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Gitbook vs Read the Docs: What are the differences?

Gitbook: Document Everything! For you, your users and your team. It is a modern documentation platform where teams can document everything from products, to APIs and internal knowledge-bases. It is a place to think and track ideas for you & your team; Read the Docs: Create, host, and browse documentation. Read the Docs hosts documentation, making it fully searchable and easy to find. You can import your docs using any major version control system, including Mercurial, Git, Subversion, and Bazaar. We support webhooks so your docs get built when you commit code. There's also support for versioning so you can build docs from tags and branches of your code in your repository.

Gitbook and Read the Docs can be categorized as "Documentation as a Service &" tools.

Read the Docs is an open source tool with 5.25K GitHub stars and 2.87K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Read the Docs's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Gitbook has a broader approval, being mentioned in 15 company stacks & 4 developers stacks; compared to Read the Docs, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of Gitbook
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    GitHub integration
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    Free for public repos
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Cons of Gitbook
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    No longer Git or Open
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    Just sync with GitHub
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    What is Gitbook?

    It is a modern documentation platform where teams can document everything from products, to APIs and internal knowledge-bases. It is a place to think and track ideas for you & your team.

    What is Read the Docs?

    It hosts documentation, making it fully searchable and easy to find. You can import your docs using any major version control system, including Mercurial, Git, Subversion, and Bazaar.

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      What are some alternatives to Gitbook and Read the Docs?
      Sphinx
      It lets you either batch index and search data stored in an SQL database, NoSQL storage, or just files quickly and easily — or index and search data on the fly, working with it pretty much as with a database server.
      Confluence
      Capture the knowledge that's too often lost in email inboxes and shared network drives in Confluence instead – where it's easy to find, use, and update.
      Jekyll
      Think of Jekyll as a file-based CMS, without all the complexity. Jekyll takes your content, renders Markdown and Liquid templates, and spits out a complete, static website ready to be served by Apache, Nginx or another web server. Jekyll is the engine behind GitHub Pages, which you can use to host sites right from your GitHub repositories.
      Google Docs
      It is a word processor included as part of a free, web-based software office suite offered by Google. It brings your documents to life with smart editing and styling tools to help you easily format text and paragraphs.
      GitHub Pages
      Public webpages hosted directly from your GitHub repository. Just edit, push, and your changes are live.
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