Published on December 14, 2016 by Google

The focal point of all presentations are their images right? One of the best practices for creating great slide decks is to minimize the amount of text. That means that if you DO have text, the words you use must have higher impact AND be visually appealing. In this video, Google engineer Wesley Chun shows developers a variety of ways to format all those important words in your presentations using the Google Slides API.

Relevant links:

Text structure & styling in Google Slides:
Code deep dive blog post
Google APIs Client Libraries:
Google APIs Python client library:
Google Developers Console:
“Replacing text & images in Google Slides” DevByte video:
“Generating slides from spreadsheet data” DevByte video:
Overview of the Google Slides API:
Common operations & API samples:
Slides API reference documentation:
Slides API quickstarts in Python & other languages:
Slides API developers launch announcement (Nov 2016):
Slides API launch announcement (Nov 2016):
“Setting up new Google API projects” DevByte video:
“Common Python code walkthrough” DevByte video:

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