Screencasting Basics with Collin Jilbert

Andrew and Julie are joined today by Collin Jilbert, an engineer at GoRails, to talk all things screencasting. Have you ever been interested in creating screencasts about Ruby on Rails topics? Go ahead and download this episode now to find out how!

[0:30] Collin introduces himself!
[2:40] Andrew asks what it's like to create Ruby on Rails educational content in 2022
[3:25] Collin talks about study groups in his bootcamp and how that correlated to student success
[4:12] Collin talks about creating his first GoRails video
[5:37] Julie asks how many times Collin has to rerecord himself while making screencasts
[7:00] Julie asks about the planning process for videos and what that entails
[9:49] Andrew asks what kind of software Collin uses when making screencasts
[12:58] Collin responds to Julie's discussion of trying to get topics out of your head and admits he still struggles with it
[15:10] Julie asks about teaching subjects while also learning them at the same time
[18:18] Andrew asks where people should start if they want to start creating screencasts
[20:19] Julie asks if people request videos on GoRails
[21:47] Julie asks about mob pairing with juniors


Special thanks to Andy Croll for personally sponsoring this episode. Be sure to check out and for nice, free community resources for newer devs!

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Creators and Guests

Andrew Mason
Andrew Mason
Senior Product Developer at Podia, co-host of the Remote Ruby podcast, and co-editor of the Ruby Radar newsletter
Julie J
Julie J
Software developer at Codecademy
Screencasting Basics with Collin Jilbert
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