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Questions tagged [documentation-generator]

Software to assist in the generation of documentation.

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What is the best way to creat a software that generate documents in .xls and .pdf? [on hold]

I work in a big company of industrial automation at the document department, and I want to create a software that generate basics documents (like datasheets) by the model of the product. All our ...
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Crawling a JS-heavy web page with Chrome Headless, saving to html, convert to PDF

Is there a GUI- or commandline-based tool that can crawl a Javascript-heavy web site and save the ~50 pages encountered to .html files? Then I'd like to convert the HTML pages to PDF. Finally I'd like ...
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Get documentation from the code in VS code [closed]

I need to get documentation from the code in VS code. Using Compodoc right now ... anyone have better suggestions?
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I need a good open source and still maintained C/C++ library that can Read/Write (process) .docx and .xlsx files

As the title says, and sine I am a C++ developer (and mainly using wxWidgets as a toolkit) my purpose for it is to provide an editable reporting application. I will give the users a sample templates ...
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Documentation platform

Here in the company, we need to make online documentation available for several users. Currently, our little documentation is created in MS Word and made available to users in PDF format, but we need ...
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Is there a tool to author and manage release notes for various software modules in IBM Rational toolsuite?

My organization is using the IBM Rational tool suite(DOORS, Rational Team Concert etc). However, Release Notes for various modules are being maintained using MS Word documents. Is there software ...
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Flutter Source code documentation generator

Is there a good program to generate documentation from dart source code? similar to javadoc or Doxygen I am aware dartdoc exist but that is only for api documentation as far as I know
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Tool to draw graphics by template definition

We are generating technical documentation at work and are currently taking screenshots then manually draw on the screenshot to highlight different areas or controls in the image. The text in the ...
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JS documentation engine for API reference, tutorials and product blog

I'm looking for documentation engine for API reference, tutorials and product blog with the following requirements: Implemented in JS and has JS API Generates static content Support themes Does not ...
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Is there a tool or plugin which can automatically annotate scala code?

I'm currently writing documentation for my Scala code so I can generate Scaladocs. I'm curious however, is there any tool or plugin (I'm using IntelliJ IDEA CE) I can use to auto annotate the code to ...
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Tool to document web API

Context I have a soap web API which is built in java with spring. The API is part of a service which is one component from a microservice. There is no possibility of manually writing the ...
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Java tool for automatically generating documentation for SOAP-based APIs?

Is there any Java tool that, given an JavaEE SOAP API, the tool will automatically scan the package containing the endpoints of the service. The tool should also provide access to a route (something ...
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Headless CMS for collaborative working on user manual

The Headless CMS I am looking for will be used by approx. 5 developers, creating a user manual. This manual will contain images, rich text, links, tables and lists. The target audience are mostly Non-...
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Database documentation from JPA annotations

I am tasked with implementing better DB schema documentation at work. It was requested to investigate whether this can be done based on Annotations in an @Entity class. We are using Spring Boot and, ...
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PHP Library for convertation from PHP doc to OpenApi annotations

I need a lib that can parse phpdoc of Yii2 controller's actions and generate proper OpenApi annotations (to use https://github.com/zircote/swagger-php/ for swagger config generation). Did anybody do ...
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Best way to document REST APIs in (go) source?

I am working on a REST API implemented in go. I have already wrestled with godoc Colleagues have started using apidoc.js but I have found in lacking in several areas. For example I don't even know ...
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Looking for ways to make devs aware of shared components

We are currently growing in size, and i keep finding devops trying to reinvent stuff that already exist. Is there any tool you guys use that help maling the shared levels a bit more transparent?
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Application/documentation for managing flow between servers

I'm working on application Integration and with the help of one Network guy we are managing the flows between our application and the others. To Sum up me problem, we have several version of that ...
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Moving doxygen comments from source to header

Are there any tools available to automate moving Doxygen comments from source files to the corresponding headers? Nothing listed on the Helper tools and scripts page seems to handle that, and I've not ...
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Tool to generate API-like documentation for complex html element collections

I searched, couldn't quite find anything similar, but apologies if asked and answered before. Looking for a tool (in whatever form, standalone program, script, cli executable, something to go in the ...
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Free SQL Server Documentation Tools ?

I'm working on a large SQL Server database with no documentation,Are there any(opensource) documentation tools which supports SQL server 2016.I'm specifically looking in into the following. Document ...
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C++ or C# module documentation tool for both API reference and online book

There are some documentation tools for C++ or C# module developers. Doxygen: Best for generating cross-reference API reference documentation, but it is hard to author an online book (overview, ...
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Software used to write and/or generate RFC-style documents

I've always been curious how RFC documents are written. For example, the Atom spec in text form. What software is used to write these documents? What software is used to generate these documents (if ...
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App to draw bit/byte based messages from plain text description

I think I saw a similar question here a few years back, just just can't find it. I would like to draw descriptions of messages like this: From a plain-text input file which describes them. Maybe ...
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Math writing tablet apps instead of LaTeX

I am not fluent in LaTeX and was wondering whether any of the new iPad pen-input apps are very useful for writing math documents more fluently than using LaTeX as a proxy language. If so, which one/...
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C++ UML generation/edit tool

What I want is a proper UML tool for C++; I need the following features: generation of class diagram from (complex) c++ source including class members showing members as relationships where possible ...
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Is there any tooling to document PLC code per IEC 61131 (formerly IEC 1131)?

I'm looking for documentation generator tooling - whether open-source, gratis, or not, for programmable logic controller (PLC) code, i.e. the IEC 61131-3 family of programming languages. By a ...
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C# Winfroms GUI Documentation

For a library project without a GUI I'm using XML documentation tags in my C# code and Sandcastle to create a help / documentation file for the API. I really like this, because every time I add ...
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Is Google's Developer Documentation tooling public?

Did Google publish their public developer documentation tooling/generators? I'm talking about the documentation available from the https://developers.google.com/ family of URLs. E.g. https://...
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Tool for software documentation purpose

I'm a software developer, and I'm looking for a tool in order to write software documentation in collaboration with my team. This means that, this tool should be has some mechanism of versioning in ...
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Software tool to assist me in documenting a file format

There's this file format which I want to write some documentation for. It's intended for humans, but should be specific enough so that a person could essentially parse the format (if perhaps slowly) ...
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Swagger User Interface without JSON/YAML

My boss asked me for a tool to do swagger documentation through UI without typing in JSON/YAML based data. He wanted something like a form with fields where if we type in relevant details like ...
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Generate Certificate (award)

I need to generate A4 letter/certificate/award online that can be printed by users that works on all devices. It has to look nice and allow me to dynamically add text to it. Currently I have a .NET ...
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Report generating tool for Microsoft Word (team-based)

The Problem I work with a team of people where we frequently generate reports specific to clients, regions, and topics. Each time we begin a new report, we open up several older reports which cover ...
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Software for Android App Documentation

I am doing documentation of my Android app. I want to create a documentation of my product like Facebook does in their docs. I am looking for a software which can help me to document my product for my ...
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Assemble user documentation from pieces

We have a web-based enterprise application which has many different areas of functionality. Most of our users only have access to a limited subset of that functionality. That can range anywhere from ...
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Software wiki framework that jupyter's doc uses?

I'm looking at the jupyter platform docs https://jupyter-notebook.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ looks like this I've seen this platform many times What is it called? It looks similar to jekyll ...
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Open Source Document Automation - Jinterview Alternative

Is anybody aware of an open source document automation software like similar to jinterview: http://jinterview.sourceforge.net/default.htm Jinterview was abandoned so long ago that I have been having ...
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Tool to generate angular documentation searchable via tags

I work in a company and we have a lot of projects that are using angularjs. My issue here is that we are around 30 devs and it is quite hard to be aware of all directives/components/services that ...
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A robust and flexible alternative to doxygen supporting C++

I need to generate documentation for a C++ project of mine (and soon perhaps also for additional ones). So far I've looked into doxygen, and even though it seems popular, I've had some issues with it (...
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Tool for documenting server configuration

My team is looking for a COTS tool that would allow us to document our different environments with the following info: What applications & websites live on a server What IPs map to a server What ...
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Which platforms to use for writing documentation/help/manual?

I came to a point where it is absolutely necessary to have some kind of documentation about my product. So some sort of help or user manual for customers, because i want to reduce the number of emails....
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.NET documentation generator alternatives to Sandcastle?

I was looking for a tool to build my documentation. Sandcastle is good but it seems not work for .NET core projects and is old and buggy. Is there any good alternative that can generate docs for .NET ...
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Share information documenting the architecture

One of the most important things in a company with a complex architecture is share information across different teams. The documentation helps the new people have joined the company, the handover, the ...
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Looking for tools to write components documentation with source and runtime example like angular

I really like angular's documentation where you have the source and beside it the runtime result. for example https://angularjs.org/#wire-up-a-backend I am looking for tools to help me get similar ...
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Restful Web Services api documentation tool

Before during, and even after Web Services implementation, an up-to-date user guide is very important to our customers. I am trying to find an API tool for Restful Web Services which can produce a ...
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Generate documentation from background image, text and screenshots

I'm trying to create a set of User Manuals for a fairly large product that changes frequently. To save myself the hassle of editing the documentation all the time to update screenshots, I'm looking ...
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Update images in documentation automatically

I'm looking for a tool/software to keep software documentation for a website project always up-to-date. Especially the images in the documentation, e.g. explaining user masks etc. gets out of sync ...
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Generating PDFs from XML comments

Background I write a lot of code in C#, and use XML comments all over the place to describe how my methods, members, and properties behave. I would ultimately like to compile all of the information ...
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How to document (describe in HTML) Oracle schema?

I'm trying to find a tool (or simple program, script, jar file) to describe my oracle database (schema). What I need from output report: HTML format ER diagram in output Table and Columns ...