hether it is a “how-to on using a web application” or “describing the steps of creating a Photoshop effect”, words are sometimes not enough.
With the help of screencasts (screen recording), it can be possible to better describe/demonstrate a computer-related product or service. And, it spreads faster as anyone can easily embed the video (if supported) to any website.
Here is a collection of 10 free screen recording softwares for creating attractive screencasts:
CamStudio is an open source screen recorder software which can record every screen and audio activity on a computer & create industry-standard AVI video files or bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWF).
Jing can both take screenshots & capture a screen as videos. It is possible to add textboxes, arrows or rectangles to highlight spots.
It can send the generated outputs to Screencast.com, Flickr, a FTP account, Twitter & more.
With a microphone, you can record audio with the video as well.
We understand that reading is the most simplest way for human to derive and constructing meaning in order to gain a particular knowledge from a source. This tendency has been digitized when books evolve into digital media equivalent ? E-Books.
It would be nice if we?re able to download free e-book and take it with us. That?s why we?ve again crawled deep into the Internet to compile this list of 20 places to
download free e-books for your use. Full list after jump.
4eBooks has a huge collection of computer programming ebooks. Each downloadable ebook has a short review with a description. You can find over thousand of
free ebooks in every
computer programming field like .Net, Actionscript, Ajax, Apache and etc.
Unless there is a radical shift in the development world (akin to an asteroid hitting Redmond), most developers will need to know at least one of the Big Three development systems ? .NET (VB.NET or C#), Java, or PHP ? for the near future. It?s not enough to know the core languages, either. As projects encompass more and more disparate functionality, you?ll need to know the associated frameworks and libraries more deeply.
2: Rich Internet Applications (RIAs)
Love it or hate it, in the last few years, Flash is suddenly being used for more than just animations of politicians singing goofy songs. Flash has also sprouted additional functionality in the form or Flex and AIR. Flash?s competitors, such as JavaFx and Silverlight, are also upping the ante on features and performance. To make things even more complicated, HTML 5 is incorporating all sorts of RIA functionality, including database connectivity, and putting the formal W3C stamp on AJAX. In the near future, being an RIA pro will be a key resume differentiator. Continue reading
Many freelancers work with clients in various parts of the world. If this is the case for you, currency conversion may be an issue at times. XE is an easy-to-use tool that will show you the current conversion rate. Simply enter the amount, the currency you?re converting from, and the currency you?re converting to and it will show you an up-to-date calculation. Because exchange rates fluctuate so much, it?s a good idea to have a resource like this handy for times when you need to send out a quote or bill a client. Calculating the currency conversion is free with XE.
FreshBooks in one of the most popular options for online invoicing, but it offers much more than just this. In addition to invoicing and invoice tracking, FreshBooks can be used to create and send estimates/quotes, track how your time is being spent, track expenses and track clients. FreshBooks offers a limited free version as well as other options that range from $14 to $149 per month. With the free version you can manage 3 clients (unlimited invoices), and that number goes up with each plan.
Docebo is an Open Source e-Learning platform (LMS and LCMS) used in corporate and higher education markets.
The Platform supports 18 languages and can support different didactic models. Including: Blended, Self-Directed, Collaborative and even Social Learning through Chat, Wiki, Forums and 53 other different functions.