Bug 6524 - Xamarin should provide DocSets for use in 3rd party apps
Summary: Xamarin should provide DocSets for use in 3rd party apps
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Documentation
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Multi-Platform ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: bryan costanich
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-08-14 03:53 UTC by adam.lickel
Modified: 2013-10-14 15:25 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description adam.lickel 2012-08-14 03:53:04 UTC
It would be great if the MonoAndroid and MonoTouch documentation were available as DocSets.
This would enable using them within Xcode's organizer window, as well as 3rd party apps like Dash: http://kapeli.com/dash/

The file format seems like a relatively straightforward bundle with indexed files.
Doxygen has a working solution, and the creator of Dash has an explanation of how he built documentation for Android: http://kapeli.com/docsets/
Comment 1 Larry O'Brien 2013-04-26 19:45:38 UTC
Dash does create a docset for us by spidering the doc Website. I talked to Bogdan and he is more than happy to coordinate with us on new docsets.
Comment 2 Jakub Arnold 2013-10-14 15:25:03 UTC
I just noticed that Dash added Xamarin as a docset, but it says "There is no Xamarin docset. Xamarin documentation ca be found in the Mono docset. Please install the Mono docset instead.". But when I install the Mono docset it doesn't contain the Xamarin.iOS docs for example.