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 3.9: 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 […]

Version 3.9: JavaHelp

From version 3.9 Helpinator supports JavaHelp output format. JavaHelp is a native file format (html and xml files packed as JAR file) and a set of tools that allow you to use JavaHelp in desktop and web applications written using Java. You can learn more about this format from it’s webpage: http://javahelp.java.net/   To compile […]