markdown guide
 

What's the official industry term for "random incoherent lines all over a notebook?"

 

R.I.L.A.O.N now you're using a modeling language, I guess it has a lot of good features like infinity freedom, just one downside : no one will understand it but you.

 
 

"Boxes and arrows", often incorrectly referred to as flowcharts

 
 

We don't

We write documentation using Guru and our API is documented in Apiary. We could say our model is described in Apiary. We use Guru to share small pieces of documentation with the team. We think that works better than writing long articles in a wiki or similar.

 

Same as Ben but I use Markdown files because my calligraphy is not even readable by me 😂

 

Scrawly notebook doodles showing flows of data and dependency. If I need other people to be able to understand them, I use draw.io or a similar tool to produce legible versions. I'm not working on anything so massive as to require formal specification with UML and the like.

 

Lately I ve been using the c4model.com/
I m in a team with an architect that prepare the highest abstraction layer and then we go almost until the code layer with her to map the whole project and interactions

 

I like drawing diagrams in Omnigraffle! Lots of freedom, and nice to show to technical and non-technical folks alike. For enduring documentation, we use Jira/Confluence.

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