Preliminary web version of documentation awailable

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We now have a preliminary version of the web doc. We would greatly appreciate it if you could provide us with feedback on this. PM me, or post in this thread at your preference.

PS! The preliminary word is a key here. Do not assume that any of the url's will remain static.

http://www.atmel.no/webdoc/

-Ole

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Why is everything has to be Javascript nowadays?

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Why is everything has to be Javascript nowadays?

Because that's what RoboHelp (or whatever help authoring s/w they used) generates perhaps?

EDIT: Actually studying the source it looks like www.docbook.org

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Don't know anything about docbook ... so what, docbook does not allow to generate pure html? Things are even worse than I thought then. I mean, if even tool developers feel that they need to stick Javascript everywhere.

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Don't know anything about docbook ... so what, docbook does not allow to generate pure html? Things are even worse than I thought then. I mean, if even tool developers feel that they need to stick Javascript everywhere.

Well I've used RoboHelp extensively and it had four options: plain html, html+javascript, html+java, html+flash. It was actually the latter that was more tempting to use as it (a) gave the most eye candy possible and (b) worked more widely across operating systems and browsers than anything else. I used to test in Windows and Linux and using IE, FF, Chrome and Opera.

I imagine any help author is going to try and use whatever is most widely compatible and gives the most eye candy. Curiously the "plain HTML" option was actually dreadful - the results looked quite different in FF compared to IE for example.