It may be easy to think of help documentation as someone else's problem and not part of the real application. Fortunately, on the web, help and documentation have become a more integrated part of systems.
Consider jQuery's documentation below which gives tutorials and code examples to help new users get up to speed with the framework.
First time vistors to the UX Guide receive a guided tour courtesy of the jQuery JoyRide plugin.
Some workflows are complex - integrate a clear understanding of the steps into the application.
Google Plus highlights new features as they are rolled out. Below is highlighted overlay that is presented 1x to a user. The ability to combine help into the user interface is one of the most exciting advances in this area.
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