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phpDocumentor 2 is described as *'PHP documentation generator based on docblock parsing.

phpDocumentor 2, result of the merge between the old phpDocumentor and DocBlox , sometimes referred to as phpdoc or phpdocu, is the current standard auto-documentation tool for the php la'* and is a documentation generator in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to phpDocumentor 2 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Doxygen, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like phpDocumentor 2 are Daux.io, Codex, Sandcastle and NDoc.

phpDocumentor 2 alternatives are mainly Documentation Generators but may also be Static Site Generators or Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of phpDocumentor 2.
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PHP documentation generator based on docblock parsing.

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    Doxygen

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku
    31 alternatives to Doxygen 

    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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    Daux.io

    • Private Packagist
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    41 alternatives to Daux.io 

    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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    1.  Support for MarkDownDaux.io supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    • Codex

      8 alternatives to 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 documentation.

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      1.  Support for MarkDownCodex supports MarkDown for document formatting.
        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

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        Sandcastle

        • Windows
        • .NET Framework
        16 alternatives to Sandcastle 

        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:

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        Discontinued

        Sandcastle is discontinued.

      • NDoc

        • Windows
        • .NET Framework
        15 alternatives to 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).

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        ApiGen

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Mac
        • Windows
        • Linux
        7 alternatives to ApiGen 

        ApiGen is the tool for creating professional API documentation from PHP source code, similar to phpDocumentor 2 .

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        DoxyS

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Windows
        • Linux
        14 alternatives to DoxyS 

        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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        Natural Docs

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Mac
        • Windows
        • Linux
        • BSD
        • Perl
        16 alternatives to Natural Docs 

        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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        CppDoc

        • Windows
        • Linux
        14 alternatives to CppDoc 

        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.

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        1.  PortableCppDoc can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
          Discontinued

          Website gone.

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        • Javadoc

          • Mac
          • Windows
          • Linux
          17 alternatives to Javadoc 

          Javadoc is a tool from Sun Microsystems for generating API documentation in HTML format from doc comments in source code.

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