Alternatives to Doxygen for all platforms with any license

  • Sphinx

    Sphinx is a tool that makes it easy to create intelligent and beautiful documentation, written by Georg Brandl and licensed under the BSD license.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Python

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  • Slate API Docs Generator

    Slate - beautiful static documentation for your API. Features Clean, intuitive design — With Slate, the description of your API is on the left side of your...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux Self-Hosted

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    Swagger is an open source RESTapi Documentation Tool.

    • It is used to document REST APIs, where Doxygen is used to document libraries or source code, but not REST APIs Guest • Feb 2019 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Swagger is for documenting REST APIs - not source code. Doxygen reads docblock comments ... Swagger does not Guest • Sep 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It seems to be limited to REST APIs. Guest • Feb 2018 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Presidium

    Presidium is a software documentation management system for agile teams, and their users, made from commonly used open source components.

    Free Open Source Mac Linux GitHub Pages

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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...

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      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 2.0.0 beta, released in July 2016, can be still downloaded from GitHub

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted

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  • Sandcastle

    Sandcastle produces accurate, MSDN style, comprehensive documentation by reflecting over the source assemblies and optionally integrating XML Documentation Comments....

    Free Open Source Windows .NET Framework

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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...

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Doxygen Comments

Comment by NeilKolban
about Doxygen · Apr 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

It does what it says it does and does it well.