[Newbies] App documentation

Derek O'Connell doconnel at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 07:24:45 UTC 2010

The wiki is usually my first stop for documentation:


On 08/02/2010 00:31, lanas wrote:
> Hello all,
>   If I look at what I am used to, the Open Source projects, most
> of these projects have at least some basic documentation on usage.
> Some have detailed user documentation with examples.
>   Does it work the same with applications found inside Squeak ?  For
> instance, is there a web site for the Monticello packager that has
> documentation, supportin the form of a mailing list, downloads and such
> ?  Same with the OB browser ?
> I'm now using the Squeak Dev image which I find very nice.  I've tried
> Pharo but so far the fonts cannot be adjusted and the default fonts are
> just too ugly to make it it nice to spend time with.  Qith the Squeak
> Dev (and Squeak proper) the first thing I do is put most of fonts to a
> nice Bitstream Vera Sans 12 points normal that gives a solid look and
> feel.
> So now I have a nice environment and there are those apps which
> seemingly can do quite a few things.  is the only documentation on how
> to use them in a book such as the recent Squeak/Pharo or do these apps
> have their own doc and support web sites ?  The apps themselves do not
> have a 'help' or 'about' method to find out.
> OK, I've found the Monticello:
> http://www.wiresong.ca/Monticello/
> Is there a list of the web sites behind the major apps found in
> Squeak ?
> Cheers.
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