Great idea. It lets MIX presenters assume a basic level of understanding in the audience. Overcomes the problem of presenting to beginners and advanced users. I won't be there in person (I download the MIX session videos), but this will really get the conf off to a flying start.
Video is the most effective way to demo working in a complex UI. Doing things and showing what happens in other areas of the UI, especially when you are taken to a "sub-context", a mini-editor, a details explorer, is easier to produce and more efficient
to learn from than reading typical numbered step procedures even with screencaptures (I write docs for a living).
I agree with Ben this was a great intro and would also welcome a longer more comprehensive version showing more of what can be done. We've been working in XAML [VS] and now have these great timesaving features. Some capabilities could be discovered rt-clicking
everywhere, but more visual demos of what's possible will help us to recall what's possible when needed. IMO.
true. but with the current 'upgrade' promotion to Ultimate from a lower SKU ($5000 US), and being able to deduct it as a business expense (-50% or so), twenty five hundred net cost is getting close to do-able. I'm considering it.