A Ruby gem that lets you create slide shows and author slides in plain text using a wiki-style markup language that's easy-to-write and easy-to-read. More Slide Show (S9) Project Site »
The S5 (Simple Standards-Based Slide Show System) templates bundled up into a Slide Show (S9) template pack including three S5 themes, that is, Blue, I18N and Pixel.
Note, the S5 Themes package is configured to use the
following headers in
theme: blue # change as needed values include default|blue|i18n|pixel author: Your Name Here company: Your Company Here title: Your Slide Show Title Here subtitle: Your Subtitle Here footer: Your Footer Here subfooter: Your Subfooter Here
theme header to choose your S5 theme. Packaged themes include
If you want to try it yourself, install (fetch) the new template pack. Issue the command:
$ slideshow install s5themes
Or as an alternative clone the template pack using
git. Issue the commands:
$ cd ~/.slideshow/templates $ git clone git://github.com/slideshow-s9/slideshow-s5-themes.git
To check if the new template got installed, use the
$ slideshow list
Listing something like:
Installed templates include: s5themes (~/.slideshow/templates/s5themes/s5themes.txt)
Tip: To get started use the welcome quick starter sample. Issue the command:
$ slideshow new
Now you will have a copy of the
welcome.text Quick Starter sample
in Markdown in your working folder.
%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %% Some Headers Title: Slide Show (S9) 10-Minute Tutorial %%%%%%%%%%%%%% %% Let's go. # Slide Show (S9) 10-Minute Tutorial Agenda * 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 # What's Slide Show (S9)? ### What? 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: Build 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!
Showtime! Let's use the
-t/--template switch to build the
sample slide show. Example:
$ slideshow build welcome.text -t s5themes
Open up the generated
welcome.html page in your browser. Voila. That's it.
Questions? Comments? Send them along to the Free Web Slide Show Alternatives (S5, S6, S9, Slidy And Friends) Forum/Mailing List. Thanks!