James Britt <jamesUNDERBARb / neurogami.com> wrote in message news:<413D4D1B.1060104 / neurogami.com>...
> James Britt wrote:
> > Daniel Berger wrote:
> > 
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> I came across this nifty looking sidebar for Python documentation at
> >> http://projects.edgewall.com/python-sidebar/.  Is there something
> >> similar for Ruby?  If not, does someone need a project? :)
> > 
> > 
> > Actually, it  looks pretty trivial;  : % s/Python/Ruby/g did 1/3 the 
> > work.  I think; have to test this.
> 
> Less trivial than my first glance suggested, but then I wasn't happy
> with the prospect of hand-coding XHTML and maintaining consistent, 
> tabbed headings if pages are added or removed.
> 
> So, I wrote a tool to write a tool: code that slurps in a combo of YAML
> and Textile, gloms them with some simple templates, and writes out set 
> of files suitable for an attractive Firefox sidebar.
> 
> > 
> > I can put one together for ruby-doc.org.
> 
> Which you can see here:
> 
> http://www.ruby-doc.org/docbar/
> 
> version 0.1 for safety's sake, though I doubt I'll do much more for the
> moment.  Down the line, though, there needs to be a way to automagically 
> update the source files so that current versions can be generated using 
> cron.
> 
> Comments welcome.
> 
> James

Awesome!  Thanks James!

- Dan