noweb – A simple extensible literate programming tool
Noweb is designed to meet the needs of literate programmers while remaining as simple as possible. Its primary advantages are simplicity, extensibility, and language-independence. Noweb uses 5 control sequences to WEB’s 27. The noweb manual is only 4 and a bit pages; an additional page explains how to customize its LaTeX output. Noweb works “out of the box” with any programming language, and supports TeX, LaTeX, and HTML back ends. A back end to support full hypertext or indexing takes about 250 lines; a simpler one can be written in 40 lines of awk. Noweb does not prettyprint natively, but supports prettyprinting through such third-party filters as pretzel and dpp.
|Licenses||Simplified BSD License|
Free license not otherwise listed
|Copyright||1989–2018 Norman Ramsey|
Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (1.1M).
Maybe you are interested in the following packages as well.
- aweb: Web system for programs written in Ada
- knit: Tangle and weave with multiple change files
- schemeweb: Simple support for literate programming in Lisp
- wordweb: Literate programming using Microsoft Word