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Share and organise your slides easily.

Quickly build an index.html file of all talks in a directory. This is designed to work with gh-pages so that you can easily keep your slides in one place and make them available to all.


The simplest approach is to run:

pip install ghtalks

You can also:

git clone
cd gh-talks
python install


In any given directory each talk must live in a directory with the following naming convention: date-title where date must follow the iso convention.

Here are some examples:


Note the use of dashes for the name.

In that directory you can have whatever other files you want but there are two files that are relevant to the package:

  1. index.html (or index.pdf): the actual slides
  2. urls.yml: a yml file containing a list of urls that you want to appear on the index.html (**you do not need to have this file in the directory).

Note that gh-talks will recursivelly search through the current directory so your talk directories can be organised how you wish.

Here is an exammple of a valid file structure:

├── talks
│   └── 2015-04-05-using-gh-talks
│       └── index.html
│   └── Archive
│       └── 2000-01-01-y2k-is-here
│           └── index.html
│           └── .html
│       └── 2012-12-15-my-christmas-day-talk
│           └── index.tex
│           └── index.pdf
│           └── images
└── header.html
└── head.html
└── footer.html
└── main.css

Note that you can include a header.html and head.html file with links to css. For example to create the site visible here the following was used:

gh-talks -hd examples/head.html -hr examples/header.html -fr examples/footer.html -s

This is meant to work seamlously with a jekyll site deployed with gh-pages.


Please do raise issues and pull requests: anything is welcome.