Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Easy Presentation Slides with Latex-Beamer

If you are looking for an elegant way to create slides like the ones I have presented at montreal-python, I recommend latex-beamer.
Here is a example in 6 simple steps:
  1. mkdir trial; cd trial
  2. sudo aptitude install latex-beamer
  3. wget http://mlboost.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/mlboost/doc/ml-python-mtl-april2009.tgz
  4. tar -zxvf ml-python-mtl-april2009.tgz
  5. pdflatex ml-python-mtl-april2009.tex
  6. xpdf ml-python-mtl-april2009.pdf
IF you don't remember latex syntax, you can use:
When you start using latex, you never want to go back. Content and visualization should be well isolated/separated.

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