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Friday, June 19, 2009

Markdown with LaTeX with Beamer

First of all, I'll show the conclusion. Never use LaTeX via Markdown to make a presentation slide with Beamer.

I have too many reasons why you should not use it to write here. I spent all a day with it, and the only one thing I found was that it was a never ending maze.

Sure, Markdown syntax provides us to simple notation. It may make us happy. But, as a practical matter, it does not help us without we write wrappers for each something forever.


  1. Steven Sinclair provides an excellent counterexample to this

    In short, Markdown+Pandoc+Beamer = easy presentation writing

  2. I wish I had known it when I wrote the article...