Top 15 Sandcastle Alternative and Similar Softwares | Feb 2017

Sandcastle produces accurate, MSDN style, comprehensive documentation by reflecting over the source assemblies and optionally integrating XML Documentation Comments. Sandcastle has the following key features:

* Works with or without authored comments
* Supports Generics and .NET

1. ForgeDoc

ForgeDoc is a class library documentation generator for .NET assemblies. It can create MSDN-style API reference documentations in HTML and CHM output formats. It completely supports the latest .NET Framework with proper syntax generation for C#, VB.NET and C++ languages.......

2. NDoc

NDoc generates class library documentation from .NET assemblies and the XML documentation files generated by the C# compiler (or with an add-on tool for VB.NET).NDoc uses pluggable documenters to generate documentation in several different formats, including the MSDN-style HTML Help format (.chm), the Visual Studio .NET Help format (HTML Help......

3. DocBlox

DocBlox is a Documentation Generation Application (DGA) for use with PHP applications.It is capable of transforming the comments in your source code into a full API reference document.DocBlox is build to be PHP 5.3 compatible, fast, having a low memory consumption and easily integratable into Continuous Integration.......

4. EQATEC Profiler

Are you a .NET developer? Would you like your application to run faster? Then use our free profiler to spot you apps slow code.Point and goNo source code changes are needed. Just point the profiler to your app, run the modified code, and get a visual report.Speedup any .NET appAs......

5. Codex

Features: * Laravel 4.2* Github-flavored Markdown* Host an unlimited number of manuals with accompanying versions* Code highlighting* Easy TOC / navigation system* SEO friendly URLs* Simple search* Supports Google Analytics* Supplied theme built on Bootstrap* Automatic header anchors......

6. CppDoc

CppDoc generates HTML documentation for C++ classes, based on your source code and special comments embedded within it. It can produce output that is very similar to the output of Javadoc, and it supports Javadoc tags such as @see, @return , etc. The documentation comments are optional; if you leave......

7. Document! X

Document! X is a combination of an automated documentation tool and a full authoring environment which can be used to create, publish and maintain accurate, professional quality documentation for .NET, Web Services, Databases, XSD Schemas, COM Components and Type Libraries, Java and Javascript.Document! X is not just an automated documentation......

8. Json.NET

- Flexible JSON serializer for converting between .NET objects and JSON- LINQ to JSON for manually reading and writing JSON- High performance, faster than .NET's built-in JSON serializers- Write indented, easy to read JSON- Convert JSON to and from XML- Supports .NET 2, .NET 3.5, .NET 4, Silverlight, Windows Phone......

9. Stackify Prefix

Prefix is a free, slick, super-profiling sidekick for .NET developers. Download now and fix application issues before they get to production.......

10. Asciidoclet

Asciidoclet is a Javadoc Doclet based on Asciidoctor that lets you write Javadoc in the AsciiDoc syntax.Traditionally, Javadocs have mixed minor markup with HTML which, if you’re writing for HTML Javadoc output, becomes unreadable and hard to write over time. This is where lightweight markup languages like AsciiDoc thrive. AsciiDoc......

11. Doxygen

Doxygen is a tool for generating documentation from annotated C++ sources, as well as other popular programming languages like C, Objective-C, C#, PHP, Java, Python, IDL (CORBA, Microsoft, and UNO/OpenOffice flavors), Fortran, VHDL, Tcl, and to some extent D.......

12. RockScroll for Visual Studio

When I came to Microsoft I saw a really cool tool being used internally and immediately wanted to work with the author, Rocky Downs (who is blogless, but exceeding talented), to get it released. Fast forward to now, plus an installer, and here it is.The basic (as in "only") idea......

13. Habanero Simple Software Licensing

This simple software protection solution was developed to fulfil the copy-protection needs of small software development organisations and MicroISVs who primarily distribute software online. It provides easy to implement license key verification and integrates nicely with major online sales channels and payment providers.All .NET languages are supported, whether you use......

14. .NET Reflector

.NET Reflector is a class browser and analysis tool for .NET. It allows developers to navigate, search, disassemble and analyze .NET components.......

15. Doclets.io

Doclets.io is the missing hosted and automated API-Doc generation service for Javascript. By simplifying API-Doc setup it enables you to actually focus on writing documentation! Doclets.io automatically creates API-Doc for every tag and selected branches, supporting JSDoc comments and Markdown articles.Setup your repo in 3 minutes!......