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The 7 Deadly Sins of Documentation

10.29.2017 at LISA

San Francisco

Chastity Blackwell (Yelp)

Documentation, or the lack of it, is often one of the biggest issues with working in tech. In most places, code has supremacy, and documentation ends up being an afterthought. Unfortunately, even in places where documentation is actually written, it’s often done quickly or poorly in the first place, not maintained, or not organized in a way that makes it easy to use. This talk will discuss the biggest problems surrounding creating, maintaining, and providing utility with documentation, and how to solve them.