Christian Heilmann

New Developer Advocacy Handbook chapter – How to create short and concise technical videos

Tuesday, September 13th, 2022 at 5:56 pm

This weekend I released a new video on the VS Code TikTok and YouTube channel which got some good interaction (53k visits on TikTok, 6k on YouTube).

Here is the VS Code portrait version:

And here’s my original landscape one.

People keep asking how I did those, so I added a new chapter to the Developer Advocacy Handbook explaining the process. Click below to read it there in detail.

Screenshot of the handbook chapter on creating videos

In essence, the process is:

  • Write a concise script
  • Record yourself reading this one
  • Record a screencast showing the things you talk about
  • Speed up, add freeze frames and cut the screencast to match the main video

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