Scrapy documentation quick start guide
This file provides a quick guide on how to compile the Scrapy documentation.
Setup the environment
To compile the documentation you need Sphinx Python library. To install it and all its dependencies run the following command from this dir
pip install -r requirements.txt
Compile the documentation
To compile the documentation (to classic HTML output) run the following command from this dir:
Documentation will be generated (in HTML format) inside the
View the documentation
To view the documentation run the following command:
This command will fire up your default browser and open the main page of your (previously generated) HTML documentation.
To cleanup all generated documentation files and start from scratch run:
Keep in mind that this command won't touch any documentation source files.
Recreating documentation on the fly
There is a way to recreate the doc automatically when you make changes, you
need to install watchdog (
pip install watchdog) and then use: