Tech Demo Pointers


#1

Tomorrow I’m demonstrating the latest version of our web app, just the end-of-sprint show-and-tell.

Does anyone have any thoughts on how to do good tech demos and other good points to follow when demonstrating something to a room of non-techs?


#2

@nshiell - you could check out /r/ConTalks , but other than that - haven’t a clue.

good Luck, dude.


#3

I tend to understand better when hand puppets are used. :smile:


#4

Be brief.

Don’t fill a screen with bullet points.

Don’t just read what’s on the screen.

Be funny.


#5

@nshiell How did you get going with it ?

The aFD got 14% of ha vote !


#6

HA HA! Me too! I’m not kidding, I learned a lot from that series :slight_smile:


#7

because you are just beginning to learn bash ?

any other print-works ?

@oldgeek … prefer socket - io here to puppet\s


#8

Oh, I wasn’t looking to learn BASH or anything (just usually look up what I need to know as I need it). I just really like puppets (but not creepy kind where the artist is going for realism). I follow where my attention escapes to and usually end up learning bits and pieces here and there because of it. I once watched a talk on containerization…just because bow ties are cool!


#9

#10

@neuro

thought @clippy was unavailable for MacOS9 ?


#11

I might have a look at them, thank you

It went OK, it was demonstrating a custom CMS for a website I’m working on, so loads of jQuery.
They where happy that I showed copy-paste from Word, so kinda it sold itself.


#12

on my course - they call that high-school chatter :mask:


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