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[wtp-dev] Generating JavaDoc Help Plugins

There have been a lot of questions regarding how to generate JavaDoc Help Plugin documentation and how to package that as an eclipse help plugin. I found an article on IBM Developer works that was done within the last year, that should help out:

This particular one uses DITA and the Dita open toolkit to create the necessary files. There is also a Doclet out there for generating Docbook files, and then you could use the eclipse.xsl file that comes with the Docbook stylesheets to generate the necessary eclipse plugin.

The nice thing about both methods, is that they could technically be automated and part of the standard build process. This way, when new javadoc is added to the existing source files, the help information is automatically updated as well.

The Docbook Doclet can be found at:


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