Documentation Documentation feed

Good documentation—including installation guides, user guides, white papers, FAQs, and more—provides users a roadmap to using software and hardware. Our articles focus on giving open source project creators ways to improve the quality and usefulness of their documentation.

Computer keyboard typing

In this Disney short, Goofy is the definition of a "basic user" who fails at the task due to poor...
The most important conversation about open source

Healthy interaction between the open source development and user community should be a high...
Rocking the docs: Improving Mycroft's documentation

Here's how one team integrated WordPress and GitHub to satisfy the documentation needs of Mycroft...
How to create mobile-friendly documentation

Help users find the information they need quickly and easily on a smartphone or tablet.
7 rules for avoiding documentation pitfalls

We look at best practices for making sure your technical writing is clear enough for international...
Create better content with a kanban board

Card sorting with a kanban board sets up your content to give users the information they're looking...
Why pair writing helps improve documentation

You may have heard of pair programming, but what about pair writing? Here's how a partner can help...
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Poor documentation heads the list of Linux user woes to date. Here a few other common problem areas.