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Documentation Generators

  1. DevDocs icon
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
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    DevDocs combines multiple developer documentations in a clean and organized web UI with instant search, offline support, mobile version, dark theme, keyboard shortcuts, and more.

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    1.  Works OfflineDevDocs can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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  2. GitBook is a tool for building beautiful books using Git and Markdown. It can generate your book into multiple formats:

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    1.  Git SupportGitBook supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
    2.  Support for MarkDownGitBook supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  Command line interfaceGitBook either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  3. Read the Docs hosts documentation for the open source community. It supports Sphinx docs written with reStructuredText, and can pull from your Subversion, Bazaar, Git, and Mercurial repositories. The code is open source, and available on github.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownRead The Docs supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  4. MkDocs is static site generator that's geared towards building project documentation. Documentation source files are written in Markdown, and configured with a single YAML configuration file.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMkDocs can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  5. docsify generates your documentation website on the fly. Unlike GitBook, it does not generate static html files. Instead, it smartly loads and parses your Markdown files and displays them as website. All you need to do is create an index.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownDocsify.js supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDocsify.js can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  6. Docsie is a collaboration software for software docs, intranets and knowledge management. Easily create your software documentation in Docsie and embed it into your site or internal portal with a string of JavaScript.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownDocsie supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  WYSIWYG SupportDocsie integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    3.  LightweightDocsie consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  7. swagger.io icon
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Node.JS
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    Swagger is an open source RESTapi Documentation Tool.

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  8. Archivy icon
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python
    • Docker
    • Nix Package Manager
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    A self-hosted knowledge repository that allows you to safely preserve useful content that contributes to your own personal, searchable and extensible wiki.

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    1.  Syntax HighlightingArchivy supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    2.  Support for MarkDownArchivy supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  9. Create beautiful, intelligent, responsive API documentation.

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  10. Docusaurus is a project for easily building, deploying, and maintaining open source project websites.

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  11. A documentation generator that builds HTML output based on Markdown files. Supports Markdown specs and offers a wide set of custom components using Markdown-like syntax. Builds Reference Source documentation for .NET projects (more added soon).

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    1.  Support for MarkDownRetype supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Git SupportRetype supports Git, a free and open source distributed version control system.
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  12. Daux.io icon

    Daux.io 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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    1.  Support for MarkDownDaux.io supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  13. DocFX icon
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    DocFX generates Documentation directly from source code (.NET, RESTful API, JavaScript, Java, etc...) and Markdown files.

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  14. NextBook is quick and easy way to buid technical books or documentation that support modern standards and run blazingly fast. It's built with MDX and Next.js and works by compiling markdown or MDX down to plain static html.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownNextBook supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  15. SkyDocs icon
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java
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    SkyDocs is a software that takes your MarkDown files and build a complete website with some magic tricks !

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    1.  LightweightSkyDocs consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for MarkDownSkyDocs supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  PortableSkyDocs can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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