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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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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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Online PHP documentation tool

I'm searching for a documentation generation software like phpDocumentor or phpDox for scripts written in PHP. As both mentioned softwares are running with root permissions (apparently), I can't use ...
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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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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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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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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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Tool to create documentation from a SQL query

At my company we have a project where we write select SQL queries on different financial software databases to insert into a pre-designed database table we created. An example query would be: ...
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Software to combine documentation comments from multiple IDEs

I have a product for three different platforms, Windows, Android and iOS, and I'm looking for a program or a group of programs to combine and format their documentation comments. The languages that ...
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Visual Studio 2017 typescript documentation tool

I updated my Visual Studio to the 2017 version and started a new TypeScript project. Let's say I have a class with 100 lines of code. Now I want to auto create the documantation for my class. I know ...
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How would you move from Pandoc to Confluence?

We are evaluating moving from a Pandoc markdown generated website to Confluence for internal technical documentation - do you have any experience with such a migration?
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LaTeX themes for doxygen

Doxygen is a tool to generate documentation from source code. It supports many output formats, of which PDF is one of it. The output can be further customized with LaTeX documents and style sheets. ...
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Helpdesk, community, knowledgebase, documentation

We're building a SaaS app. I'd like use another SaaS to handle the customer service parts of the app. Specifically, I'm looking for: Single sign-on. When the customer signs into our app, they should ...
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Converting HTML Form values into a formatted document

I want to create an application where the user input(from a form) determines the content of a generated document. This document needs to be formated, and the content has to be displayed in the correct ...
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NodeJS - Create a document from a template

I'm trying to figure out a way to create a document from some data in NodeJS. I'm building a web app to serve as a report form. I want to pass data from it to a database and later create printable ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...