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Presentation Patterns: Techniques for Crafting Better Presentations by Nathaniel Schutta, Matthew McCullough, Neal Ford

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Part II: Build

This part of Presentation Patterns and Antipatterns focuses on how to leverage slides to convey your presentation’s content effectively. Modern presentation tools come with a multitude of templates and wizards, useful as jumping-off points. But what’s easy is sometimes not what’s best. When we create patterns, we focus on effectiveness first, then reverse-engineer ways to use tools to produce the desired effect.

Slide Construction Patterns cover a host of antipatterns to help you avoid traps laid out by modern presentation tools. It also discusses a number of patterns (including hands-on techniques) to help you build better slides.

Temporal Patterns cover the unique aspect that sets a presentation apart from an Infodeck: time. ...

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