Create presentation slides from code

Create presentation slides from code

Would you like to try something new to create your slide deck? Have you been wondering how cool technical presentations were made? Do you think making PowerPoint presentations is boring?


The concept of stuff-as-code can be applied to many areas, doing presentation is no exception and when we say code in that case it’s 80% markdown and 20% HTML/CSS so quite accessible.

I have seen two main solutions based on Markdown files:

I made a video (in French) where I talk quickly about the topic:

Here are the source code of two examples:
devpro/fun-with-containers (Marp / GitLab Pages)
devpro/presentations (Slidev / GitHub Pages)

You can also look at the blog post: Slidev 101: Coding presentations with Markdown.

Happy presenting!


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