Tools

 

Static site generators/API frameworks

readme.io, GitDoc, Swagger, Open API, Open API Initiative (OAI), Jekyll, API Blueprint, Mashery, Apigee, GraphQL, RAML, YAML, Sculpin, Docpad, Middleman, Wintersmith, Octopress (others at https://www.staticgen.com/)

 

Authoring tools (for unstructured content)

Adobe FrameMaker, MadCap Flare, Microsoft Word, HTML, TeX, LaTeX, LyX, vi, emacs, sed, Apple Pages, Google Docs, nroff/troff/groff, Adobe InDesign, QuarkXpress, NotePad++, Atom, Sublime Text

 

Wiki-like authoring tools

PBwiki, MediaWiki, TWiki, Foswiki, Markdown, reStructuredText/reST, MindTouch, Atlassian Confluence

 

Help Authoring Tools (HATs)

RoboHelp, Doc2Help, Veredus, HDK, JavaHelp, ForeHelp, Help Workshop, HelpNDoc, Help Magician, Help and Manual, SuiteHelp

 

Documentation generators/Embedded doc tools:

Doxygen, Javadoc, Doxys, JSDoc, YUIDocSphinx, Dexy, ReadTheDocs, TwinText, Doc++, Doc-O-Matic, NDoc, Document!X, Sandcastle, ROBODoc

 

XML Authoring (structured content)

oXygen XML Author, InfoPath, XMLSpy, Blaze, XMetaL Author, Codex, XMAX, Arbortext Editor, Arbortext Epic, xOpus, SDL Live Content Create, SDL Xopus, Author-it, DITA Storm, Serna XML Editor, XMLmind, DITA FMx, Content Mapper, XML, XSL, XSL-FO

 

eLearning/Screencast tools:

Adobe Captivate, Articulate Engage, Articulate Storyline, Raptivity, Lectora, Trivantis, Flashform, Articulate Presenter, Adobe Presenter, Articulate Storyline, Toolbook, Authorware, Assima STT Trainer, TechSmith Jing, Camtasia, CamStudio, Mimic, ScreenToaster, ScreenFlow

 

Graphics:

CorelDRAW, Corel Paint Shop Pro, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, GIMP, Scribus, Inkscape, Gliffy

 

Revision Control:

Git/GitHub, P4/Perforce, CVS/PCVS, SCCS, SVS/Subversion, SVN, BitKeeper, Mercurial, Bitbucket

 

Content Management:

TeamSite, SharePoint, Git, LiveLink, Documentum, Joomla, Drupal, Autonomy Collaborative Classifier, ACC, Interwoven, Componize, Sibersafe, easyDiTA, BaseX, eXist-db, SDL Trisoft, LiveContent Architect, Alfresco

 

Technologies:

Video, Networking, SaaS/cloud/virtualization, Containerization, security, EDA, storage, finance, analytics, big data, relational databases, object databases, NoSQL databases, REST APIs, SOA APIs, Java APIs, C++ APIs, JavaScript APIs, Android APIs, iOS APIs

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