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Helper for creating presentation slides for developers. Markdown + graphs + html = big fun.

Project description


Tool for creating presentations.

Accepts content specified in:

  • markdown
  • grot - graphviz syntax overlay for generating graphs
  • plain python strings
  • xplant syntax (can build arbitrary html code)


  • static html

Basic usage:

import xslide

slide = xslide.XSlide("Title of example from README")

# xslide

- Can accept a `markdown`
- Can draw graphs in `grot` (`graphviz` overlay)
- Can use HTML in `xplant`

Author: [Michal Kaczmarczyk](,

""")"Header of the next slide")
slide.markdown("This one contains a graph:")

with slide.make_graph("this_dot_name", html_style="max-width: 55%;") as g:
    stage_1 = g.node("Stage 1", shape="box3d")
    stage_2 = g.node("Stage\n2", shape="circle", penwidth="3.1")
    g.edge(stage_1, stage_2, penwidth="2.6")
    sink = g.node("This\nsinks\nall")

    for n in ["alfa", "beta", "gamma", "delta"]:
        if n == "gamma":
            g.edge(stage_2, n, sink, penwidth="2.6", color="#314289")
            g.edge(stage_2, n, sink, color="#aabbcc", style="dashed")

slide.flush()  # makes a break
*Markdown* with `nice_code` formatting. This example generates such a files:

    >$ tree XSLIDE/examples/output/readme_example
    |-- index.html
    |-- readme_example_01.html
    |-- readme_example_02.html
    `-- xslide.css

# don't forget to:
Result can be seen in gitlab in:

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