On Tuesday, 10 February 2015 at 22:40:18 UTC, Kiith-Sa wrote:
DDocs.org (http://ddocs.org) is a repository of documentation for DUB projects that automatically re-generates docs as new projects/releases/branch changes are added.

The idea is to make documenting D projects as simple as possible, to the point where you don't need to do any work to get documentation for your project other than adding it to the DUB registry. Also, users can now browse documentation for DUB projects even if the author was too lazy to generate it themselves (assuming thy did include some documentation comments).


Note that this is still in a very early stage, it was put together in a very quick-and-dirty style by a person with little webdev experience. Currently it just scans `code.dlang.org`, looking for changes (yes, I know, this will break as soon as code.dlang.org changes, I plan to raise issue/s (PRs?) to the dub registry project so it can have a full/stable API, but I wanted to get something to work *right now*.

Code is here:

* ddocs.org: https://github.com/kiith-sa/ddocs.org
* hmod-dub: https://github.com/kiith-sa/hmod-dub
* harbored-mod: https://github.com/kiith-sa/harbored-mod



Background:

When optimizing harbored-mod by testing it on big D projects (gtk-d, tango, vibe.d, etc.), I wrote a simple tool to fetch/generate docs for any DUB project; I got carried away and used that as base for a tool that checks for changes in the DUB registry and generates docs for all projects.

Awesome ! I've wanted to do it for quite some time, I think it's really important we get that as a part of code.dlang.org (as well as compatibility badges, but that's another story.

Regarding the macros: I recently completed the set of definitions in libddoc ( https://github.com/economicmodeling/libddoc/commit/82fcd8fdcdfe0809437f2415361ef92ee21a5c12 ), so if you're based on Harbored, you should have everything you need. I'm currently working on a fully compliant macro parser in libddoc. The macro WEB is not part of the standard definition, it's part of dlang.org's definitions, which you can find on Github (.ddoc files). More precisely, it's defined in html.ddoc ( https://github.com/D-Programming-Language/dlang.org/blob/master/html.ddoc ). I guess it can make sense to had that file included by default, but at the same time I'd like to avoid projects documentation to rely on non-standard behavior.

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