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How I’m writing The Screencasting Handbook

Many people have asked why I’m writing a book without a publisher.  The story has interested a bunch of people so I’ll outline the basics here. Update: there’s a related article by Marc-André Cournoyer covering how he wrote his “Create your own programming language” eBook. I started writing The Screencasting Handbook in the middle of […]

Building a high performance cluster with Ubuntu 9.10 and Eucalyptus

I’ve spent the last day (almost) installing Eucalyptus on Ubuntu 9.10 to create a mini ‘high performance computing’ environment.  We’re testing the concept and could build 100+ machines if the prototype works as expected. This is a running log of my notes, for this post I only have a partial setup. Note – I have […]

New ShowMeDo series – OpenOffice Calc transition series for Excel users

I spent the weekend cracking through the creation of a new 12-part tutorial  series for ShowMeDo, the result is OpenOffice Calc 3.1 for Microsoft Excel users.  The overview is embedded below, links to all the episodes are further down.  This series was created whilst wearing my screencast production hat for ProCasts. The goal is to […]