Alternatives to phpDocumentor 2

  • LDoc

    LDoc is Lua documentation generator intended to be compatible with LuaDoc and thus follows the pattern set by the various Doc tools: --- Summary ends with a period.-- Some description, can be over several lines.-- @param p1 first parameter-- @param …

    Open Source Free BSD Linux Windows

  • Doxygen

    Doxygen is a tool for generating documentation from annotated C++ sources, as well as other popular programming languages like C, Objective-C, C#, PHP, Java, Python, IDL (CORBA, Microsoft, and UNO/OpenOffice flavors), Fortran, VHDL, Tcl, and to some…

    Open Source Free Haiku Linux Mac Windows

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  • is a documentation generator that uses a simple folder structure and Markdown files to create custom documentation on the fly. It helps you create great looking documentation in a developer friendly way.

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  • Wikitten

    Wikitten is a small, fast, PHP wiki that I made because I really needed a place to store my notes, snippets, ideas, and so on. I've tried a lot of personal wikis and note-taking applications in the past, but since I have peculiar needs, none of them…

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  • Codex

    Codex is a simple file-based Markdown documentation platform built on top of Laravel. It's completely customizable and dead simple to use to create beautiful documentation. Features: * Laravel 4.2* Github-flavored Markdown* Host an unlimited nu…


  • ApiGen

    ApiGen is the tool for creating professional API documentation from PHP source code, similar to phpDocumentor 2 . ApiGen has support for PHP 5.3 namespaces, packages, linking between documentation, cross referencing to PHP standard classes and gener…

    Open Source Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • NDoc

    NDoc generates class library documentation from .NET assemblies and the XML documentation files generated by the C# compiler (or with an add-on tool for VB.NET). NDoc uses pluggable documenters to generate documentation in several different formats,…

    Open Source Free .NET Framework Windows

  • Sandcastle

    Sandcastle produces accurate, MSDN style, comprehensive documentation by reflecting over the source assemblies and optionally integrating XML Documentation Comments. Sandcastle has the following key features: * Works with or without authored comment…

    Open Source Free .NET Framework Windows

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  • DoxyS

    DoxyS is a code documentation tool for C++/C. DoxyS strives to yield a very professional looking output, presenting the the code in a structured easy to navigate set of HTML pages. Easy to use: Just navigate to the root of your code directory and ty…

    Open Source Free Linux Windows

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  • Natural Docs

    Natural Docs is an open-source documentation generator for multiple programming languages. You document your code in a natural syntax that reads like plain English. Natural Docs then scans your code and builds high-quality HTML documentation from it.

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  • CppDoc

    CppDoc generates HTML documentation for C++ classes, based on your source code and special comments embedded within it. It can produce output that is very similar to the output of Javadoc, and it supports Javadoc tags such as @see, @return , etc. Th…

    Open Source Free Linux Windows

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  • Javadoc

    Javadoc is a tool from Sun Microsystems for generating API documentation in HTML format from doc comments in source code.

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  • Doc-O-Matic

    Doc-O-Matic is a software source code documentation and Help authoring tool. It takes source code and comments, adds conceptual topics and external input and produces documentation from it. With its single-source approach it generates many different…

    Commercial Microsoft Visual Studio Windows

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  • Asciidoclet

    Asciidoclet is a Javadoc Doclet based on Asciidoctor that lets you write Javadoc in the AsciiDoc syntax. Traditionally, Javadocs have mixed minor markup with HTML which, if you’re writing for HTML Javadoc output, becomes unreadable and hard to write…

    Open Source Free Linux Mac Windows

  • LuaDoc

    LuaDoc is a documentation generator tool for Lua source code. It parses the declarations and documentation comments in a set of Lua source files and produces a set of XHTML pages describing the commented declarations and functions. The output is not…

    Open Source Free BSD Linux Windows

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  • TypeDoc

    A documentation generator for TypeScript projects


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