phpDocumentor 2.2.0

A PHP script to create easy to read documentation for various applications
phpDocumentor is sometimes referred to as phpdoc or phpdocu.

Similar to Javadoc and RDoc, it is written in PHP and can be used from the command line or a web interface to create professional documentation from PHP source code.

Main features:

  • Output in HTML, PDF (directly), CHM (with windows help compiler), XML DocBook
  • Very fast
  • Web and command-line interface
  • Fully customizable output with Smarty-based templates
  • Recognizes JavaDoc-style documentation
  • Automatic linking, class inheritance diagrams and intelligent override
  • Customizable source code highlighting, with phpxref-style cross-referencing
  • Parses standard README/CHANGELOG/INSTALL/FAQ files and includes them directly in documentation
  • Generates a todo list from @todo tags in source
  • Generates multiple documentation sets based on @access private, @internal and {@internal} tags
  • Example PHP files can be placed directly in documentation with highlighting and phpxref linking using the @example tag
  • Linking between external manual and API documentation is possible at the sub-section level in all output formats
  • Easily extended for specific documentation needs with Converter
  • Full documentation of every feature, manual can be generated directly from the source code with "phpdoc -c makedocs" in any format desired.
  • User .ini files can be used to control output, multiple outputs can be generated at once.

last updated on:
December 10th, 2013, 1:48 GMT
developed by:
Gregory Beaver
license type:
operating system(s):
Windows / Linux / Mac OS / BSD / Solaris
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What's New in This Release:
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  • Information how to donate to phpDocumentor using gittip
  • Profiling information and process
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