[erlang-questions] Apology

José Valim <>
Tue Sep 20 10:42:47 CEST 2016


>
> We have a search and it is excellent. I have it bound to 'e' in my browser
> personally. Check on the right there: http://www.erlang.org/docs


This is excellent, thank you!


> It will only show if you start searches first, and like you many people
> seem to fail to notice it. I get a feeling erldocs.com wouldn't exist if
> it was more prominent.


Agreed.




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On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 10:38 AM, Loïc Hoguin <> wrote:

> On 09/20/2016 10:26 AM, José Valim wrote:
>
>> When talking about module and function references, there are other areas
>> for improvement. We don't have a search mechanism on the official docs
>> and that's problematic because modules are split throughout multiple
>> applications. I find myself constantly changing the URL in the address
>> bar in order to navigate between modules in different applications
>> because it is never clear how to do that from a given module page.
>>
>
> We have a search and it is excellent. I have it bound to 'e' in my browser
> personally. Check on the right there: http://www.erlang.org/docs
>
> It will only show if you start searches first, and like you many people
> seem to fail to notice it. I get a feeling erldocs.com wouldn't exist if
> it was more prominent.
>
> I am sure it is possible to do it and I have done that before but on
>> every day usage I still struggle with navigating the docs even after
>> working on Erlang for 5 years.
>>
>
> Not anymore!
>
> It won't get you specific guide pages though, like the typespecs page, but
> you shouldn't have a problem finding functions anymore.
>
>
> --
> Loïc Hoguin
> http://ninenines.eu
> Author of The Erlanger Playbook,
> A book about software development using Erlang
>
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