AWOL: ArchWiki Offline

AWOL: ArchWiki Offline

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AWOL: ArchWiki Offline
Version: 0.3.0 (Alpha III)
License: GPLv3
Copyright: (C) 2012 Tetractys Productions LLC.
Author: Exiquio Cooper-Anderson (exiquio [at] gmail [dot] com)

Description:
ArchWki Offline provides users an offline version of the popular Linux resource, ArchWiki. It is based on OpenZIM, zimreader-java in particular.
This software is alpha software and meant for testing purposes as development pushes forward towards a "feature complete" beta. Comments and other
feedback is appreciated and can be expressed either via "Issues" on the Project Page or by posting on the Project Thread.

Features:
-Offline access to the popular GNU/Linux resource, ArchWiki (http://wiki.archlinux.org)
-Quickly load the most useful topics
-Quickly search ArchWiki topics
-Load online ArchWiki article from offline page via top of page link or menu button

Limitations:
-English Only

Permissions Required:
-WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE: This app needs to be able to write to storage.

Beta Roadmap (TODO List):
-Favorites
-Reimplement Find in page find in page (http://devemat-androidprogramming.blogspot.com/2012/03/search-text-within-webview.html)
-Filter out non-English results
-Correct or disable URL loading problems
-ArchWiki index based search suggestions
-ArchWiki index based random topic feature
-Reimplementation of ZIMFile related operations including checksum
-Update ZIMFile

Project Page:
-https://github.com/tetractysproductions/ArchWikiOffline

Project Thread:
-https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=1070814

References:

-ArchWiki:
http://wiki.archlinux.org
-arch-wiki-docs:
http://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/any/arch-wiki-docs/
-OpenZim Project:
http://www.openzim.org
-zimreader-java:
http://svn.openzim.org/viewvc.cgi/trunk/zimreader-java/
-Alpha?:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_release_life_cycle#Alpha
-AWOL on Play Store:
http://goo.gl/ZHXwV
-AWOL on Amazon AppStore:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007D472LG

Changelog:
0.3.0 Alpha III
-Features:
new art by Vivo (vivoisalive.com)
-Stability:
corrected issue that would cause crashes when pushing the back button in certain circumstances
-Refactors:
code readability/mantainability improved.
-Misc:
removed non-english search results

Thanks:

Thanks Judd Vinet, Aaron Griffon, the Arch Linux developers, package maintainers, forum moderators and wiki administrators as well
as the general Arch Linux Community of which Tetractys Productions is proud to be a member of.

A mean shotout to Stephen Meyers for aiding the project.

Legal:

The ArchWiki name, Arch Linux name and the Arch Linux Logo are recognized trademarks of Judd Vinet and Aaron Griffin.
The AWOL Logo, Tetractys Productions and Tetractys Productions Logo are trademarks of Tetractys Productions LLC.

Tags: arch wiki, webview find in page.

Recently changed in this version

-Features:
new art by Vivo (vivoisalive.com)
-Stability:
corrected issue that would cause crashes when pushing the back button in certain circumstances
-Refactors:
code readability/mantainability improved.
-Misc:
removed non-english search results


Comments and ratings for AWOL: ArchWiki Offline
  • (66 stars)

    by A Google User on 03/05/2013

    This is a great app and useful when you don't have access to the Internet. But it loses the purpose if it's not updated more frequently (at least every 2-3 months would be good). Please, don't abandon this, it is/was a great idea.

  • (66 stars)

    by Alexander on 20/05/2012

    AMAZING IDEA!!! Really early alpha... It still needs lots of attention to detail. Some regex parsing to clean page, better search, larger font, img removal, wiki links working, etc...

  • (66 stars)

    by liran vaknin on 31/03/2012

    You should add the beginners wiki guide.

  • (66 stars)

    by Alejandro on 17/03/2012

    great!

  • (66 stars)

    by G. on 17/03/2012

    Thank you so much for this! I've been testing it and I think it's great! And I know it's not important, but what I really don't like is the icon, hehe! I hope with time you'll improve it, but as I said, it's not that important! Anyway, great idea. And I l