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Roberto Favaro

Joined: Mar 23, 2004
Posts: 24
I hear there's a program which writes the documentation for a particular piece of code.

Anyone know what its called or where I can find it
Joyce Lee
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Joined: Jul 11, 2003
Posts: 1392
Hi Roberto,

Is it the Javadoc Tool you're looking for? It is a tool for generating API documentation in HTML format from doc comments in source code.

[ November 02, 2004: Message edited by: Joyce Lee ]
Roberto Favaro

Joined: Mar 23, 2004
Posts: 24
Thanks.Any idea how to use it .Make it read my code and then print the docs?
Hentay Duke
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Joined: Oct 27, 2004
Posts: 198
I believe you'll still have to write the javadoc comments yourself. The tool will use your comments to create an API looking html file I think (never actually used it myself).
Layne Lund
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Joined: Dec 06, 2001
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If you follow the link that Joyce gave, there is plenty of information to get you started using this tool.


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