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.

Files in a folder

Learn more about documentation at scale in this interview with Tom Caswell, Matplotlib lead developer.
Remote people connected on clouds

Technical considerations are not the best way to judge a good translation platform.
Writing in a notebook

Solve your future problems faster by logging the most useful things you've already learned.
Scissors cutting open access to files

In Ansible, the documentation is the playbook, so the documentation naturally evolves alongside the code
Hands programming

Create documentation the way that works best for you.
Computer keyboard typing

In this Disney short, Goofy is the definition of a "basic user" who fails at the task due to poor documentation.
Conversations happening between cubicles

Healthy interaction between the open source development and user community should be a high priority.
open source button on keyboard

Here's how one team integrated WordPress and GitHub to satisfy the documentation needs of Mycroft developers and end users.