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What is jsdoc?

JSDoc 3 is an API documentation generator for JavaScript, similar to JavaDoc or PHPDoc. You add documentation comments directly to your source code, right along side the code itself. The JSDoc Tool will scan your source code, and generate a complete HTML documentation website for you.
jsdoc is a tool in the Documentation as a Service & Tools category of a tech stack.

Who uses jsdoc?

14 companies reportedly use jsdoc in their tech stacks, including MEGA, immmr, and Clovis.

50 developers on StackShare have stated that they use jsdoc.

Why developers like jsdoc?

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jsdoc's Features

  • Up and running easily
  • Command line interface

jsdoc Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to jsdoc?
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jsdoc's Followers
58 developers follow jsdoc to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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