FunnelWeb is available free of charge for a wide range of platforms.
Just follow these steps.
1. Download A FunnelWeb Executable
Download a FunnelWeb executable now for any or all of
the following platforms:
FunnelWeb V3.2 for Macintosh-68K (147K)
FunnelWeb V3.2 for Windows 95/NT (126K)
FunnelWeb V3.2 for MS-DOS (189K)
FunnelWeb V3.2 for BSD/OS (168K)
FunnelWeb V3.2 for Digital Unix (161K)
FunnelWeb V3.2 for FreeBSD (119K)
FunnelWeb V3.2 for IRIX (168K)
FunnelWeb V3.2 for Red Hat Linux (119K)
FunnelWeb V3.2 for Solaris (133K)
FunnelWeb V3.2 for AIX (166K)
FunnelWeb V3.2 for Darwin (256K)
Note: Darwin is the Unix at the heart of Mac OS X.
FunnelWeb is provided under an open source GNU licence,
so if your platform is not listed above, you are welcome to
download the C source code and compile it on whatever
platform you have. You can find instructions on how to
compile FunnelWeb in the FunnelWeb Developer Manual.
FunnelWeb Source Code (Macintosh .hqx ~0.7M)
FunnelWeb Source Code (Wintel .zip ~0.6M)
FunnelWeb Source Code (Unix .tar.Z ~0.7M)
FunnelWeb Source Code (Unix .tar.gz ~0.3M)
2. Download The FunnelWeb Manuals
The documentation for FunnelWeb consists of this main
FunnelWeb web and three manuals, also in web form, which are
online. You can browse them in a new browser window by clicking
FunnelWeb Main Web
FunnelWeb Tutorial Manual
FunnelWeb Reference Manual
FunnelWeb Developer Manual
An alternative is to download all the manuals as an archive file
and install them on your disk so that you can access them quickly, without
going through the internet.
FunnelWeb Manuals (Macintosh .hqx ~1.2M)
FunnelWeb Manuals (Wintel .zip ~0.8M)
FunnelWeb Manuals (Unix .tar.Z ~0.8M)
FunnelWeb Manuals (Unix .tar.gz ~0.5M)
3. Work Through The Tutorial
To get started with FunnelWeb, work through the tutorial
at the start of the
FunnelWeb Tutorial Manual
Once you've done that, you should try using FunnelWeb
on a small project to get used to it. Then, once you're
comfortable with FunnelWeb, try using it on a production
If you want to see a real-world example, there is a
complete package written using FunnelWeb at:
The package provides Ada-like exceptions for the
C programming language. Among other things, the package
demonstrates how FunnelWeb can be used to assist in the
documentation of tricky code.
4. Subscribe To The FunnelWeb Mailing List
you like FunnelWeb, you can join the
FunnelWeb Mailing List. This is a low-traffic mailing
list so if
you're unsure, you should subscribe. If you're not on the
mailing list, you won't hear about new versions or other
happenings that might happen!
Copyright © Ross N. Williams 1992,1999. All rights reserved.