Importance of Documentation

Documentation is the part of the job that developers like the least, yet it is frequently just as important as the code itself.

If you look at the success of any major open-source software, you can usually draw a straight line between that success and the presence of excellent documentation. jQuery owes much of its success to the excellent documentation that surrounds the library, a large amount contributed by a passionate community.

Furthermore, other jQuery users set up their own blogs with tips and tricks, and tutorials abound. That was even before jQuery books started popping up. These days you can do a quick search for anything related to jQuery and find hundreds of examples and tutorials. Continue reading