RE: Java apps - which help system?

Subject: RE: Java apps - which help system?
From: "David Knopf" <david -at- knopf -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 07:33:18 -0700

John Cornellier wrote:

| Is anyone creating online help for Java applications?
| If yes, in what form are you delivering the help? So far we've
| delivered help as HTML for viewing in the system's default browser.
| I've done a prototype in JavaHelp which seems to work well. But I
| haven't seen any commercial implementations of this. I'd like to
| see some shareware using JavaHelp if anyone knows of any.

We've developed JavaHelp systems for quite a few clients with Java
applications. (You can't use browser-based help for "pure" Java
applications, after all.) Although it has its limitations, JavaHelp is a
stable, workable Help delivery format. I haven't seen any shareware
applications that use it, though.


David Knopf (mailto:david -at- knopf -dot- com)
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