All of ours have been on the IBM i Jim (did you doubt it <grin>) but I do usually run them up on my Mac first.


Jon Paris

www.partner400.com
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On Feb 5, 2019, at 3:07 PM, Jim Oberholtzer <midrangel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Jon,

Are those running on IBM i or intel? I'm not sure I care but wondering
about infrastructure requirements.


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From: PcTech <pctech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of Jon Paris
Sent: Monday, February 04, 2019 4:01 PM
To: PC Technical Discussion for IBM i (AS/400 and iSeries) Users
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Subject: Re: [PCTECH] Documentation Software

A number of folks that I know use a simple wiki for this purpose. All of
the search capabilities are built-in, and in many cases users can easily be
taught how to document their own processes.

Other useful capabilities include the ability to keep a full history of who
changed what and to roll back changes. Lot's of good free versions in PHP
including Mediawiki which is what runs wikipedia. One that we have used at a
couple of sites and which is trivial so set up because it needs no database
is PMWiki.


Jon Paris

www.partner400.com
www.SystemiDeveloper.com

On Feb 4, 2019, at 8:17 PM, Dave Parnin <dpcoke@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Can anybody recommend software for documentation? An online site would
work but ideally I would like to keep the knowledge base local. I'm not
talking about sections of code. I'm looking for process flows, file
structures, what to do when X happens, etc. The emphasis should be that
it's structured and searchable. Over the years I've mostly done this by
putting it all in a single Word document. That's hardly a database but it
does allow for pictures and searching. I've seen a wiki used to document a
large system that was used by many people. There was so much information it
was unsearchable to get anything meaningful. The structure made sense to
the analysts but wasn't the best for developers. I'm in a smaller setting
now but would still like something that would have fit the previous
environment. Open source (free) is good.

Dave
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