[LTF] Dash 1.8.5 – Code snippet manager and Cocoa documentation browser.

Dash 1.8.5
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Dash is an API documentation browser and code-snippet manager. Always one keyboard shortcut away, Dash helps you store snippets of code, as well as search iOS, Mac, Android, Java, Perl, Ruby, PHP, Python, jQuery, Django, Cocos2D, and a lot more docsets.

Snippet Manager Features:

  • Collect snippets of code that you reuse often.
  • Snippet detection. Dash will suggest a snippet if it detects that you copied and pasted the same thing several times.
  • Sync by saving your library in Dropbox.
  • Over 80 syntaxes for code highlighting.
  • Variable placeholders can be edited before pasting.
  • Abbreviations are expanded wherever you type them.

Special Snippet Placeholders:

  • @clipboard expands into the contents of the clipboard.
  • @cursor repositions the cursor after expansion.
  • @date expands into the current date.
  • @time expands into the current time.

Documentation Browser Features:

  • Search Cocoa reference in iOS, Mac, and custom docsets.
  • Included custom docsets: Android, Java, Perl, Ruby, PHP, Python, jQuery, Django, Cocos2D, and lots more.
  • Methods are conveniently shown in a special table of contents.
  • Easily switch between platforms by clicking on the search-result icon.
  • Fuzzy search. Don’t let misspellings get in your way.
  • Built for speed. Searching is almost instant.

Other Features:

  • Multi-touch gestures.
  • Menu-item application, always one keyboard shortcut away.
  • Users that want to use Dash only as a snippet manager or documentation browser, can do so.

What’s New

Version 1.8.5:

  • Fixed issues with OS X 10.9 and Xcode 5. If you notice anything not working, let me know!
  • Added support for Oyster (a RegEx app) New: Vim-style key bindings:
  • CTRL+J & E for scroll down
  • CTRL+K & Y for scroll up
  • CTRL+D for scroll half a page down
  • CTRL+U for scroll half a page up
  • CTRL+G for scroll to top
  • CTRL+Shift+G for scroll to bottom
  • Fix: Printing Man Pages
  • Fix: Load more than 1000 items in the docset browser at one time


OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor


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