SourceScribe is a documentation generator written in PHP. It takes your source tree, parses out the comments, and outputs nicely-formatted documentation. At the moment, it supports all languages that support comments in either //, #, or /**/.
Unzip the entire package somewhere, maybe c:\Program Files\SourceScribe or ~/sourcescribe/.
For Mac and Linux: you can make a symbolic link to the file
ssin a directory that's in your PATH environment variable.
Example for Mac/Linux:
sudo ln -s `pwd`/ss /usr/local/bin/ss
For all: Alternatively, you can add that path in the beginning of your PATH environment variable.
For Windows, this is under System Properties → Advanced Tab → Environment variables → PATH → Edit. Add it to the beginning, followed by a semi-colon (;).
For MacOS/Linux, you can do this by adding the line to your ~/.profile. Example:
echo export PATH=/Users/rsc/sourcescribe:\$PATH | tee ~/.profile
- Once installed, type
ssin the SourceScribe directory. This will build the SourceScribe documentation in
doc/by default. This documentation has all information you'll need to use SourceScribe in your projects.
- The manual contains all the information you need.