Does the term “XML comments” confuse you? Well, rest assured. You’re not alone. “Does that refer to comments inside an XML file?” you might wonder. Or maybe you have this vague notion that it has something to do with some kind of documentation for programming source code. Both assumptions are kind of right. But you’re still reading this post, which means that “kind of” isn’t going cut for you, right?
So this post is all about XML comments. You’re going to learn what this term actually means, what XML comments are (and aren’t) good for, and learn a thing or two about software documentation. If you’re ready, then let’s get started!