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Documenting and Formalizing Software Systems


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D2 Tour | D2 Documentation
D2 is a diagram scripting language that turns text to diagrams. It stands for
The Diátaxis framework solves the problem of structure in technical documentation, making it easier to create, maintain and use.
GitHub Open source
How Stripe builds interactive docs with Markdoc
Markdoc delivers a good user experience without compromising the authoring experience. It enables writers to express interactivity and simple page logic without mixing code and content.
Writing Style Guide - Camunda
The following document outlines Camunda’s writing techniques and practices to ensure uniform styling across Camunda documentation and to yield a more cohesive and organized user experience alongside a fast-growing staff.
How to Write Better with The Why, What, How Framework
Three documents I write (one-pager, design doc, after-action review) and how I structure them.
docToolchain is a collection of scripts that makes it easy to create and maintain powerful technical documentation. Built on best-of-breed open source technologies, we deliver the best docs toolchain so you don’t have to.
Terrastruct | A diagramming tool crafted to visualize software architecture
Terrastruct is a diagramming tool uniquely crafted for software architecture
Material for MkDocs
Write your documentation in Markdown and create a professional static site in minutes – searchable, customizable, for all devices
7 tools for visualizing a codebase
Need to write a README file, but not sure what to say? If this is a frustration that bothers you frequently, you might consider beefing your document up with a diagram. After all, a picture is worth…
Who said writing documentation is boring? | by BP Editors | Apr, 2022 | Better Programming
Documentation is often considered the boring, time-consuming, and difficult aspect of our work. But it’s important! In this daily digest, we’ll go through some guides, tools, and techniques to make…
A hundred things I learned writing my first technical book “Data-Oriented Programming” | Yehonathan Sharvit
A hundred things I learned writing my first technical book “Data-Oriented Programming”
Communicating Software - A lightweight approach for effective software communication
A lightweight approach for effective software communication
Distributed State Management for Serverless - Cloudstate
Reference implementation for Serverless 2.0; Distributed State Management for Serverless
ReLaXed creates PDF documents interactively using HTML or Pug (a shorthand for HTML)
GitHub Open source
Cloudockit – Generate your cloud documentation
Automatically Generate Architecture Diagrams and Technical Documentation of Your Cloud Environments
Generate interactive API documentation from OpenAPI
Generate interactive API documentation from OpenAPI definitions
GitHub Open source
Bootiful Asciidoctor
Bootiful Asciidoctor is a sample project by Josh Long which provides a Continuous Delivery pipeline for an asciidoctor-based documentation
pandoc is a universal document converter
GitHub Open source
IcePanel | Easily communicate complex systems
Structured system designs, built to increase your teams understanding and trust in your docs. Based upon the C4 model.
Isoflow | Network diagrams
Create beautiful cloud diagrams in minutes