Friday, May 20, 2011

Generate Microsoft standard documents (CHM or HxS) for .NET application

Generate Microsoft standard documents (CHM or HxS) for .NET application
While developing any application developers used to write XML comment on the methods and classes, Using these comments we can easily generate document for .NET application but that will give you XML file, but let say you want to generate CHM or HxS build then Microsoft provide good tool for this Sandcastle This is free tool available in Microsoft site.
Sandcastle produces accurate, MSDN style, comprehensive documentation by reflecting over the source assemblies and optionally integrating XML Documentation Comments. Sandcastle has the following key features:
·         Works with or without authored comments
·         Supports Generics and .NET Framework 2.0
·         Sandcastle has 2 main components (MrefBuilder and Build Assembler)
·         MrefBuilder generates reflection xml file for Build Assembler
·         Build Assembler includes syntax generation, transformation..etc
·         Sandcastle is used internally to build .Net Framework documentation
System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems:
Windows Server 2003; Windows Vista; Windows XP Service Pack 2, Window 7
Required Software:

No comments: