050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

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050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby B4rr13 » Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:52 pm

Hi everyone

I just completed task 16 and i claimed another task:


Issue 50 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database using phpMyAdmin.

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Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database using
phpMyAdmin.
Description

Download and install XAMPP and Joomla!. Research how to backup and restore
a database using phpMyAdmin (which is part of XAMPP). Create a video that
demonstrates how to backup and restore a Joomla! database using phpMyAdmin.
Skills Needed

    * Ability to follow technical instructions needed to install and
configure XAMPP and download and install Joomla!.
    * Ability to use, or learn to use Wink;
    * Good Communication Skill.
    * Good Open Office Writer and communication skills.

Difficulty

Complex.
Work Product

Simple, easy to follow video.
Licensing

Documentation written for this task must be made available under the
Joomla! Electronic Documentation License.
Extra Credit (Optional)
Time Limit

1 month.


I'll try and finish it asap.


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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby B4rr13 » Fri Dec 14, 2007 3:54 pm

download movie

finished, comments please?

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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby AmyStephen » Fri Dec 14, 2007 6:57 pm

Excellent video, Kristof.  :-*

Clear. Easy to follow. Gets right to the point. Makes no assumptions.

This will provide benefit. I am afraid to know the percentage of newbie websites never backed up simply because people do not know how to do a backup and restore.

Thank you. I will try to locate another judge to approve. I accept this as complete.

Thank you for your contributions to the Joomla! community,
Amy :)

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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby B4rr13 » Fri Dec 14, 2007 7:10 pm

Thank you Amy,

If it gets accepted i'll try to claim another video creation task.

Kristof

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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby AmyStephen » Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:21 pm

Kristof -

Please zip up and upload your video to your Google Task. After you have done so, I will mark that task as complete and you will be free to choose another, if you desire. (And I hope you do!)

Thank you very much for this fabulous work! It will be useful *and* used!

Task accepted as complete!
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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby B4rr13 » Tue Dec 18, 2007 11:32 pm

AmyStephen wrote:Kristof -

Please zip up and upload your video to your Google Task. After you have done so, I will mark that task as complete and you will be free to choose another, if you desire. (And I hope you do!)

Thank you very much for this fabulous work! It will be useful *and* used!

Task accepted as complete!
Amy :)


Thanks Amy,

Sorry for the delay, i've been busy the last couple of days.
The video is zipped and uploading to the google task.

Thanks for the followup and the great comments.

Kristof

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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby AmyStephen » Wed Dec 19, 2007 2:13 am

No hurry. I didn't want to be holding YOU back.

Now, I have been looking out on the Google site and I still don't see the video. Are you having trouble due to the size of the file? If you do have trouble, please let us know.

Thanks!
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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby B4rr13 » Wed Dec 19, 2007 11:02 am

Yes, actually I do, i guess it's because of the size, i keep getting errors at google  :(

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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby AmyStephen » Wed Dec 19, 2007 1:32 pm

PM'd Kristof with FTP site and suggestion of creating Google Video.

I will talk to Leslie at Google, as well, and see what she says.

Thanks!
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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby trombonechamp » Wed Dec 19, 2007 1:40 pm

I like the video!

It is a really big download.  Are you considering making a compressed version or putting it on Google Video?
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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby AmyStephen » Wed Dec 19, 2007 1:43 pm

Eventually, it will certainly need to be an embedded video of sorts. Not certain if Kirstof is willing to do so now - or would prefer to wait until after the contest. I'm not certain what Leslie at Google will require.

But, when it gets viewed by end users, being a Google Video (or [youtube]) will be the way to go!

...and, it WILL be viewed!

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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby B4rr13 » Wed Dec 19, 2007 5:27 pm

Hi

Amy; thanks for the PM with the info, i'm uploading the zipped file to joomlaplace.

I will also put this on google video!

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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby B4rr13 » Wed Dec 19, 2007 5:54 pm

I decompressed the video in a .wmv format and uploaded it to the google task, hehe what a diffrence, only 3.4mb  :-[

Thanks

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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby Chris Davenport » Tue Jan 01, 2008 1:05 am

Hi Kristof,

Are you able to supply a copy of the video that does not require a proprietary codec?

Thanks,
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Re: 050 - Create a Video demonstrating how to backup and restore a database us..

Postby B4rr13 » Tue Jan 01, 2008 1:44 pm

Chris Davenport wrote:Hi Kristof,

Are you able to supply a copy of the video that does not require a proprietary codec?

Thanks,
Chris.



Hi Chris,

i'll look into that asap. I supplied an SWF and WMV format too.

Kristof


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