A few folks asked about the program used to generate slides used
during the Selenium talk last Wednesday and the Vim talk yesterday. As
promised, I'm making it available under a FLOSS license.

Input for this program is Vimoutliner-formatted text, which basically
just means plain text with tabbed indentation levels. This text is
reformatted into LaTeX Beamer source which can then be used to create
PDF slideshows. It's pretty rough... consider this a "pre-alpha
early-adopter" release. Limited documentation is available within the

I've only tested it on Ubuntu 8.04.1.

The program:


Example input:


Example usage:

  otl2beamer.py outline.otl > slides.tex
  pdflatex slides.tex
  xpdf slides.pdf

Materials from talks this week:


Adam Monsen