Orchid – build and deploy beautiful documentation sites

Orchid is a framework for generating project documentation websites with all the bells-and-thistles.

Orchid lets you publish all your wikis, changelogs, blogs, code comments and more. The software also deploys the documentation helping you focus on your project.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Document any language:
    • Java – create beautiful Javadocs for your project. The OrchidJavadoc plugin integrates with the Javadoc tool to embed class and package info from Java source code directly in your Orchid site.
    • Kotlin – embed Kotlin and Java documentation in your Orchid site using Dokka
    • Groovy – let Orchid generate documentation for Groovy or Groovy sources.
    • Swift – create beautiful documentation for your Swift source code within Orchid.
    • CSS – generate a living styleguide from annotated CSS, Sass, Scss, or LESS.
  • Good range of plugins which offer things like static pages, blog posts, wikis, and code docs.
  • Connect to existing tools
  • Integrated deployment – supports GitHub Pages, GitLab pages, Bitbucket Cloud, and Nelify.

Website: orchid.run
Support: Documentation, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Casey Brooks and contributors
License: GNU General Public License v3.0

Orchid is written in Kotlin. Learn Kotlin with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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