CurryDoc: A Documentation Tool for Declarative Programs

by Michael Hanus

Proc. of the 11th International Workshop on Functional and (Constraint) Logic Programming (WFLP 2002), Research Report UDMI/18/2002/RR, Università degli Studi di Udine, pp. 225-228, 2002

In this system demonstration we present CurryDoc, a tool for the automatic generation of documentation manuals in HTML format from programs written in the declarative multi-paradigm language Curry. The documentation is generated by combining comments in the source program with information extracted from the program. It extends other tools with a similar goal (e.g., javadoc, lpdoc) by the inclusion of information in the generated documents which has been computed by analyzing the structure and approximating the run-time behavior of the program. CurryDoc is completely implemented in Curry and is used to generate the documentation of the libraries included in PAKCS, a freely available implementation of Curry.

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