Online Tutorial Info

We're trying something new at OSCON this year and inviting those who can't make it in person to register to virtually attend select tutorials.

Upon registering for online tutorials, you'll receive an email with your confirmation code. Please retain your confirmation code. You may be asked for it in order to take part in the tutorial. We'll send you the URL to your online tutorial(s) in a separate message. We encourage you to join approximately ten minutes early so you don't miss any of the tutorial.

Attend Tutorials Online

Register now for any or all of the 3-hour tutorials we're streaming live.

Bandwidth Guidelines

Please note that we will be streaming live, high resolution video and audio for this event which will call for a significant demand on your bandwidth. Running additional applications or lack of bandwidth on your network connection are likely to result in both the audio and video stream becoming choppy or stopping altogether. Please close any unnecessary applications and if possible connect to a hard-wired Internet connection. Plan to use headphones or earbuds for an optimal audio experience. If you have any question about the bandwidth requirements, please send email to before participating in the event.

If your audio or video does become choppy during the event, please refresh your screen or leave the meeting and return. This will usually solve the problem. If you've experienced audio problems during our online events before, then you may want to download and install the Adobe Connect Add-In (we apologize—this is not available for Linux).

System Requirements

If you have never attended a Connect Pro meeting before, you can test your connection

Connect Pro is Flash-based and does not require a download or media player.

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Suzanne Axtell
07/18/2010 12:21am PDT

For those who can’t attend live, either virtually or in-person at OSCON, the four recorded tutorials (along with lots of other great selections from our other conferences! :) ) will be available for purchase here:

Konrad H
07/17/2010 5:21pm PDT

I can’t attend physically either, but would be interested in paying for some of the tutorial session videos, if they can be made available soon after. Thank you.

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Edd Wilder-James
07/17/2010 3:50am PDT

Alisdair, yes, people who pay for tutorial days will have access to recordings from the corresponding days. We will be notifying attendees when these are available.

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Alasdair Allan
07/17/2010 2:44am PDT

Will physical, rather than virtual, attendees have access to the tutorial videos afterwards (for download) for free? Or do we not have access? Being a WWDC alumni I’ve always found the conference videos very valuable, even fo sessions I actually attended in person.

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Kathryn Barrett
07/17/2010 1:41am PDT

Yes, we will have recordings of these available afterwards for people who can’t make the live events or who are interrupted or called away during the live events.

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Mark J. Levitt
07/16/2010 1:26pm PDT

Chad, great question. Please stay tuned while I try to find out.

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Chad Armstrong
07/16/2010 11:55am PDT

Will videos be recorded and available later? I cannot attend live due to schedule constraints but I would consider paying for the videos to watch on my own time. Thanks.

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