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Open Source Technical Documentation Essentials (LFC111)

Get started with creating and executing a documentation plan for your open source, developer-oriented project.

Who Is It For

This course is designed for open source developers, project managers, and engineers, catering to different writing skills. Also beneficial for tech writers with basic programming knowledge.
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What You’ll Learn

Learn the importance of dedicating resources to documentation for open source, cloud-native products. Discover how to identify your audience, evaluate existing content, balance conceptual and detailed information, define effective API docs, and prepare for a quality content production.
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What It Prepares You For

By the end of this course, you will be able to plan, create, evaluate, enhance, and seamlessly integrate high-quality documentation into open source projects.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. Course Introduction
Chapter 2. Creating Effective API Documentation
Chapter 3. Contents of an API Documentation Suite
Chapter 4. Supporting the Documentation Effort

Students should have prior knowledge of software engineering concepts and development environments. Additionally, a basic understanding of APIs, their users, and their applications is recommended.