Codename: Sandcastle

Enabling managed class library developers throughout the world to easily create accurate, informative documentation with a common look and feel.

Ladies & Gentlemen!

Introducing Sandcastle, Microsoft’s new software to produces accurate, MSDN style, comprehensive documentation by reflecting over the source assemblies and optionally integrating XML Documentation Comments. Sandcastle has the following key features:

  • Works with or without authored comments
  • Supports Generics and .NET Framework 2.0
  • Sandcastle has 2 main components (MrefBuilder and Build Assembler)
  • MrefBuilder generates reflection xml file for Build Assembler
  • Build Assembler includes syntax generation, transformation..etc

Sandcastle is used internally to build .Net Framework documentation

Download it here: Sandcastle – August 2006 Community Technology Preview (CTP)

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