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Manuskript Comments

good tool with fast development

Comment by heikofischer
about Manuskript Jul 2016

and I guess a lot of upcoming features.
Only a view points at the moment: no german language and a missing guide. The graphics are some kind of old fashioned.
could be a real alternative to storybook