emacs-devdocs-browser VS helm-dash

Compare emacs-devdocs-browser vs helm-dash and see what are their differences.

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emacs-devdocs-browser helm-dash
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Posts with mentions or reviews of emacs-devdocs-browser. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-06.
  • Emacs Info Manual for Haskell
    3 projects | /r/haskell | 6 Mar 2023
    I don't know about the wiki, but there's https://github.com/dash-docs-el/helm-dash and https://github.com/blahgeek/emacs-devdocs-browser for browsing docs offline in Emacs. Though if you're looking for stuff you can read offline in Emacs maybe try a book, Emacs is nice for reading pdf's or epub's (with nov.el)
  • Emacs help interface for languages other than emacs-lisp
    8 projects | /r/emacs | 6 Jan 2022
    devdocs-browser and devdocs.el both let you read https://devdocs.io in emacs, and cache them locally. Your language of choice needs to be in devdocs though.
    8 projects | /r/emacs | 6 Jan 2022
    I see, a web search on "emacs devdocs" gave me three different packages: devdocs.el, emacs-devdocs-lookup and emacs-devdocs-browser. There is some blog post about Emacs and devdocs too.


Posts with mentions or reviews of helm-dash. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-06.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing emacs-devdocs-browser and helm-dash you can also consider the following projects:

DevDocs.el - Emacs package allowing you to easily search the DevDocs documentation

devdocs.el - Emacs viewer for DevDocs

counsel-dash - Browse Dash docsets using Ivy

doc-sle - Official SUSE Linux Enterprise Documentation [Everyone, please use feature/ branches, create PRs and ensure CI runs successfully rather than just pushing to main!]

ghelp - Emacs generic Help

Dash-User-Contributions - Dash repo of user contributed docsets

doc-browser - A documentation browser with support for DevDocs, Dash and Hoogle, written in Haskell and QML

i3-cheatsheet-hot-key - Provides a hot key for creating/opening a custom cheatsheet for the window(application) in focus

haskell-report - Haskell Language Report

devdocs-lookup - Quick Emacs API lookup on devdocs.io