[Grok-dev] Grok screencast

David Bain david.bain at alteroo.com
Thu Jan 10 17:25:24 EST 2008

I agree with the idea of using a video sharing solution such as google
video, archive.org or youtube.com.
Some persons may still want to download the video, in that case storing it
at archive.org is a good idea.

On Jan 10, 2008 1:41 AM, Noah Gift <noah.gift at gmail.com> wrote:

> One thing I would highly recommend is to use Google Video to host
> streaming video.  You can then use the <embed> tag to embed the flash
> video and let Google handle the bandwidth.  Here is an example of the
> repoze video:
> This is embedded into Plone 3:
> http://pyatl.org/presentations
> Now, if you notice you can click on the video and go to the Google
> Video site and you can even download it from there or watch it in a
> larger size:
> http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3276625123051018943&hl=en
> You can always have the raw source video file available, as a link,
> but you will reach a much wider audience by using Google Video to host
> your screencast.  Getting framerates, and codecs correct is an art and
> a science, as you need to encode video in a specific codec to allow
> quick searching, etc.  Just let Google take care of it, and be done
> with it.  Of course this means people must have flash, but flash is
> quickly turning into javascript, as a must have technology even for
> linux users.
> You can sign up for an account here:
> http://video.google.com/
> Finally, you might want to see if you can get the same grok branding
> attached to the beginning of core grok developer produced videos. I
> can help someone come up with a 5 -10 second graphics branding using
> Final Cut Studio, if the powers that be are interested.
> Noah
> On Jan 9, 2008, at 11:36 PM, Kevin Teague wrote:
> > Awesome!
> >
> > Screencasts are cool. This one is also quite good. I've hosted the
> > file here:
> >
> > http://grok.zope.org/staticfiles/screencasts/ghop-intro-grok.mpg.tar.bz2
> >
> > And added a linked to it from the "About Grok" section of the new
> > web site (which I'll have ready for going live with "Real Soon Now
> > TM"). I also copied the .avi version of the file onto the server.
> > The .mpg plays fine on my Mac OS X computer, does anyone know if
> > the .avi is more compatible with Windows or Linux players?
> >
> > Also if 'novanasa' wants credit for the screencast, just let us know
> > your name and I'll add it to the web site.
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > Grok-dev mailing list
> > Grok-dev at zope.org
> > http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/grok-dev
> http://noahgift.com [Python+Grok+AJAX+Mashup]
> _______________________________________________
> Grok-dev mailing list
> Grok-dev at zope.org
> http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/grok-dev
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://mail.zope.org/pipermail/grok-dev/attachments/20080110/b2da7095/attachment.htm

More information about the Grok-dev mailing list