A modern customizable documentation format and toolchain
GitBook is a command line tool (and Node.js library) for building beautiful books using GitHub/Git and Markdown (or AsciiDoc). Here is an example: ReduxJS documentation.
Complete documentation is available at toolchain.gitbook.com.
GitBook can be used either on your computer for building local books or on GitBook.com for hosting them. To get started, check out the installation instructions in the documentation.
GitBook can be used to create book, public documentation, enterprise manual, thesis, research papers, etc.
You can find a list of real-world examples in the documentation.
Help and Support
- Write using Markdown or AsciiDoc
- Output as a website or ebook (pdf, epub, mobi)
- Lexicon / Glossary
- Variables and Templating
- Content References
- Beautiful default theme
Publish your book
The platform GitBook.com is like an "Heroku for books": you can create a book on it (public, or private) and update it using git push.
GitBook is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0. See LICENSE for the full license text.