HTML documentation generator and cross reference
angray at beeb.net
Sun Dec 5 06:59:54 UTC 2004
>> > I guess somebody should ask this... but if your purpose is to get
>> > good cross refernces but nothing else, forget about going HTML.
>> > Did you happen to notice the 'explain' menu item in the 'more...'
>> > menu of code panes? select a "word" in the pane and choose the menu.
>> > It explains what it is, and even show how to get the "cross
>> > references" to the thing.
>> Thanks, but I still prefer the HTML, that is very useful though.
> Would you mind to tell my why? Again, do you want to have a good
> cross-references when you are writing code, or there is some other
I am trying to understand the VM and System Compiler and find the browser
too fiddly to get the large picture.
The HTML generated by Dandelion looks great.
But I would also like to have the code outputted into .st files for reading
in a text editor. How can I do this ?
> I just wondered what would be the HTML's advantage than more live
> and dynamic and language context aware "cross-referencing" features of
> Squeak development tools such as 'senders', 'implementors', 'inst var
> refs', 'inst var defs', and others.
The basic cross referencing problem I was to find which class a method
I am not too keen on the SmallTalk browser, I am used to programming using a
text editor, make, and 'flat' documentation.
A combination of both browser and HTML taking the best of both worlds is
probably the best approach though :)
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