[NTG-context] ConTeXt vs Beamer

Saša Janiška gour at atmarama.com
Tue Jan 26 11:16:37 CET 2016

On Pon, 2016-01-25 at 22:15 +0100, Marcin Borkowski wrote:

> I used ConTeXt once for a presentation, and then came back to Beamer.
> Not necessarily because it's better, but I know it quite well, so
> I could prepare my slides faster.  

Hmm, that's valid point.

> So I don't have a lot of experience with ConTeXt, but I'll risk an
> opinion: if you're fine with a simple presentation without much
> learning, or more learning for a sophisticated presentation, consider
> ConTeXt.  If you don't mind a bit boring look (which some consider an
> advantage) and/or you want just to copy a template from the docs (even
> for a bit more sophisticated stuff), try Beamer.

Thank you for sharing.

> Also, you might want to switch to a decent text editor.  ;-P

I tried twice, but after noticing wrist pain, I said: "Goodbye!". ;)


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