Wikis don't work for software documentation

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  • doctave

    A batteries-included developer documentation site generator

    Secondly, you have to think about search. If you use a documentation site generator to turn your Markdown docs into HTML sites, even if the toolchain builds a search index for the site, you will end up with N disconnected sites for N projects. Doctave.com can help with this if you are using our open source documentation site generator.

  • MkDocs

    Project documentation with Markdown.

    There are also many open source generators out there that are worth mentioning: MkDocs and Docusaurus to name a couple popular ones. If you need something more customizable, Jekyll and Hugo are good options. Generic static site generators however tend to add a lot of complexity so we'd recommend going for something more light-weight.

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  • Jekyll

    :globe_with_meridians: Jekyll is a blog-aware static site generator in Ruby

    There are also many open source generators out there that are worth mentioning: MkDocs and Docusaurus to name a couple popular ones. If you need something more customizable, Jekyll and Hugo are good options. Generic static site generators however tend to add a lot of complexity so we'd recommend going for something more light-weight.

  • Hugo

    The world’s fastest framework for building websites.

    There are also many open source generators out there that are worth mentioning: MkDocs and Docusaurus to name a couple popular ones. If you need something more customizable, Jekyll and Hugo are good options. Generic static site generators however tend to add a lot of complexity so we'd recommend going for something more light-weight.

  • Docusaurus

    Easy to maintain open source documentation websites.

    There are also many open source generators out there that are worth mentioning: MkDocs and Docusaurus to name a couple popular ones. If you need something more customizable, Jekyll and Hugo are good options. Generic static site generators however tend to add a lot of complexity so we'd recommend going for something more light-weight.

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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