The Italian MSDN video portal BE-IT just published the first two of a series of screencasts presenting the opensource applications available to install through the Web Platform Installer.

Installing Subtext with WebPI

The first one, recorded by myself, is presenting Subtext and the how to install it very quickly on a machine that doesn’t have anything on it, leveraging the automatic dependencies download feature of the WebPI.

You can go and have a look at it on the BE-IT site (it’s in Italian but it’s mostly action, so might be easy to understand also for not Italian speaking people): Web PI: install and configure Subtext

The screencast starts with a brief introduction of what the WebPI is and the goes on demoing how to get up and running Subtext on a completely bare-bone machine.

Installing umbraco with the WebPI

The second screencast published, presented by Eric Lefèbvre, talks about how to do the same thing (installing it on an bare-bone machine) with Umbraco, the famous OpenSource CMS developed by Niels Hartivg and many other smart guys. If you are interested, go and have a look at it: WebPI: Install and Configure Umbraco CMS.