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Devhelp Alternatives

Devhelp is described as 'GTK+/GNOME browser for API documentation; it works natively with gtk-doc (which is the API reference format for GTK+/GNOME documentation)' and is an app in the development category. There are six alternatives to Devhelp for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is DevDocs, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Devhelp are Zeal, Dash for macOS, dasht and Zest.

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Devhelp is a GTK+/GNOME browser for API documentation; it works natively with gtk-doc (which is the API reference format...

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    DevDocs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    10 alternatives to DevDocs 

    DevDocs combines multiple developer documentations in a clean and organized web UI with instant search, offline support, mobile version, dark theme, keyboard shortcuts, and more.

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    1.  Works OfflineDevDocs can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Open source, nice interface with dark variant, offline documentation, good search engine and many languages documentation.

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    Zeal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    11 alternatives to Zeal 

    Zeal is a simple offline API documentation browser inspired by Dash (OS X app), available for Linux and Windows.

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    1.  Works OfflineZeal can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  PortableZeal can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    The last version (0.6.1) is from October 2018.

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    Dash for macOS

    • Mac
    14 alternatives to Dash for macOS 

    Dash is an API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager. Dash stores snippets of code and instantly searches offline documentation sets for almost any API you might use. You can even generate your own docsets or request docsets to be included.

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    1.  Works OfflineDash for macOS can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Syntax HighlightingDash for macOS supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  4. dasht

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to dasht 

    A collection of shell scripts for searching, browsing, and managing API documentation (in the form of 150+ offline documentation sets, courtesy of Dash for OS X) from the terminal or browser.

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    1.  Works Offlinedasht can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Zest

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    21 alternatives to Zest 

    Offline search tool for developers. Find what you need without the need for Internet access.

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    1.  Full-Text SearchZest lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    2.  Works OfflineZest can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintaned since May 2016. Last version, 0.1.1, released in March 2016, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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      Devbook

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      13 alternatives to Devbook 

      Become a more productive developer by using Devbook in your day-to-day work. Free search engine made just for developers. Stop leaving your IDE and context-switching to a browser.

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