If you’re a software developer, then I’d bet you use some kind of automated testing. And if you don’t, you certainly should. But what about “automated documentation?” Do you know what this means? Are you putting this technique to work for you? Most likely you’re not. And if that’s the case, you’ve come to the right place.
We’ll start out by exploring the role documentation plays in the modern software development world, which has, by and large, embraced agile methodologies. The post will show that yes, documentation is important and valuable even today.
Then we’ll proceed to cover automated documentation. We’ll start by examining the growing trend of using automation to improve the software development process itself, showing how automation has become a must for companies struggling to remain competitive. After that, we’ll define automated documentation and talk about the benefits it provides.
Finally, we’ll get to the tools, where we’ll briefly cover three tools that can help you and your team with your automated documentation strategy, sharing some final tips after that.
Let’s get started.