5
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4answers
112 views

Keeping documentation / manuals up-to-date in a rapidly changing project

Background I work on a relatively large project (~570 KLOC) in a relatively small team (formerly 5 developers, now 2). Large amounts of code can appear and then vanish in months; for example, a few ...
3
votes
2answers
141 views

Wiki/markup in enterprise as documentation [closed]

Why it is less common to use wiki/markup in enterprise as documentation? They use Word document instead. Wiki/markup are in text format, which is version control friendly.
10
votes
7answers
804 views

Where to put code documentation?

I am currently using two systems to write code documentation (am using C++): Documentation about methods and class members are added next to the code, using the Doxygen format. On a server Doxygen ...
6
votes
8answers
489 views

How to manage your functional documentation?

Our functional / business documentation is spread across Word files on our corporate Intranet. It's difficult to find and update information. There has to be a better way. Any ideas? We had ...
6
votes
5answers
419 views

Whats sort of platform should I host documentation on? [closed]

We have a web-based software product that has a growing user-base of around 200+ people. I won't go into details on our current workflow, but it involves word documents and converting to HTML and I ...
4
votes
3answers
907 views

What wiki/document system do you recommend for knowledge-management? [on hold]

I'm founder of a web-site called Now.in. I wrote all programs by my-self at first. And we are going to run a start-up company. More people will soon get involved. Some know-how/overviews only exist in ...
10
votes
7answers
3k views

Are wikis really appropriate to store documents for software development?

Everybody knows that well-documented software development leads to success. However, it usually means that not only plain text but also binary content will be involved in the document, such as a UML ...
6
votes
10answers
3k views

As a programmer, what would you use a personal Wiki for? [closed]

Do any programmers out there keep a personal wiki? Either locally or online. What do you use your wiki for? or what might you use one for? I was thinking of starting a personal wiki as a place to ...
8
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3answers
473 views

using a wiki for requirements

I'm looking into ways of improving requirements management. Currently, we have a Word document published on a Web site. Unfortunately, we cannot (to my knowledge) look at changes from one revision ...