nice 800×600 alpha-background logo that you can use as a background to your own ShowMeDos:
Yesterday we served our 207,987th tutorial video and at least half of these have been Python tutorials. This is a great milestone to pass, Kyran and I are very pleased with the site’s growth (to all our visitors and commenters – thank you!).
Next milestone – 500k tutorials – how soon can we get there? [...]
“In this instalment we look at the PyCon schedule app from a client perspective.” – 1 video, 26 minutes, Doug Napoleone
“We dive into the source code behind the PyCon web site and how we integrate the PHP based PMWiki with Django using a custom Template Loader.” – 1 video, 24 minutes, Doug Napoleone
“In diesem ShowMeDo geht es darum, wie man mit Hilfe von Gobby, Skype und Pamela Screencasts kollaborativ Ã¼ber das Internet erstellt.” – 1 video, 16 minutes, Lucas Holland and Marius Meinert
Translation request – this video is in German, we’d love to have an English version or an English audio track – can you help?
“In dieser Episode geht es um Funktionen, also um das Gruppieren von Code zu Einheiten, die wiederverwendbar sind.” – 1 video, 5 minutes, Lucas Holland and Marius Meinert
“PyCon-Tech is an initiative started by A. M. Kuchling to create an integrated set of tools for running the PyCon conference. In this introduction we give an overview of the PyCon web site public interfaces (wiki, talk archive, schedule) and the technologies used to implement them (pmwiki, zope, django). The technologies are fully integrated [...]
This is our first Windows Vista screencast, we’re hoping that this is the first in a series of tutorial ‘casts from David Kirk over at the excellent tech-recipes.com tutorial site.
“In Vista you can no longer move your quick launch toolbar to the side of the screen. For users who have been running XP for a [...]
Kyran and I are very happy to announce a new release of the site – this time we add author-photos, videos-by-author, a ‘graphics‘ section and some improvements to the comments. On the front-page we will feature some of our recent authors, to give their photos an airing.
Note that you may need to do a [...]
“Mikel introduces the OpenStreetMap web-based editor, a prototype piece of software by Steve Coast. Learn how to easily add new streets to the OpenStreetMap project by tracing over Yahoo aerial data and submitting nodes, segments and ways, recorded using some data near Clapham Common in the UK.”, 1 video, 4 minutes, Mikel Maron
“Jesse introduces Firebug 1.0, the live CSS editor which runs inside Firefox. See how you can easily identify elements by rolling the mouse over them, select them, see the html and see which rules apply to the segment (or those that have been over-ridden). You can also edit the html and css in-place and monitor [...]
Lucas and Marius have completed the 5th and 6th parts of their brilliant Python Introductory series. Now, learn about Operatoren und Datentypen and the excellent Objektorientierte Programmierung (OOP).
I recently asked our authors to explain how they made their videos. The result so far is a great forum discussion on the different techniques we’ve all used.
The discussion covers the tools everyone has used on different platforms (including CamStudio, Camtasia, iShowU and xVidCap), approaches to planning and recording and post-production. Lucas and [...]