Documentation Guidline#

BALSAMIC uses Sphinx to build the documentation, see the official documentation of Sphinx:

Following steps explains how to build documents locally.

Create a conda environment:

conda create -n balsamic_doc -c bioconda -c conda-forge python=3.11 pip pygraphviz wkhtmltopdf
conda activate balsamic_doc

Install Sphinx and extensions:

cd /path/to/BALSAMIC
python -m pip install --upgrade --upgrade-strategy eager --no-cache-dir .
cd docs
pip install -r requirements.txt -r ../requirements-dev.txt

Build docs:

sphinx-build -T -E -b html -d _build/doctrees-readthedocs -D language=en . _build/html

View docs (open or similar command from your OS):

open _build/html/index.html