Top 23 Doc Open-Source Projects

  • GitHub repo devdocs

    API Documentation Browser

    Project mention: 50 Tool Online For Front-end Developer | | 2021-08-21

    Devdocs is a collection of documents of popular programming languages for developers. Devdocs

  • GitHub repo docz

    ✍ It has never been so easy to document your things!

    Project mention: Sorry everybody, I failed with you | | 2021-06-07
  • Syncfusion

    Embed powerful analytics inside your applications using powerful JavaScript APIs.. Bold BI is designed from the ground up to be embedded. Learn about five unique features that make our platform a favorite of the developer community and save months of development time. View live samples.

  • GitHub repo docsify

    🃏 A magical documentation site generator.

    Project mention: Docsify: A magical documentation site generator | | 2021-09-20
  • GitHub repo JSDoc

    An API documentation generator for JavaScript.

    Project mention: Adding request and response validation to your Express REST API | | 2021-08-31

    The swagger-jsdoc package enables us to do this. It looks for JSDoc comments in code (annotated with an @openapi tag) to generate the OpenAPI specification.

  • GitHub repo AspNetCore.Docs

    Documentation for ASP.NET Core

    Project mention: Since there seems to be some confusion on this point, MS is recommending Razor Pages for new work | | 2021-09-11
  • GitHub repo zeal

    Offline documentation browser inspired by Dash

    Project mention: How to Download Archive of and for Use Offline? | | 2021-09-18

    You should look into ZealDocs it supports WordPress docs.

  • GitHub repo Read the Docs

    The source code that powers

    Project mention: Open letter: Ban surveillance-based advertising | | 2021-07-07

    > …"I've not clicked a single ad intentionally since Ads exist on the internet."

    You and me both. I actually actively block ads on the Internet except on the very few sites that have earned my trust (, DuckDuckGo, etc) or sites where the advertising is directly connected to my existing purpose (to buy a thing) such as Amazon, eBay, Humble Bundle, etc. Everywhere else gets the block because they simply can't be trusted anymore.

  • Scout APM

    Scout APM: A developer's best friend. Try free for 14-days. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo standard-readme

    A standard style for README files

    Project mention: Better readme in 5 minutes. (Snack Pack #1) | | 2021-02-28
  • GitHub repo Symfony2 Components

    The Symfony documentation

    Project mention: Using yoda condition in Twig templates | | 2021-07-01

    See: where a member and the founder both respond to the request for change (deprecate that specific guideline).

  • GitHub repo docx

    Easily generate .docx files with JS/TS with a nice declarative API. Works for Node and on the Browser.

    Project mention: What documentation conversion tool/library you use? | | 2021-09-08

    For Excel it's much easier to convert your raw data to CSV than to put it into an HTML document and then extract it back out again. Similarly for .docx format, you're probably better off using a package like docx and building the document in a way more suited to the file format than trying to smush HTML into a new format.

  • GitHub repo mapbox.js

    Mapbox JavaScript API, a Leaflet Plugin

  • GitHub repo Documize

    Modern Confluence alternative designed for internal & external docs, built with Golang + EmberJS (by documize)

    Project mention: Self-Hosted Documentation | | 2021-06-16

    How about documize?

  • GitHub repo pdoc

    API Documentation for Python Projects

    Project mention: Mitmproxy 7.0 | | 2021-07-16

    Our main docs are built with Hugo ( For our API docs we use pdoc (, which integrates well with most static site generators. pdoc is also maintained by us. :)

  • GitHub repo cloudflare-docs

    Cloudflare’s developer docs.

    Project mention: Ways to earn Nano? | | 2021-08-15


  • GitHub repo docs

    📚 Prisma Documentation (by prisma)

    Project mention: Show HN: I wrote a book about UI [pdf] | | 2021-05-21

    The syntax plugins for Prisma ORM auto-format their schema files in a similar way [1]. It bothers me so much that I can't bring myself to use their solution - which I realise is incredibly petty :)


  • GitHub repo galliumos-distro

    Docs, issues, and artwork sources for GalliumOS

    Project mention: My Ubuntu 20.04 running on a Chromebook won’t save anything if I reboot the computer. | | 2021-09-19

    Actually in my opinion, installing ubuntu on a chromebook isnt recommended.i guess htats because of their different architecture or something like that. try using an os thats made specifically for chromebooks like Gallium os

  • GitHub repo doc

    🦋 Raku documentation (tools and docs)

    Project mention: doc feedback requested: "list assignment" vs "destructuring assignment" | | 2021-09-13

    dear u/codesections, I sense that you are a little unhappy with the new doc version ... I am conscious that is a main entry point for newbies (both to raku and to coding in general) and I would suggest some adjustments to your proposal... reddit is too limited a context so I will stick my detailed comments in the GitHub.. ~p6steve

  • GitHub repo registry

    npm registry documentation

    Project mention: Next.js, Material UI, MongoDB Personal Dashboard | | 2021-08-30

    There is no need to obtain an API key or token for querying NPM registry API. For the dashboard, I use only the endpoint that provides the data about a package downloads count - You can read more about it here.

  • GitHub repo clojure-site site

    Project mention: Help a JavaScript developer understand the reason to some pieces of syntax and convention | | 2021-09-08

    The ^ macro actually annotates metadata onto the value that read, rather than the resulting runtime value. This is mentioned in the last paragraph on the metadata page, and there's some more explanation in this Github issue.

  • GitHub repo Typemill

    TYPEMILL is a simple and lightweight Flat-File-CMS for authors and publishers.

  • GitHub repo DOCAT

    Host your docs. Simple. Versioned. Fancy.

  • GitHub repo awesome-vrchat

    One-stop shop for people interested in developing content for VRchat

    Project mention: Tutorials for vrchat? | | 2021-07-17
  • GitHub repo ikea-tradfri-coap-docs

    How can you communicate to your ikea tradfri gateway/hub through coap-client

    Project mention: Tradfri outlet alternatives | | 2021-05-19

    The Ikea hub specifically doesn't report events on motions sensors, I've tried it myself, and it's also explained here.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-09-20.


What are some of the best open-source Doc projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 devdocs 26,570
2 docz 21,703
3 docsify 18,542
4 JSDoc 12,317
5 AspNetCore.Docs 9,672
6 zeal 9,003
7 Read the Docs 6,677
8 standard-readme 4,203
9 Symfony2 Components 1,890
10 docx 1,814
11 mapbox.js 1,802
12 Documize 1,390
13 pdoc 1,029
14 cloudflare-docs 512
15 docs 319
16 galliumos-distro 317
17 doc 265
18 registry 241
19 clojure-site 224
20 Typemill 170
21 DOCAT 168
22 awesome-vrchat 166
23 ikea-tradfri-coap-docs 130
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