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Api Documentation Generator

Project Description



The fastest way to get started is by using the command line tool

$ sudo apt-get install python3-pip
$ pip3 install apidoc

If the package python3-pip does not exists

$ sudo apt-get install python3-setuptools
$ sudo easy_install3 pip
$ sudo pip3-2 install apidoc

Try it

You can download a sample file and try to render it documentation

$ mkdir apidoc
$ cd apidoc
$ wget
$ apidoc -i source.yml -o output/index.html
$ firefox output/index.html


1.3 (2016-05-08)

  • Small fixes

1.2 (2014-01-22)

  • Feature #17 Merge ApiDoc’s binaries
  • Feature #18 Merge cli arguments -f and -d in one argument -i (input)
  • Feature #21 Add patternProperties and additionalProperties in objects
  • Feature #22 “properties” and “items” are optionals
  • Feature #23 The property “type” is optional
  • Bug #26 Searchbox hide wrongly some elements
  • Bug #27 Keyboard shortcut for diff on search’s filtered items
  • Feature #32 Enhances the theme of the readthedocs

1.1 (2013-08-28)

1.0 (2013-07-23)

  • Initial release

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