Documentation

Im looking to improve my mostly non-existent documentation when writing PHP. Ive purchased some books to refresh my knowledge on UML (which I havnt used since my college days and STD (State Transition Diagrams) seem to have been retired, as there is no mention of them anymore).

Does anyone have any decent documentation tutorials/books etc they could point me in to get going?

I know I could do a quick google search, and some smart alac Im sure will suggest it, but Im after recommendations of good books/tutorials.

Thanks in advance
tonelm54Asked:
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
Not a book or a tutorial, but have you tried phpDocumentor?
DocBlocks are pretty much standard, AFAIK.

HTH,
Dan
Ray PaseurCommented:
What Dan said.  Documentation after the fact almost never occurs, and some shops I've worked in require a code review of the DocBlocks before you write the code.  Additionally, unit testing tools rely on information in DocBlocks.  And if you've done them right, there are programs that will scan your code and create documentation manuals from the DocBlocks.  The Wiki explains it all:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PHPDoc

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