Compare YUIDoc vs ESDoc and see what are their differences.


YUI Javascript Documentation Tool (by yui)


ESDoc - Good Documentation for JavaScript (by esdoc)
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GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of YUIDoc. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning YUIDoc yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of ESDoc. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-18.
  • How to properly document a React/Redux application?
    2 projects | /r/codehunter | 18 Apr 2022
    In this post, the tool react-docgen is presented, and I have stumble upon esdoc as well. Whereas esdoc does automatic generation of documentation, react-docgen extracts the information of the React components and puts it into a JSON file.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing YUIDoc and ESDoc you can also consider the following projects:

JSDoc - An API documentation generator for JavaScript.

documentation.js - :book: documentation for modern JavaScript

dox - JavaScript documentation generator for node using markdown and jsdoc

Docusaurus - Easy to maintain open source documentation websites.

docco - Literate Programming can be Quick and Dirty.

jsduck - Simple JavaScript Duckumentation generator.

sphinx - The Sphinx documentation generator

apiDoc - RESTful web API Documentation Generator.