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Doctave: A batteries-included documentation site generator

By Niklas Begley | Posted on Oct 9, 2020

Today we are announcing Doctave, a batteries-included documentation site generator. With built-in Mermaid JS diagram support, full-text search, a live-reloading development server, dark mode, and more, building documentation sites has never been easier.

5 components of useful documentation

By Niklas Begley | Posted on Sep 11, 2020

Some companies and software projects become outright famous for their excellent developer documentation - Stripe, Twilio, and Django to name a few. Let’s look at the building blocks that make these and other projects’ documentation so great.

The role of documentation in an agile world

By Niklas Begley | Posted on Sep 7, 2020

The Agile Manifesto values “working software over comprehensive documentation”. This has led to some to believe that documentation has little value in a modern software development workflow - that’s a mistake. Let’s look at what role documentation can play in an agile team.

Confluence Is Where Documentation Goes To Die

By Niklas Begley | Posted on Aug 20, 2020

The majority of companies I’ve worked at have used Confluence. And the one thing you can be sure of is that any documentation you have written there will be hopelessly out of date.

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