[Mono-announce-list] MonoDoc 0.2 released.
Miguel de Icaza
05 Mar 2003 02:48:51 -0500
Here it is, your moment of Zen:
Monodoc 0.2, by Miguel de Icaza, Duncan Mak.
* What is this
This is a preliminary release of the Mono Documentation
Browser, a tool that can be used to browse the API
documentation that is provided with Mono.
The new version includes vastly improved rendering, and
includes namespace rendering, which will be very useful for
those of you who want to document, as it is easy to spot what
* The documentors
Duncan Mak, Hector Gomez, Jeffrey Stedfast, Kevin Breit, Lee
Malabone, Martin Willemoes Hansen, Miguel de Icaza, Peter
Williams, Raphael J. Schmid.
We documented 71 classes, which is 10% of the effort for
documenting Gtk#. Some of them even with examples.
A lot of the work has been in copying and editing the contents
from Gtk+. But in some places we have excelled, and we have
incorporated more documentation from other free documentation,
added examples, and added pointers which are missing from the
general Gtk+ documentation.
We believe strongly that we can simplify vastly GUI
development, and good documentation is a central piece of
this effort. Please join us in finishing this documentation
The current release contains two major components:
* Base class libraries documentation.
* Gtk# documentation.
The current release contains documentation that was extracted
from the ECMA specification, so it is not a complete set of
documents for all the classes in .NET
The Gtk# documentation contains stubs automatically generated,
and thanks to the help of the great mono-docs team, progress
is rapidly happening on this front.
* The release
The source code is not being released, only a binary of the
documentation browser that requires the latest version of Mono
The binaries are cross-platform, so they should work on any
Mono platform with Gtk 2.x. In addition, the GtkHTML widget
from GNOME CVS HEAD is required (cvs co gtkhtml, on the gnome
Those interested in the source code for Monodoc can download
it from the Mono Anonymous CVS repository (for more details
* The coders
Duncan Mak, Miguel de Icaza.