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283: Devhints - TL;DR for Developer Documentation

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Rico Sta. Cruz joined us to talk about his project Devhints (cheatsheets for developers). There are more than 365 cheatsheets you can contribute to and it’s open source. We talked about the design, technical implementation, community, alternate interfaces like the command line. We also talked about RSJS, RSCSS, and Docpress.


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“You have to sell what it is you’re building in your documentation. It’s not just describing what it is and how to use it. It’s about telling interesting stories.” - Rico Sta. Cruz

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