Javadoc is an extensible documentation generation system which reads specially formatted comments in Java source code and generates compiled documentation. It is typically used to produce API documentation in the form of HTML web pages.
Java has changed significantly since 1995. Back then it was new and different and weird and cool. But from today’s perspective, it’s amazing how old-fashioned things looked: not only code and APIs, but everything. In Java 1.0, there were only eight public API packages. The main data structures were Vector and Hashtable (with a small […]