[OKFN - Austria] Write Your Talks / Presentations in Plain Text w/ Markdown - New Slide Show (S9) Online Service w/ S6 Blank and Deck.js Templates

Gerald Bauer gerald.bauer at gmail.com
Di Mai 10 12:56:40 UTC 2016


  Interested in free alternatives to Microsoft PowerPoint or Apple
Keynote Or in open knowledge in open formats (e.g. markdown,
hypertext, etc.)?

  I've put together a litte online editor / service for the Slide Show
(S9) machinery that lets you convert plain text with markdown
formatting into slide shows using your template pack of choice (e.g.
S6 Blank, deck.js, etc.)

  The service runs on Heroku e.g. tryslideshow [1][2]. About the
formatting: Heading 1s get converted to "title" or "section" slides.
Heading 2s get converted to "regular" slides and use horizontal lines
(e.g. `---`) for "hard" slide breaks. Example:

    title:     Habits
    author:    John Doe
    date:      March 22, 2016

    # In the morning

    ## Getting up

    - Turn off alarm
    - Get out of bed

    ## Breakfast

    - Eat eggs
    - Drink coffee

    # In the evening

    ## Dinner

    - Eat spaghetti
    - Drink wine
    - Browse slide show



    ## Going to sleep

    - Get in bed
    - Count sheep

 Find more info about Slide Show (S9) at the project site [3]. More
info about the slide show template packs; see S6 Blank [4] and deck.js
[5] etc.


 PS: Interested in Markdown news? Follow along the Manuscripts News
[6] channel on twitter.

[1] http://tryslideshow.herokuapp.com
[2] https://github.com/slideshow-s9/slideshow-service
[3] http://slideshow-s9.github.io
[4] https://github.com/slideshow-templates/slideshow-s6-blank
[5] https://github.com/slideshow-templates/slideshow-deck.js
[6] https://twitter.com/manuscriptsnews

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