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Top 23 Doc Open-Source Projects

  • GitHub repo devdocs

    API Documentation Browser

    Project mention: My Dev Journey: Week 1 | dev.to | 2021-05-09

    Devdocs.io - the breadth of easily accessible info here is incredible!.

  • GitHub repo docsify

    🃏 A magical documentation site generator.

    Project mention: Web-manuals instead of e-books? | reddit.com/r/RPGdesign | 2021-05-01

    This is a custom tweak of https://docsify.js.org/ :) Rose did some great work implementing light-and-dark mode, various boxes and customizing the theme.

  • GitHub repo JSDoc

    An API documentation generator for JavaScript.

    Project mention: We should really STOP | reddit.com/r/ProgrammerHumor | 2021-05-03
  • GitHub repo AspNetCore.Docs

    Documentation for ASP.NET Core

    Project mention: Component lifecycle for Blazor Server Side with Prerendering | reddit.com/r/Blazor | 2021-04-26

    > When the browser connects to the client it produces a render as fast as possible, without waiting for the content to be retrieved from async sources like the database.

  • GitHub repo Read the Docs

    The source code that powers readthedocs.org

    Project mention: Writing Documentation for Python Apps | dev.to | 2021-05-05

    There are many docstring formats available. Most commonly used are NumPy, PyDoc and Googles docstring style. It's a good idea to stick with a format which supports the Python documentation generator Sphinx. This generates a part of your documentation automatically from your docstrings. The last section of this post will show how to generate and host documentation with Sphinx and readthedocs.

  • GitHub repo standard-readme

    A standard style for README files

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

    The Symfony documentation

    Project mention: Asynchronous PHP — Multiprocessing, Multithreading & Coroutines - Diving Laravel | reddit.com/r/PHP | 2021-04-02
  • GitHub repo mapbox.js

    Mapbox JavaScript API, a Leaflet Plugin

  • GitHub repo docx

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

    Project mention: Generating microsoft word file from js | reddit.com/r/learnjavascript | 2021-05-07
  • GitHub repo Documize

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

    Project mention: How to replace a decades worth of documents on network shares with "something better"? | reddit.com/r/sysadmin | 2021-05-10

    https://www.documize.com/ FOSS w/ enterprise edition

  • GitHub repo pdoc

    API Documentation for Python Projects

    Project mention: Things I Wish I Knew as a New Python User | dev.to | 2021-03-26

    PEP 257 and a few others define "docstrings". Leverage them to make full use of autodoc tools. pdoc is a pretty fun tool that "just works". Build good habits from the start. Projects that have great documentation are just more attractive to me. If I come across a project that seems to do what I need, but has crappy documentation, I keep looking.

  • GitHub repo galliumos-distro

    Docs, issues, and artwork sources for GalliumOS

    Project mention: What's the best way to use Signal on my Chromebook? | reddit.com/r/signal | 2021-05-05

    Nuke ChromeOS, install a mainline distro like GalliumOS (/r/GalliumOS) and install via your preferred method (apt repo, flatpak, etc.)

  • GitHub repo Typemill

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

  • GitHub repo docs

    📚 Prisma Documentation (by prisma)

    Project mention: How the F**** does anyone use Prisma in production? | reddit.com/r/node | 2021-04-02

    Ha, thanks a lot for catching this, just fixed it ✅

  • GitHub repo DOCAT

    Host your docs. Simple. Versioned. Fancy.

  • GitHub repo Nette

    📖 The Nette documentation (by nette)

  • GitHub repo DocPHT 📑

    With DocPHT you can take notes and quickly document anything and without the use of any database.

  • GitHub repo servant-checked-exceptions

    type-level errors for Servant APIs.

  • GitHub repo documentation

    Documentation for software located in the binhex repositories. (by binhex)

    Project mention: Official Plex Docker - /tmp Filling Up Docker Image | reddit.com/r/unRAID | 2021-04-26

    you can create a tmpfs and allocate a certain amount of ram to it, this is the method i use, this prevents all resources being used, causing crashes, see q2 if you are interested:- https://github.com/binhex/documentation/blob/master/docker/faq/plex.md

  • GitHub repo posthog.com

    Official docs, website, and handbook for PostHog.

    Project mention: I made an international equivalent salary calculator by city | reddit.com/r/leanfire | 2021-01-24

    OP's calculator is just using open source data from Gitlab. In it's data, New Jersey:

  • GitHub repo dobby

    dobby is free and will serve your orders (by thecasualcoder)

    Project mention: Kubernetes Tutorial: Your Complete Guide to Deploying an App on AWS with Postman | dev.to | 2021-01-05

    Enter Dobby. Dobby is an open source project, and it's extremely simple to call different APIs on it and manipulate responses.

  • GitHub repo fusionauth-site

    Website and documentation for FusionAuth

    Project mention: Preview of Microsoft Build of OpenJDK | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-08
  • GitHub repo FreeTAKServer-User-Docs

    FreeTAKServer documentation for end users

    Project mention: FreeTAKServer 1.6 Android Edition has been released | reddit.com/r/ATAK | 2021-03-10

    Follow this link for complete instructions: https://github.com/FreeTAKTeam/FreeTAKServer-User-Docs/blob/main/docs/docs/Installation/Android.MD

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 2021-05-10.


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

Project Stars
1 devdocs 25,587
2 docsify 17,456
3 JSDoc 11,919
4 AspNetCore.Docs 8,925
5 Read the Docs 6,442
6 standard-readme 3,929
7 Symfony2 Components 1,863
8 mapbox.js 1,789
9 docx 1,609
10 Documize 1,316
11 pdoc 901
12 galliumos-distro 309
13 Typemill 163
14 docs 163
15 DOCAT 127
16 Nette 99
17 DocPHT 📑 96
18 servant-checked-exceptions 63
19 documentation 30
20 posthog.com 27
21 dobby 21
22 fusionauth-site 16
23 FreeTAKServer-User-Docs 14