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Storybook Comments

Correct download site

Positive Comment by favdb
about Storybook Apr 2015

The correct site for oStorybook is hosted by Sourceforge. See here :


Storybook software project revived as oStorybook

Positive Comment by ericamedina
about Storybook Aug 2014

This is a really helpful tool. Easy to use, after getting ...

Comment by jahwarrior
about Storybook Jun 2011

This is a really helpful tool. Easy to use, after getting used to it.


After installing and looking through the tutorials, I still ...

Comment by escoles
about Storybook Jun 2011

After installing and looking through the tutorials, I still can't figure out how to use this to actually write anything. Avoid it.