If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that code documentation is a topic we tend to cover with a certain frequency. Another common topic is concepts related to the C# language. In today’s post, we make these two common subjects converge, by presenting a guide on C# documentation.
We’ll show you a step-by-step guide that will walk you through the necessary steps you need to take to create documentation for your C# code. You’ll start by adding documentation to your code using special XML comments and end by seeing how to generate rich documentation created from these comments. You’ll learn about the importance of code documentation, see how Visual Studio can turn the documentation you create into useful help messages, and get to know some tools that can help you in this work. Let’s get started!