How to egghead

    Welcome to How to egghead.

    This site explains egghead.io for folks that use it. Right now it is focused on two groups of people.

    The 👩‍🏫 instructor guide is for somebody that is (or will be) teaching on egghead.

    The 👩‍🔧 content reviewer guide is for folks that help produce and maintain content for egghead instructors and learners.

    This site is available on github if you'd like to contribute or just poke around.


    What is egghead?

    egghead.io is a community where web developers learn from each other through short lessons and workshops teaching the tools of our trade.

    Our instructors hail from every continent but Antarctica. (That’s next.) egghead instructors are platform-agnostic, learning-enthusiastic, and badass by definition, however they define it.

    egghead was created by a small team of web developers who know how essential it is to keep learning. There’s always a new tool or framework to figure out. We made egghead so the experts can create lessons to share their knowledge with people who need it.

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    Have 10 spare minutes? You can learn a skill.

    What are egghead lessons?

    egghead lessons are bite-sized, practice-ready video tutorials for busy web developers.

    Every egghead lesson consists of a single screencast that’s 1–10 minutes long. You’ll record your screen as you talk through a code example, just like you’re explaining how you solved a problem to a coworker. The goal of each lesson is to give learners a specific piece of knowledge they can use right away.

    What makes egghead different?

    There's no cruft. Straight forward, to the point, concise, and direct lessons on the most useful tools available to web developers.

    We believe that everybody has a voice, and that your voice matters. egghead isn't an elite club. egghead is a small community of professionals working to educate and assist others achieve more in their careers as web developers.

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    How do I get started?

    Becoming an egghead instructor starts with an invitation. We can only properly support a small number of new instructors at a time. If you haven't received an invitation, we want you to know that you don't need our permission to teach online. This guide is here for you too, so please use it to create something badass.

    If we sent you an invitation, we’re so glad you’re learning more. If you haven’t accepted yet, sign up right here right now. After you finish reading this guide and know egghead style like the back of your hand, you’ll record a 30-second lesson snippet that we’ll help you shape into your first published More on creating and uploading your 30-second videos