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Ruby on Rails, jQuery and YUI API Docs Available as Mac OS X Dictionary Binaries

       

I came across an awesome tool this morning. Priit Haamer has chunked Ruby on Rails, jQuery, and some of YUI documentation into native Mac OS X dictionary binaries. This lets you search those API docs from Spotlight, TextMate, any application that uses the dictionary app!

I have tested the Ruby on Rails API within TextMate. Hover over any function and hit ctl+cmd+d and a little popup will give you a glimpse at the API docs. Seems like a nice alternative to ACK or the normal TextMate function lookup.

More information and installation instructions are available at Priit's site http://www.priithaamer.com/blog

Here is a nice video of the tool

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/3848473[/vimeo]

Tagged w/ #api #dictionary #documentation #jquery #mac os x #rails #yuidocumentation