June 21, 2018

Useful Commands - Image manipulation

I often work with images to go onto e-commerce sites, so getting them as small as possbile (file size wise) is what I aim for, for performance There are plenty of good, paid tools out there such as Kraken or ImageOptim and there are even some good, free (web based) tools you can use such as TinyPNG and Compressor but I was looking for something a I could add into my workflow (read automated and scriptable) Read more

December 13, 2015

screen recording with annotation on Linux

So there’s been a few occasions where I have needed to do a screen record on my Ubuntu laptop at work, and I was easily able to find RecordMyDesktop which is neat and simple desktop app that can get you on your way. The harder part was finding a program that could allow you to annotate while screen sharing. There are plenty of tools out there that allow you do annotate ontop of an already recorded video, but I wanted to be able to do it as I was recording. Read more