Rubygems is kind enough to generate RDoc for installed gems, but the directories move as the gem versions evolve, and it’s inconvenient to keep browsing for them. This tool produces a useful HTML index with direct links to the RDocs for all the gems installed on your system.
The program’s git repository is here: gemdocindex.
Either browse to ‘gemdocindex’ there and download the raw version, or check out (“clone”) the repository as follows:
git clone git://github.com/purcell/gemdocindex.git
You can then track future changes by executing this command in the ‘gemdocindex’ directory:
Execute this command from a UNIX command line:
./gemdocindex > gemindex.html
(Windows users can probably run the same command, adding “ruby” at the beginning.)
Tested on OS X; should work on other platforms. Patches are welcome.
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