[MonoDevelop] Documentation for MD 1.0
lluis at ximian.com
Thu Nov 30 11:49:49 EST 2006
El dc 29 de 11 del 2006 a les 12:32 -0600, en/na R. Tyler Ballance va
> On Nov 29, 2006, at 12:21 PM, Lluis Sanchez wrote:
> > Hi!
> > Several people has shown interest in helping in the 1.0 release, and
> > one
> > of the areas that need work and requires little knowledge about the
> > MD
> > internals is documentation.
> > So it would be good to define which documentation we would like to
> > have
> > for MD 1.0, so people can start helping on that in a coordinated
> > way.
> > Which kind of documentation do we need?
> > Which tutorials / walkthroughs do you think are interesting?
> > Should we have an user guide? What would it include?
> > Any volunteer for coordinating all this work?
> I hate to jump in late in the game, but is supporting general variable
> code completion (i.e. I can start to type m_Con and a dialog with
> m_ConnectSocket and m_ConnectionList (or something) pops up?) part of
> that Text Editor clause?
I fear we won't be able to support that for 1.0.
> When talking about NUnit integration, has anybody brought up NAnt as
> an option for builds instead of the "MonoDevelop build system?"
There use to be somebody working in a NAnt add-in, but it seems to be
stopped now. In any case, NAnt would be just another option. We can
support several build systems in MD.
> In terms of documentation, bringing Monodoc out into a more usable
> window with index searching, etc will do more than anything else
> IMHO ;)
Well, Monodoc already supports searching (not the integrated browser,
but the standalone application).
> As for MD documentation,. I think a tutorial for creating a two
> project'd solution (possibly a web service and the app that uses the
> webservice) would be beneficial, as well as using Boo in a MD workflow
> (besides to zombie on my openSUSE 10.1 machine, I still haven't a
> bloody clue as to what boo is useful for ;))
> I would also recommend finding somebody with a less monotone voice
> than RevFry, who's knowledgeable to create screencasts (which have
> helped Textmate's popularity IMMENSELY i think) to walk users through
> some of the more simple and then increasingly complex uses for
> MonoDevelop. I'd be willing to give this a shot, but I am a terrible
> MD user, I really just use it for an editor and then NAnt (I need a
> cross-platform build system) for most projects.
> Other than that, Lluis, the roadmap looks nice, looking forward to
> it :)
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