February 18-20, 2015
Montreal, Canada

Dynamically Generate System and User Documentation

Dynamic documentation is relevant to developers because the information lives where they actually interact with it, and relevant to key stakeholders because it can be presented in a consumable, curated format. This talk will discuss a unified documentation system using Python and open source tools that pull from an issue tracker and wiki to export specification documentation on-demand. Let's eliminate outdated docs that require repeated efforts.

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Todd Waits

Software Engineering Institute

Todd Waits is a project lead at an FFRDC in the US. Todd uses his Masters degree in Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University to provide a unique perspective while improving workflows and processes with innovative technology solutions. He helps law enforcement and government agencies embrace modern technologies. He is concerned with reducing repeated work by leveraging open source tools in a software development shop to generate documentation dynamically.

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