phpDocumentor 2 Alternatives

    phpDocumentor 2 is described as 'PHP documentation generator based on docblock parsing' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to phpDocumentor 2 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is Doxygen, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like phpDocumentor 2 are Daux.io (Free, Open Source), Wikitten (Free, Open Source), Codex (Free, Open Source) and ApiGen (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 30, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • 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
      • 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.
      Wikitten vs phpDocumentor 2 opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      It does not generate doc, it's a wiki.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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    1. 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 documentation. Features: * Laravel 4.

      Discontinued

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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      ApiGen is the tool for creating professional API documentation from PHP source code, similar to phpDocumentor 2 .
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • .NET Framework
      Sandcastle produces accurate, MSDN style, comprehensive documentation by reflecting over the source assemblies and optionally integrating XML Documentation Comments. Sandcastle has the following key features: * Works with or without authored comments
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • .NET Framework
      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).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      DoxyS is a code documentation tool for C++/C. DoxyS strives to yield a very professional looking output, presenting the the code in a structured easy to navigate set of HTML pages. Easy to use: Just navigate to the root of your code directory and type doxys.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Perl
      Natural Docs is an open-source documentation generator for multiple programming languages. You document your code in a natural syntax that reads like plain English. Natural Docs then scans your code and builds high-quality HTML documentation from it.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      CppDoc generates HTML documentation for C++ classes, based on your source code and special comments embedded within it. It can produce output that is very similar to the output of Javadoc, and it supports Javadoc tags such as @see, @return , etc.

      Discontinued

      Website gone.

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