Why playterm

There are several reasons to use PLAYTERM, and replay terminal recordings online:

  • its extremely educative
  • best promotion-tool for CLI application(s) for ALL audiences!
  • you can explain, and perform commands at the same time
  • its more timesaving and readable than recording a playterm.g, or wink movie
  • its timesaving: a tutorial AND showcase at the same time.
  • uses less bandwidth then flash(video) solutions
  • lightweight javascript embedcode to drop in your blog/article/website
  • promote and present your commandline app the web 2.0 way!

  • Other reasons could be, that its really cool to show off your skills to the community..or let other people show you how to do things faster!

    Why is it extremely educative?

  • a 'movie' is more entertaining then reading hundreds lines all at once
  • its language independent, commands are just commands
  • you can instruct people remote, in the classroom
  • problems are introduced in chronological order
  • no flooding of information
  • during public presentations you can focus on your story instead of typing!