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What is it?

Xsldoc is a tool, written in Java, that parses the declarations and documentation comments in a set of XSLT source files and produces a set of HTML pages describing the stylesheets, templates, and global variables.

The output is very similar to Javasoft’s Javadoc tool for those who are familiar with this Java tool.


Xsldoc is written in Java. In order to use Xsldoc you must have JDK or JRE version 1.2 or greater installed on your computer.

The download includes a Java Archive (jar) that must be added to your CLASSPATH environment variable. Once added you can run Xsldoc on a set of XSLT source files to produce HTML documentation.

Xsldoc has been taken in by some fine folks at Sometime soon Xsldoc will be available from Apache and will be more actively maintained and improved. Stay tuned for more updates.