NOTE: Zest is now unmaintained. Do not expect updates or support.
Sadly, I've decided I'm trying too many things at once, so I want to avoid distractions such as Zest, and similarly to Zeal I've decided to stop maintaining Zest.
See more information on this project's status on its GitHub README page.
Offline search tool for developers.
Find what you need without the need for Internet access.
Search both in symbol names and documentation contents
Allows finding detailed information not available in document names.
Your own local indexed copy of Stack Overflow downloaded via BitTorrent.
All-open source with DevDocs documentation support.
Zest is a hybrid application combining HTML with desktop capabilities thanks to GitHub's Electron.
It uses LucenePlusPlus search engine implemented in C++, for instant Full Text Search results.
The Internet Archive kindly provides Stack Exchange data as a torrent which allows searching questions and answers locally without Internet access.
Preview Release available on GitHub.