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Writing READMEs

via Udacity


In this course, you’ll learn what documentation is and why it’s an important part of the development process. You'll learn how to build a well-structured README that you’ll be able to incorporate into your projects moving forward. By the end of this course, you will have written your very own README file using Markdown.


  • Writing READMEs
    • Learn what documentation is and who it's for.,Learn what parts make up a great README file.,Use Markdown to write a README file quickly and easily.

Taught by

Walter Latimer


2.5 rating, based on 2 Class Central reviews

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  • Panashe M Fundira
    This is a very basic overview of READMEs, why their useful, and how to write markdown. If you've used Github a lot, there likely won't be a whole lot of new material here. It is a good reminder of the importance of documentation though!

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