Web Service Documentation Made Easy

Document! X is a combination of an automated Web Service Documentation Tool and a full documentation authoring environment which can be used to create and maintain accurate, professional quality documentation for SOAP or REST Web Services.

Document! X is not just an automated documentation build tool - it is also includes a fully featured documentation authoring environment allowing you to author supplementary content (descriptions of web service resources and operations, hyperlinks to related pages or web sites etc.) where required. Leverage your existing Web Service descriptions (WSDL Annotations, Swagger Descriptions etc.) where available and create additional content in a rich and easy to use WYSIWYG authoring environment.

Document! X produces a professional quality Web Service documentation set - automatically - with the ability to author additional content outside of the web service definition.

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Why Use Document! X?

  • Fast, accurate, professional quality Web Service documentation for SOAP and REST Web Services;
  • Market leading authoring tools for creating supplementary content;
  • Document resource groups, resources, operations, parameters, requests, responses, faults, Json Schemas and embedded XSD Schemas (SOAP);
  • Customizable HTML based template driven output can be adapted to your requirements;
  • Generates documentation to HTML Help 1.x (CHM) or web ready pure HTML including a full Table of Contents, Index and Full Text Search.

Demonstration Movies

These short movies provide a great way to discover what can be achieved using Document! X.

Documenting a Web Service

This movie will take you through the process of producing documentation for a Web Service (SOAP or REST) using Document! X. (11 mins)

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Publishing to a web site, ftp server or network location

This movie demonstrates the new Publishing functionality introduced in 2015.1. Publishing makes it easy to publish output generated by Document! X or HelpStudio to a web server or network location. A range of publishing methods are supported; you can publish to an Azure web site, a web site running on IIS, a web site that supports uploading via ftp, or directly to a local network path. (11 mins)

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Automatic optimization for Tablet and Mobile devices

This video demonstrates how the Responsive Output feature allows you to generate content that automatically adapts to the device type of the browser, providing an optimal experience for Mobile, Tablet and Desktop users from a single output. (5 mins)

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Using Build Profiles to create multiple outputs

This short video provides a demonstration of how you can configure a project to create multiple outputs from a single source, with each output driven by a separate options defined in the Build Profile. (3 minutes)

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Content Authoring Options

You can choose to author content in your Web Service Definition (WSDL Annotations, Swagger Descriptions etc.), and/or using the rich authoring environment of the Document! X Content File editor. This flexibility allows you to include basic documentation in the source code and use the rich Document! X Content File editor to author extended content.

Single Source Build and Publish

Your documentation projects can be built to Browser Help, CHM (Html Help 1.x) or Microsoft Help Viewer (Visual Studio® 2010-2019). All of the specific requirements for the different output formats are handled for your automatically and you can build all outputs from a single project. Automatic publishing makes it quick and simple to deploy the generated output to your web site, ftp server or network location.

Sample Outputs

These sample outputs illustrate how much can be generated by Document! X right out of the box. All of the Document! X Templates are fully customizable and can be easily adapted or extended to meet your specific requirements.

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Document Everything

Document! X doesn't just document Web Services, it supports a wide variety of solution elements. One consistent and comprehensive toolset for all of your technical documentation requirements.

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