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 (Free, Open Source), Dash (Paid), Zest (Free, Open Source) and dasht (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 12, 2021

    1. 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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      Open source, nice interface with dark variant, offline documentation, good search engine and many languages documentation.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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    2. Zeal is a simple offline API documentation browser inspired by Dash (OS X app), available for Linux and Windows. - Quickly search documentation using Alt+Space (or customised) hotkey to display Zeal from any place in your workspace.
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    3. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Offline search tool for developers. Find what you need without the need for Internet access. - Full Text Search: Search both in symbol names and documentation contents. Allows finding detailed information not available in document names.

      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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    4. 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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    5. 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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