Currently, every time I publish a screencast on tallpad, I have to:
- export the video
- upload it to vimeo
- fill in all vimeo’s fields (name, privacy settings, etc)
- grab the vimeo embed code
- go to tallpad’s nova admin panel and create a new episode – here, I have to fill in the title, description, embed code, video duration, and other fields.
- hit publish
The reason I’m going with this somewhat tedious flow is that, well, I don’t post screencasts that often. So I don’t mind taking 5-10 minutes and doing it manually.
Even if somehow I increase my posting frequency to 1 screencast a day, it still wouldn’t bother me to do that part manually. I’d rather focus my efforts on making even more videos or improving the user experience on the platform.
As a programmer, I love building stuff. I love spending time fiddling with new layout types, adding icons, thinking about nested comments, bookmarked episodes, organizing episodes under series and topics, and other nice-to-haves.
But that’s what those are right now; nice-to-haves. More content is needed.