Apiary vs. ReadMe.io vs. Read the Docs

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What is Apiary?

It takes more than a simple HTML page to thrill your API users. The right tools take weeks of development. Weeks that apiary.io saves.

What is ReadMe.io?

Collaborative Developer Hubs

What is Read the Docs?

Read the Docs hosts documentation, making it fully searchable and easy to find. You can import your docs using any major version control system, including Mercurial, Git, Subversion, and Bazaar. We support webhooks so your docs get built when you commit code. There's also support for versioning so you can build docs from tags and branches of your code in your repository.

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    What companies use Apiary?
    42 companies on StackShare use Apiary
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    31 companies on StackShare use ReadMe.io
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    9 companies on StackShare use Read the Docs


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    What are some alternatives to Apiary, ReadMe.io, and Read the Docs?

    • Swagger UI - dependency-free collection of HTML, Javascript, and CSS assets that dynamically generate beautiful documentation
    • jsdoc - An API documentation generator for JavaScript
    • Slate - Beautiful static documentation for your API, inspired by Stripe's and Paypal's API docs
    • Gelato.io - Really Sweet API Documentation

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