Creating self-help kiosk app with Helpinator and PhoneGap / Cordova

Disclaimer: since Helpinator is a Windows desktop app we will set up Windows 10 environment for this task. Helpinator allows to generate so called MobileHelp output. It is based on JQuery Mobile framework and by design was intended to provide online help capabilities for mobile apps, and since it is html/css/js-output it is cross-platform by […]

Java Help Systems Supported By Helpinator

As of version 3.10 Helpinator supports the following Java-oriented help systems: OracleHelp, JavaHelp HelpGUI   1. OracleHelp The most powerful and well-thought help system for Java created by Oracle Corporation. Has two “branches”: OracleHelp for Java and OracleHelp for Web. New versions come out regularly. Blog post about OracleHelp: http://www.helpinator.com/blog/2013/02/24/version-3-10-oraclehelp/ 2. JavaHelp Original Java help […]

Version 3.10: Publish to WordPress

Version 3.10 introduces new feature: “Publish to WordPress”. WebHelp is a great thing, but if your website has CMS you have to manage static HTML pages of WebHelp and dynamic content of CMS separately. It’s far better to use built-in features of CMS to organize online help system. Now Helpinator allows you to work with […]

Version 3.9: More WebHelp Options

Version 3.9 introduces several new options for WebHelp generation. Their aim is to provide more compatibility with browsers and security settings. First of all, now there are two additional “Modes” besides old “With Frames”: Frameless. In this mode Helpinator generates a set of HTML files and index.html with TOC. There will be no frames and […]

Version 3.9: QtHelp

Version 3.9 introduces support of QtHelp format. QtHelp is a help system built-in in Qt library, a cross-platform framework used by a lot of developers around the globe. QtHelp has very thoughtful design with help file collections, good HTML support and all essential features of modern help system and has detailed documentation. To learn more […]