[IPython-dev] Slideshow mode for IPython 2.0
benjaminrk at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 14:37:52 EDT 2014
On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 11:20 AM, Nathan Goldbaum <nathan12343 at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 10:52 AM, Damián Avila <damianavila at gmail.com>wrote:
>> People, you are mistaken two things... three in fact...
>> 1) IPython slides, generated from IPython.nbconvert using reveal.js,
>> static presentations. About the customization, you can check some of my
>> blog post about it:
>> http://www.damian.oquanta.info/categories/slideshow.html. There are a
>> lot of things to improve, and it will be discussed soon here and in proper
>> 2) Slideshow mode: This is a js hack from Mathias, which let you see the
>> IPython notebook as a slideshow, but it is live, I mean you can run code in
>> the slideshow itself... and the installation step are described here
>> (possibly outdated, and I don't know if it is IPython 2.0 compatible, I did
>> not check it yet):
>> 3) Live_Reveal IPython extension, which gives you an slideshow powered by
>> reveal.js, but not static as IPython slides, instead they are lives, I mean
>> you can execute code as with the slidemode. This is still in development
>> and working in IPython 1.x... I am not making the adjustment to use it in
>> IPython 2.0: https://github.com/damianavila/live_reveal
> Are there plans to incorporate a live slideshow mode into IPython proper
> or is that beyond the scope of the project?
I think it's appropriate for an IPython *extension*, but probably not in
> I've used static reveal.js presentations in the past but it's really cool
> to do a live calculation when you want to demonstrate that a piece of code
> really is as fast as you're saying it is.
>> Hope it is more clear right now...
>> 2014-04-09 14:16 GMT-03:00 Alessandro Gagliardi <
>> alessandro.gagliardi at glassdoor.com>:
>>> I used IPython-2.0.0-dev extensively in making slides these past few
>>> months. (I used 2.0 because I had better luck with getting speaker notes to
>>> render, though it is still inconsistent and I don’t know why.)
>>> I think the notebook you linked to is no longer relevant though. These
>>> days, to make my slides, I just run
>>> ipython nbconvert my_notebook.ipynb --to slides
>>> from the command line and it works great.
>>> reveal.js does need to be in that directory.
>>> I definitely have a wish list of things I’d like to see developed with
>>> the slide conversion (for example, I’ve found styling the slides to be
>>> impossibly difficult.) I think it’s also confusing because this is such a
>>> new feature and has changed so many times since it was first introduced
>>> that it’s easy to find things like the link below that are no longer needed
>>> (and probably don’t work anymore). I suppose that’s the price of working on
>>> the bleeding edge.
>>> Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 16:38:50 +0100
>>> From: Phil Elson <pelson.pub at gmail.com>
>>> Subject: [IPython-dev] Slideshow mode for IPython 2.0
>>> Just wondering if anybody has taken the slideshow mode and made it work
>>> with IPython notebook 2.0.0 yet? I did try the notebook at
>>> I suspect the internals have changed sufficiently between v1.x and
>>> to prevent it working with the latest version.
>>> Looks like the repo hasn't been updated in a while, so wondered if
>>> was working on this?
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