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Role: Documentation
Content type: text/markdown
Description: Documentation
Class: PHP Readme Helper
API documentation generator for README files
Author: By
Last change:
Date: 3 years ago
Size: 3,528 bytes


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Helper to auto-generate the API documentation in your README file.



$readmeGenerator = new \voku\PhpReadmeHelper\GenerateApi();

$readmeText = ($readmeGenerator)->generate(
    __DIR__ . '/../src/voku/PhpReadmeHelper/GenerateApi.php',
    __DIR__ . '/docs/'

file_put_contents(__DIR__ . '/../', $readmeText);


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generate(string $codePath, string $baseDocFilePath, string[]|null $useClasses): string

<a href="#voku-php-readme-class-methods">?</a> This method can generate API documentation with types from php code into your README file.

Parameters: - string $codePath <p>Path to a file or a directory.</p> - string $baseDocFilePath <p>Path to your base file for the README.</p> - array<array-key, string>|null $useClasses <p>If used, you can specify to classes, you will use.</p>

Return: - string <p>Return a string with the generated README.</p>


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  • Thanks to GitHub (Microsoft) for hosting the code and a good infrastructure including Issues-Managment, etc.
  • Thanks to IntelliJ as they make the best IDEs for PHP and they gave me an open source license for PhpStorm!
  • Thanks to Travis CI for being the most awesome, easiest continous integration tool out there!
  • Thanks to StyleCI for the simple but powerfull code style check.
  • Thanks to PHPStan && Psalm for really great Static analysis tools and for discover bugs in the code!