Volunteer github guru for documentation submissions?

Devin Asay devin_asay at byu.edu
Wed Apr 6 11:10:27 EDT 2016


> On Apr 6, 2016, at 12:38 AM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
> 
> On 4/5/2016 10:26 AM, Mark Wieder wrote:
>> But I do want to say that there's fascinating reading in
>> https://github.com/livecode/livecode/pull/3518#issuecomment-205199749
> 
> It's only fascinating if you understand all the jargon. I read it and came away with nothing but frustration. I have only the vaguest idea what half those terms mean and the screen shots are confusing.
> 
> Where's this "guide" they talk about? And there's some kind of viewer? Where? Where are Ali's instructions for using the web interface? It took me forever just to find where the actual documentation files live. (Why are the doc files in the *engine* category? Wouldn't one logically look in the IDE category?)
> 
> Pointers to instructions should be located prominently somewhere, ideally on the entry page. Github is a maze at best, novices shouldn't have to hunt for elusive instructions. I'm pretty sure someone here will give me a link, but that isn't going to help the next person.

Ditto. Github for Dummies workshop at the LiveCode Dev Conference, anyone?

Devin


Devin Asay
Office of Digital Humanities
Brigham Young University





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