Scrimba

Interactive coding screencasts created in an instant

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PerMaker@oslokommuneper · Co-founder of Scrimba
Hey all, I'm the CEO and co-founder of Scrimba. Thanks for hunting us! Our goal is to make online learning better than in-person learning, and we're starting with code/programing. To quickly grasp Scrimba, I'd recommend you to check out this demo: https://scrimba.com/casts/cast-279 Happy to answer any questions people might have here :)
Mark Nadal@marknadal
Scrimba is awesome, I've been a big fan since I first found out about them from hackernews a month or two ago. My bet is that they'll become the defacto tutorial system for programmers, like GitHub became the defacto repo host. Keep it up, you guys!
Chris Kalani@chriskalani · CEO at Wake
Dylan Marriott@dylan36032 · iOS Developer
@per @sindre Nice to see you here again :) Such an amazing product!
Nick O'NeillHunter@allnick · CEO, Holler Inc.
Ran across a video tutorial on Hacker News today that used this platform and thought it was super slick. Scrimba enables you to create coding tutorials that combine both presentation elements and a real code editor. Will be curious to hear how @perborgen came up with the product and how he managed to make the videos a fraction of the size of normal videos!
PerMaker@oslokommuneper · Co-founder of Scrimba
@allnick @perborgen Thanks! I'm glad you like it. It was my co-founder Sindre who got the idea when he was trying to create screencasts for his programming language Imba (imba.io). He became increasingly frustrated with the cumbersome process of recording, editing, swearing, uploading, encoding, re-encoding etc. So he started building Scrimba. Since we're recording events instead of dead pixels, our format is much more light weight (1% of video). This also opens up for interactivity for the viewer; simply pause the screencast and edit the code :)