GitBook – publish beautiful docs

GitBook is a command line tool (and Node.js library) for building beautiful books using GitHub/Git and Markdown (or AsciiDoc). GitBook can be used to create book, public documentation, enterprise manual, thesis, research papers, etc.

You can publish and host books easily online using gitbook.com. A desktop editor is also available.

GitBook is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Write using Markdown or AsciiDoc.
  • Output as a website or ebook (pdf, epub, mobi).
  • Multi-Languages.
  • Lexicon / Glossary.
  • Cover.
  • Variables and Templating.
  • Content References.
  • Plugins.
  • Beautiful default theme.

Website: www.gitbook.com
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: GitBook
License: Apache License 2.0

Learn JavaScript with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

Return to JavaScript Static Site Frameworks Home Page


Ongoing series
Linux for StartersNew to Linux? Read our Linux for Starters series.
Free and Open Source SoftwareThe largest compilation of the best free and open source software in the universe. Supplied with our legendary ratings charts.
Linux ReviewsHundreds of in-depth reviews offering our unbiased and expert opinion on software.
Alternatives to GoogleAlternatives to Google's Products and Services examines your options to migrate from the Google ecosystem with open source Linux alternatives.
Linux System ToolsEssential Linux system tools looks at small, indispensable utilities, useful for system administrators as well as regular users.
Linux ProductivityLinux utilities to maximise your productivity. Small, indispensable tools, useful for anyone running a Linux machine.
Home Computer EmulatorsHome computers became commonplace in the 1980s. Emulate home computers such as the ZX81, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum.
Now and ThenNow and Then examines how promising open source software fared over the years.
Linux at HomeLinux at Home looks at a range of home activities where Linux can play its part, making the most of our time at home, keeping active and engaged.
Linux CandyLinux Candy opens up to the lighter side of Linux. Have some fun!
Best Free Android AppsBest Free Android Apps. There's a strict eligibility criteria for inclusion in this series
Programming BooksThese best free books accelerate your learning of every programming language
Programming TutorialsThese free tutorials offer the perfect tonic to the free programming books series
Stars and StripesStars and Stripes is an occasional series looking at the impact of Linux in the USA
Share this article