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Discussion on: What Makes A Great Tutorial?

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Emma Goto 🍙

My favourite kind of tutorials are the end to end ones where the author had a specific goal or task in mind (e.g. building something), and they documented their entire journey to completing it. When people are writing about something new that they're learning, they tend to make less assumptions about your level of knowledge which makes things a lot easier to understand.

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Marc Nevin Author

They are pretty good, I gravitate towards them myself, actually used a "ShowDev" post here yesterday for some guidance on packaging a similar app!

Interesting point about the assumptions that they make about readers knowledge, never thought it about it that way before, definitely going to consider that next time I write a tutorial style post!