[squeak-dev] Help system now for Squeak and Pharo

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Sat Feb 20 22:58:26 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 05:00:23PM +0100, Torsten Bergmann wrote:
> Since we share tools and code - we may in the future also
> share (in-image) documentation for tools. What is new:
>    - Refactored and updated the code
>    - Help System is now usable in Pharo and Squeak too
>    - Metacello config is updated for both
>    - there is an initial help for the Pharo project and the Squeak project
>      (depending on from where you load it)
>    - the help for the help system is displayed as last book
>    - I merged HelpContents into a new HelpPage - so we have books and pages
>      (we may later add other forms than text in subclasses like
>       HTMLHelpPage, ...)
> The help browser includs a book on how to provide/implement an own 
> custom help. Future version may include specific colored icons for
> squeak and better UI depending on the UI system (Polymorph in Squeak)
> as well as authoring tools.

This is *really* nice!


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