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Programming language: Vue
License: MIT License
Tags: Document Management    
Latest version: v0.0.13

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README

[docat](doc/assets/docat-teaser.png)

Host your docs. Simple. Versioned. Fancy.

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Getting started

The simplest way is to build and run the docker container, you can optionally use volumes to save state:

# run container in background and persist data (docs, nginx configs)
# use 'randombenj/docat:unstable' to get the latest changes
docker run \
  --detach \
  --volume /path/to/doc:/var/docat/doc/ \
  --volume /path/to/locations:/etc/nginx/locations.d/ \
  --volume /path/to/db.json:/app/docat/db.json
  --publish 8000:80 \
  randombenj/docat

Go to localhost:8000 to view your docat instance:

[docat screenshot](doc/assets/docat-screenshot.png)

If you want to run the application different than in a docker container, look at the [backend](docat/README.md) and [web](web/README.md) docs.

Push documentation to docat

If you have static html documentation or use something like mkdocs, sphinx, ... to generate your documentation, you can push it to docat:

# create a zip of your docs
zip -r docs.zip /path/to/your-docs
# upload them to the docat server (replace PROJECT/VERSION with your projectname and the version of the docs)
curl -X POST -F "[email protected]" http://localhost:8000/api/PROJECT/VERSION

When you have multiple versions you may want to tag some version as latest:

# tag the version VERSION of project PROJECT as latest
curl -X PUT http://localhost:8000/api/PROJECT/VERSION/tags/latest

Advanced config.json

It is possible to configure some things after the fact.

  1. Create a config.json file
  2. Mount it inside your docker container --volume /path/to/config.json:/var/www/html/config.json

Supported config options:

  • headerHTML