jsdoc (with docdash template)

JSDoc is an API documentation generator for JavaScript, similar to JavaDoc or PHPDoc. You add documentation comments directly to your source code, right along side the code itself. The JSDoc Tool will scan your source code, and generate a complete HTML documentation website for you.

gulp, PyCharm


Step 1. Install gulp-jsdoc

npm install --save-dev gulp gulp-jsdoc docdash

Step 2. Create documentation task

Create documentation task in gulpfile.js file

var template = {
  "path": "./node_modules/docdash"

gulp.task('docs', function(){
  return gulp.src("./src/*.js")
    .pipe(jsdoc('./docs', template));

Step 3. Refresh Gulp tasks

In pycharm, click to refresh button in gulp window.

Step 4. Add comment to your code

Add comment to your code, You can see an example: should.js

 * Simple utility function for a bit more easier should assertion
 * extension
 * @param {Function} f So called plugin function. It should accept
 * 2 arguments: `should` function and `Assertion` constructor
 * @memberOf should
 * @returns {Function} Returns `should` function
 * @static
 * @example
 * should.use(function(should, Assertion) {
 *   Assertion.add('asset', function() {
 *      this.params = { operator: 'to be asset' };
 *  })
 * })
should.use = function(f) {
  f(should, should.Assertion);
  return this;

Types: boolean, string, number, Array (see more)

Step 5. Run docs task

In pycharm, click to docs task in gulp window.