RE: Best Modern Alternative to CHM?

Subject: RE: Best Modern Alternative to CHM?
From: Chris Despopoulos <despopoulos_chriss -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:04:59 +0000 (UTC)

If the app is client/server, then implement an HTML window in the client. Windows libraries provide all you need to do that so you can integrate HTML display in your app. Then have the server also serve up the content. Yes, it means your developers have to add more to the client, but in the long run it will improve the user experience. And yes... They can implement different types of HTML windows in the client to embed the help more directly into the user experience.
IMO the ONLY reason to consider CHM is if you need a stand-alone delivery of HTML that doesn't use a server of any kind. And I would question that need. But for a modern, client/server app, there's no excuse for using CHM. (Again, my opinion...)
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