Antonio Goncalves is a senior software architect living in Paris. Initially focused on Java development since the late 1990s, his career has taken him to different countries and companies where he works now as a Java EE consultant in software architecture. As a former BEA consultant he has a great expertise in application servers such as Weblogic, JBoss and, of course, GlassFish. He is particularly fond of Open Source and is a member of the OOSGTP (Open Source Get Together Paris). He is also the co-creator of the Paris Java User Group and talks on Les Cast Codeurs podcast. Antonio wrote a first book in French on Java EE 5 back in 2007. Since then he has join the JCP and is an Expert Member of various JSRs (Java EE 6, JPA 2.0 and EJB 3.1). He then published a second book for Apress: Beginning Java EE 6 Platform with GlassFish 3. For the last years Antonio has been talking at international conferences mainly about Java EE, including JavaOne, The Server Side Symposium, Devoxx, Jazoon… He has also written numerous technical papers and articles for IT Web sites (DevX, JaxEnter) or IT magazines (Programmez, Linux Magazine). Antonio is a DZone MVB and is not an employee of DZone and has posted 32 posts at DZone. You can read more from them at their website. View Full User Profile

Java EE 7 JavaDoc on Dash

12.19.2013
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I’ve recently discovered Dash. It’s an API documentation browser which gives you offline access to 130+ API documentation sets. So once it’s installed, you can download the docsets you want and here you are with a single tool for all your documentation.

I’ve installed all the docsets I needeed (Javadoc, SQL documentation, Man, Boostrap 3, HTML 5, CSS…) and I find myself using it more and more often, for browsing and searching APIs. But something was missing : the Java EE 7 API Javadoc !!! Dash let’s you create and manage your owndocsets. So I’ve created the Java EE 7 Dash Docset and I’m sharing it with you.

Download Java EE 7 Docset

Download my Java EE 7 Dash Docset from Bintray. It’s a zip file (javaee7_docset.tgz) that you unzip into the Dash Docset directory (on Mac it’s under ~/Library/Application Support/Dash/DocSets/). To install the Java EE 7 Docset on your Mac just do as follow:

$ mkdir ~/Library/Application\ Support/Dash/DocSets/Java_EE7
$ tar -xf javaee7_docset.tgz -C ~/Library/Application\ Support/Dash/DocSets/Java_EE7/

Then, you launch Dash and you should get this :

Java EE 7 in Dash

I’ve requested this docset to be included in Dash. So maybe one day it will come by default. In the meantime, feel free to download it.

Published at DZone with permission of Antonio Goncalves, author and DZone MVB. (source)

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Comments

Lily Zhang replied on Thu, 2013/12/19 - 6:06pm

Cool. Is this for macOS only? thanks

Laurent Vernaz replied on Fri, 2013/12/20 - 6:18am

 What about Zeal ?
It is not only for macOS. Any feed back ?
http://zealdocs.org/

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