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    Best Doxygen Alternatives

    Doxygen is described as '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' and is a popular app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Doxygen for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Sphinx, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Doxygen are MkDocs (Free, Open Source), Daux.io (Free, Open Source), swagger.io (Free, Open Source) and DocFX (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 7, 2021
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    Doxygen is a tool for generating documentation from annotated C++ sources, as well as other popular programming languages...
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    1. sharpDox is a documentation tool to create c# code documentation of any type. The tool creates a model of a given c# solution and passes it to the registered export plugins. The plugins transform the model to a defined output.
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      Building APIs redefined. Speed up development of services, mobile, and web applications with auto-generated client, server, and documentation in many languages. Cut the costs and development time by up to 50%.


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      Optic is an open-source tool that automatically documents and tests your API. It makes it easy to keep your API specification and code in sync and automates your contract testing.
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      generate Restful api doc for Java application.
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      Asciidoclet is a Javadoc Doclet based on Asciidoctor that lets you write Javadoc in the AsciiDoc syntax.
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    2. This tool generates document for Restful Api from SpringMVC test, assembling asciidoc.
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      At Qmino (the company that creates Miredot), we've written hundreds of REST APIs. We design and redesign until our APIs are an joy to use.
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      Documentation Generator Tool for the Lua language.

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      From GitHub repo: "LuaDoc is obsolete, use LDoc instead"

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      LDoc is Lua documentation generator intended to be compatible with LuaDoc and thus follows the pattern set by the various Doc tools:
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      Shins (Shins Is Not Slate) is a port of Slate API Docs Generator to JavaScript / Node.js , beautiful static documentation for your API.
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