[erlang-questions] Erlang documentation

Michael Nisi <>
Tue Sep 20 18:02:25 CEST 2016


I just wanted to second Felix really quick. If you're on macOS you should
try Dash: https://kapeli.com/dash
Having all docs available locally with full text search is priceless.

On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 4:21 PM, Felix Gallo <> wrote:

> I believe there are similar products for windows, but one that I've found
> indispensable for osx is 'Dash', which is a documentation lookup and search
> tool that can be configured to pop up at a keystroke. It can include docs
> for all the major and most minor programming languages and tools, including
> erlang and elixir.  It's much faster than browsing around by hand.
>
> On Sep 20, 2016 2:59 AM, "Raimo Niskanen" <
> ericsson.se> wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 01:48:25AM -0700, Kenneth Lakin wrote:
>> > On 09/20/2016 01:20 AM, Roger Lipscombe wrote:
>> > > I *do* wish that -- somehow -- the docs could be marked up so that a
>> > > Google search would jump directly to the appropriate function.
>> >
>> > It's a bit more typing (and not at all the same) but
>> >
>> > http://erlang.org/doc/man/lists.html#flatmap-2
>>
>> http://erlang.org/doc/search?q=lists:flatmap
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> / Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB
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