Python code in presentations

Glenn Hutchings zondo42 at
Wed Oct 1 09:15:52 CEST 2014

On Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:51:00 UTC+1, Jean-Michel Pichavant  wrote:
> I'm currently writing a presentation to help my co-workers ramp up on new features of our tool (written in python (2.7)).
> I have some difficulties presenting code in an efficient way (with some basic syntax highlights). I need to be catchy about the code I'm presenting otherwise the presentation will fail and I would be better saying to my co-workers "RTFM", cause there is a manual.

A good option is to use reStructuredText and the rst2s5 converter (  It can do syntax highlighting of python, and produces a slide show you display in a browser.  An example of what you can produce is at


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