Exploring Documentation

Learn to autogenerate API documentation and how TypeScript helps with this.

Documentation is a crucial aspect of any software project. Deno does a good job of keeping all the APIs well-documented, and TypeScript helps a lot with this. Because the standard library and runtime functions are all written in TypeScript, most of the documentation is automatically generated.

The documentation is available on the documentation page of Deno’s website.

Offline documentation access

If we don’t have internet access and want to access the documentation of a module installed locally, Deno has got us covered.

Many editors allow doing this. However, Deno doesn’t depend on editor features for this because the doc command provides all the essential features we’ll need. Let’s have a look at the documentation for the standard library’s HTTP module:

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