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  • 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.

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  • Read The Docs

    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...

    Free Open Source Web

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  • mdBook

    Gitbook alternative in Rust.

    • The Gitbook CLI application is no longer maintained, since they moved to a commercial solution. mdBook is a new and currently maintained implementation which is easy to install and is (for the most part) compatible with gitbook. Guest • 13 days ago Disagree   Agree

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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...

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  • MkDocs

    MkDocs is a fast, simple and downright gorgeous static site generator that's geared towards building project documentation. Documentation source files are written in...

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted Python

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  • SkyDocs

    SkyDocs is a software that takes your MarkDown files and build a complete website with some magic tricks ! You can configure everything you want : themes, pages, menus...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Java

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  • Docsify.js

    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...

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted

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  • DocFX

    DocFX generates Documentation directly from source code (.NET, RESTful API, JavaScript, Java, etc...) and Markdown files. DocFX runs on Linux, macOS, and Windows. The...

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  • Leanpub

    You can use Leanpub to create, curate, edit, publish and sell a PDF/EPUB/MOBI book based on your blog. Leanpub is being used today by famous bloggers such as Eric Ries...

    Commercial Web

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  • is the missing hosted and automated API-Doc generation service for Javascript. By simplifying API-Doc setup it enables you to actually focus on writing...

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  • Reedsy

    Reedsy is a complete book publishing platform with an elegant, collaborative online editor.

    Free Web

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  • Antora

    A static site generator for creating documentation sites from AsciiDoc content aggregated from multiple repositories. Made by the creators of Asciidoctor.

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