We are excited to announce that ApexSQL Doc 2019 has just been published. In the latest version of the SQL database documentation tool, we have added a new feature that will enhance our users’ experience:
- Support for Markdown output format
Let’s start with the introduction of the support for Markdown output format.
In the File format tab under Output options, select the Markdown (.md) as the output file format for documenting:
By clicking the Generate button, the SQL database documentation tool will document the chosen engine in the markdown output format.
Because markdown does not support an interactive table of contents, we’ve simplified the table of contents:
Another thing that’s new is a simple yet very useful navigation path which makes going through the documentation easier:
The documentation is very similar to the documentation generated in Linked HTML output type. The objects that were chosen to be documented:
Documentation also includes the Data models as well as viewing the dependencies graphically:
SQL code blocks of the objects that have them are also documented:
If we are talking about SSIS packages, among objects that are being documented, data flow diagrams and control flow diagrams can be easily found:
- Note: For the best experience, it is recommended to download the Chrome extension for viewing markdown; We recommend Markdown Viewer.
December 20, 2019