Questions tagged [documentation-generator]

Software to assist in the generation of documentation.

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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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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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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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Is there a high-quality commercial or open source alternative to Doxygen?

I frequently work with large bodies of C++ or Objective C source code and am growing increasingly frustrated with Doxygen. It's horribly slow for significant code bases (> 1 million lines of code), ...
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Single tool, ideally open source, for specifying application use cases, requirements, and functional specifications

Is there a free or inexpensive tool that supports the development of Use Cases (or User Stories), Requirements, and Functional Specifications? I know there is a tendency to blur the lines between ...
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Writing tool for documents with multiple authors

I'm looking for a tool for teachers. They write assessments for their pupils. So each teacher writes one per pupil. The software should collect all single assessments and create one large document out ...
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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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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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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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What tools can I use to create simple editable documentation pages with NodeJS and AngularJS app?

I'm developing a website that will, in addition to other pages and functionality, have a documentations section with navigation and search capabilities. I want to make it easily editable with CRUD ...
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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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Are there any differences between the programs Sandcastle Help File Builder, DoxyPress, Doxygen?

Questions. Are there any differences between the programs Sandcastle Help File Builder, DoxyPress, Doxygen? Or are these programs the same in functionality and you can use any of them? Description. ...
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Form generation tool for automated generation of multiple PDF documents

I need to manage several form documents (in fillable PDF format), and most of them share a lot of information like headers, footers and some of the fields. Right now, every time a change needs to be ...
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Database description language with converter backends?

I develop on a project that failed in the first run (without me) because the database was getting more and more inconsistent, having been defined ambiguously and never documented officially. A new ...
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I need a suggestion for a small yet dynamic custom document automation/generation project. Currently using Excel

Summary: I have one particular client that requires us to deliver a few annual packages and letters to their partnership members. Say, roughly 500 members. The letters have paragraph text, line ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What are good end-user documentation platforms for an open source JavaScript library project?

I am the developer of the WebMidi.js JavaScript library. The project already has API documentation that is being generated with JSDoc. I would like to add searchable end-user documentation. Basically, ...
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Do tools for generating documentation of PostgreSQL data warehouses/databases exist?

Something like Sphinx but for SQL, so we could document table structures and relationships in a series of web pages.
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What documentation software can contain multiple PDFs and allow users to search globally?

I am looking for a documentation solution for our users guide. We would like to deliver the guide to our users within our Windows installer. It needs to be the starting point for all the documentation ...
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Documentation generation tools that parse only comments blocks

I am looking for documentation generation tools that only interpret the comment blocks when generating code documentation. It means that, to some extent, the tool does not depend on the programming ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...