Monday Night Update #13

December 14, 2010
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Monday Night Update

The past two weeks have been hectic, yet productive.  Production on the RubyConf X videos is moving along.  Here are the releases for the past two weeks:

Production Updates

Videos Released: 7 – New Videos

Videos Rendering:  9

  • RubyConf X – Rev, Revactor, Reia (Tony Arcieri)
  • RubyConf X – Classboxes, nested methods, and real private methods (Shugo Maeda)
  • RubyConf X – It’s Time for a Ruby Editor (Daniel Lucraft)
  • RubyConf X – The Road from Ruby Hacker to Entrepreneur (Tom Preston-Werner)
  • RubyConf X – The Enterprising Rubyist – Bootstrapping your Business with Ruby (Paul Campbell)
  • RubyConf X – JRuby Hacking Guide (Charles Nutter, Thomas Enebo)
  • RubyConf X – Rubinius – What Have You Done For Me Today? (Evan Phoenix)
  • RubyConf X – TANSTAAFL – Implementing Maglev Ruby on top of GemStone (Monty Williams, Peter McLain)
  • RubyConf X – Ruby Decathlon  (Nathaniel Talbott)

Follow @confreaks on twitter for updates as to when the videos are available.

Maintenance Updates

I’m now using Zencoder for rendering the Large, Small, and MP3 versions of the presentations.  So locally I edit and render the 1920×1080 version, then upload it and kick off a job with Zencoder.  It’s a nice improvement (although partially implemented) to the existing process.  Once it’s fully implemented the manual steps required once the editing and initial video are uploaded will be completely eliminated.

What’s Next?

My goal is to complete another 15 or so presentations by next Monday night, not counting the 10 that are rendering now.