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Questions tagged [documentation-generator]

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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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Free tool for use cases documentation

In our company we use Docmenta as a tool for installation manuals, user cases and specifications list, but it's becoming too slow and we want to update it. Any recommendation? Thanks! We need to ...
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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 ...
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Comprehensive Technical Documentation Tool

Background Looking to unify technical documentation, bridging computer- and user-generated content, using open source tools. The goal is to write (or generate) content in an output agnostic file ...
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Free tools for open source project documentation?

I am looking for free tools for open source project documentation. I am trying to start an open source project on GitHub. The project is a Ruby on Rails web app (RESTful backend) with Postgres or ...
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How can I create a beautiful online tutorial on a software library?

I would like to create a tutorial with code examples like: http://learnyouahaskell.com/chapters Are there some HTML/CSS templates or other tools for this?
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Which tool would you use for producing REST API docs from Java code?

There are a lot of these tools to choose from, of varying levels of quality and various models from open source to commercial. I need to document REST apis, either Spring MVC or javax.ws.rs. My ...
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What software can I use to edit interlinked HTML files without reading source code?

My company has inherited a large user guide that is comprised of a master .htm that works as a table of contents and has hyperlinks to child .htm files that are either a leaf(containing the desired ...
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Generating multiple PDF documents from spreadsheet and images

I am looking for a free or low cost product that i can use to quickly create multiple PDF documents populated with text and images from a spreadsheet. I have a background image which will the a ...
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AngularJS Code Documentation Tool

Is there any Free open source Code Documentation Tool for AngularJS projects. I've used YUIDoc JavaScript Code Documentation Tool but it does not seem to be very suitable for AngularJS, because the ...
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Creating Framework documentation tool [closed]

I want to create Documentation for my MVC framework or more specifically a User Manual. Are there any tools for creating such manuals like almost every package of PHP has some sort of user guides. ...
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Natural language generation for Japanese

I am looking for tools, libraries, software or services to generate natural Japanese text from raw data. The best example of what I am trying to do is the commercial tool Wordsmith from Automated ...
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Java library to create PDF documents with Acroforms (Free + gratis)

I am looking for a library which, like Apache FOP, enables you to start from a template document (which has the contents in XML, similar to HTML), and apply styling to it, to create a PDF. I have been ...
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Granular document management and creation tool

I'm looking for a document or content management tool - I'm not quite sure of the generic name for the tool I'm looking for**. Our use case is creating collection of documents each of which offer ...
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Code documentation system (like javadoc/pydoc etc), which is pluggable for less common languages (eg SAS)

At work, along with the more "typical" languages like Java and Python (for which we have pretty good documentation tools already), we have quite a lot of SAS code as well. The work there to produce ...
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Selfcontained software to generate static HTML documentation from Markdown

I'm searching for a tool that can generate static HTML pages from markdown files. So far so good, there are plenty out there: mkdocs daux beautiful docs flatdocs My problem is that I would like to ...
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Content generator to generate a description for entries

I'm working on an automated solution to help speed up my daily tasks. I'm in the design phase currently, so things are still being worked out in how this is exactly going to work, however, I am trying ...