Magento 2.0 uses Flexbox (Flexible Box Layout Module) which lets you to control the size, order and alignment of elements by several axes, as well as distribute free space between elements and do many other things. (more…)
In order to add a Slider to the Home page of Magento it is not necessary to install an additional extension. A default Magento Slider can be used as well. In RWD Magento 1.9 there is a Slider plugin already added to jQuery library.
To create a custom Slider it is necessary to put HTML code of certain structure.
For more information about Slider extension please follow the link.
A product slider for Magento you can find here.