Questions tagged [documentation-generator]

Software to assist in the generation of documentation.

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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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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 ...
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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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Documentation generator tool for multiple languages

I have project that written with Ruby, Java, Python and Bash and currently I'm searching for single documentation tool that can be used to generate web pages, like Sphinx-doc does Precondition is not ...
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Generator for Java software documentation other than Javadoc

I built a lot of webMethods. Each webMethod has his own logic implementation. I want to generate documentation, but not using Javadoc. I'm looking for software that creates a text file (or other ...
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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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C++ code documentation generation tool

I want to automatically generate HTML documents for C++ code and have used Doxygen in the past, but if I, for example, look at the NVIDIA CUDA documentation, there must be better tools ;-) Does ...
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What tool can generate HTML documentation from C# code, like Javadoc can do for Java?

Java developers can easily generate HTML documentation from their Java code, which is a convenient way to post APIs online. This is an example. Is there a similar tool for C# code? It must be free,...

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