[ANN] Slide Show (S9) v1.1 Update - More Template Packs (Deck.js, Impress.js, CSSS, Slidy2, etc.)

Gerald Bauer gerald.bauer at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 14:48:23 EDT 2012


If you're interested in authoring your presentations/slide shows in
Markdown, you might check out the Slide Show (S9) gem in Ruby. A
simple slide show looks like:

What's Slide Show (S9)?

A Free Web Alternative to PowerPoint and KeyNote in Ruby

Getting Started in 1-2-3 Easy Steps

* Step 1: Author your slides in plain text using a wiki-style
markup language
* Step 2: Generate your slide show using the `slideshow` gem
* Step 3: Open up your slide show in your browser and hit the
space bar to flip through your slides
* That's it. Showtime!

You can use heading 1 or heading 2 for slide breaks or use a
directive (that is, !SLIDE). Using text filters you can add comments,
macros and much more. Example:

%% Let's go.

Slide Show (S9) 10-Minute Tutorial

{{ gradient yellow orange }}


* What's Slide Show (S9)?
* Wiki-Style Markup Language - Markdown, Textile
* How it works - Just press F11!
* What's S5? What's S6?
* Gradient Themes Using "Loss-Free" Vector Graphics in S9
* Turn Your Online Wiki Pages into Slide Shows - Sputnik Case Study

Finally, the Slide Show (S9) gem supports template packs and lets
you use "industry-strengh" slide show templates such as Deck.js,
Impress.js, CSSS, Slidy2, Google HTML5 Rocks, and more.

Find out more @ http://slideshow.rubyforge.org


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