Autorun is an extension for Sphinx_ that can execute the code from a runblock directive and attach the output of the execution to the document.
.. runblock:: pycon >>> for i in range(5): ... print i
>>> for i in range(5): ... print i 1 2 3 4 5
.. runblock:: console $ date
$ date Thu 4 Mar 2010 22:56:49 EST
Currently autorun supports pycon and console languages. It's also possible to configure autorun (from conf.py) to run other languages.
Installing from sources:
$ hg clone http://bitbucket.org/birkenfeld/sphinx-contrib/ $ cd sphinx-contrib/autorun $ python setup.py install
To enable autorun add 'sphinxcontrib.autorun' to the extension list in conf.py:
The documentation is in the doc/ folder.