Web excursions: February 8 - February 19

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Links of interest from February 8 through February 19:

nakajima/slidedown - GitHub
Generate HTML slides with Markdown. I’ve been playing with this, surprised to note I haven’t bookmarked it before. It’s not S5, but it’s neat.
atiw003/html5-slides-markdown - GitHub
Another nice Markdown generator for deck-based presentations, this one in Python. I’m still trying to find the real Keynote Killer. Nothing against Keynote, but if I can Keynote in Markdown…
adamzap/landslide - GitHub
This is getting closer, plus you can work Python Markdown Extra into the deal and have some fun. Table of contents, easy transitions and styling through CSS, nice work.
Totem: A Vertical Ticker jQuery Plugin
And for the elusive Vertical Scrolling Ticker.
Cross-format color manager
Convert color formats and manipulate colors in JavaScript. This class is very full-featured and exactly what I’ve been looking for. Seemed worth sharing…
Steve Heller hunts down a Nazi graphics standards manual : Observatory: Design Observer
I had no idea.
Simple Domain Name Registrar - iWantMyName
“Tired of your current domain registrar’s ugly, confusing and cluttered website?” Yes, yes I am. Nice, neat registrar, via Patrick Rhone.