Codex Alternatives

    Codex is described as 'simple file-based Markdown documentation platform built on top of Laravel. It's completely customizable and dead simple to use to create beautiful documentation' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Codex for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and BSD. The best alternative is Doxygen, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Codex are Daux.io (Free, Open Source), Slate API Docs Generator (Free, Open Source), Raneto (Free, Open Source) and Presidium (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 7, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Haiku
      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 extent D.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Private Packagist
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Self-Hosted
      Create beautiful, intelligent, responsive API documentation.
    1. Open source, flat-file Knowledgebase platform that uses static Markdown files.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • GitHub Pages
      Easy Install and Upgrade. npm makes installation and upgrade a, trivial, single command activity. No need to modify your content during upgrades. Instant Publication.. Author and review content on your desktop, then publish via github pages with a single checkin.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      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.
    2. PHP documentation generator based on docblock parsing.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      • BSD
      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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • BSD
      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.
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    3. Extracts all docblocks with an @export, so you can @import into .md files. You can write your documentation anywhere in your code, so it's all maintained in one place. PHP only, other languages coming soon.
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