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Generate documentation for your API

Having documentation on your API is highly beneficial.  If it is well written you’re likely going to receive less questions by consumers of your API about how it works.

Aglio is a nice tool that I’ve been using to generate API documentation. In goes the Markdown, out comes the beautiful documentation.

Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and Laravel on this blog. When not coding he’s probably rehearsing with his kraut rock band.