Thoughts on Docs – So what if I have bad documentation?
Of course, docs vary greatly for different teams and products, but every team needs good docs. Here are my thoughts on how bad documentation hurts your product and some ways to create high quality documentation.
Bluemix docs get a facelift
Tired of traditional help systems with navigation on the left and content on the right? Us too. We've been working on an improved design for Bluemix docs with an eye toward removing the traditional help system barriers and providing you with a better learning experience on Bluemix.
Getting Started with Bluemix or “How to bluemix”
Coming from an environment with a focus on operational and feature stability, consistency and high availability, and now working in the era of Cloud Computing, agile development and continuous everything, products— or better —platforms like IBM Bluemix seem like an entirely different world. Truth is that once I found my bearings, once I knew how to navigate within the world of Bluemix, I started feeling at home. Here is what I learned, the first installment of my “how to bluemix”.
When it comes to docs, everyone can contribute in Bluemix
The Bluemix team started open sourcing our documentation by moving it to Markdown source and hosting it in GitHub. Now, anyone can contribute to the docs.
Bluemix Updates: Cinco de Mayo!
It's been a couple months since my last Bluemix Updates blog. But, the team has kept working, and on the eve of Cinco de Mayo I thought it was time to share some great new features and functions that have recently gone live. These include a new and improved pricing page and Labs section in the Bluemix Catalog, overhauled Bluemix docs, including the ability to leave inline feedback, improvements to SSL certificate support for custom domains, ability to communicate with live IBM representatives via text chat and video chat and lots more...