Writing READMEs

Online Course

Writing READMEs

What is the course about?

Writing READMEs
The course Writing READMEs is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Beginner. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

In this course, you’ll learn what documentation is and why it’s an important part of the development process. You’ll learn how to build a well-structured README that you’ll be able to incorporate into your projects moving forward. By the end of this course, you will have written your very own README file using Markdown.

Course description
  • Writing READMEs
  • 3 days
  • Because Code is for Humans, Too
  • Writing READMEs
  • Learn what documentation is and who it’s for.
  • Learn what parts make up a great README file.
  • Use Markdown to write a README file quickly and easily.
  • This course is for anybody who writes code or works with others who do. The only prerequisites are:
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • If you’ve ever written code or needed to examine somebody else’s code, you know how challenging it can be to try to make sense of a new codebase without any context.
  • This course will show you how to make your code more approachable to the humans who will ultimately need to make meaning of your code.

Prerequisites & Facts

Writing READMEs

Course Topic

Front End Web Developer

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Writing READMEs

To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Front End Web Developer