Whether it’s with a co-worker or someone I meet at a meetup, I tend to discuss one of three topics: Open Source, Community, or Documentation. When we talk docs, we end up talking Developer Relations / Advocacy, and content generation. Time and time again I’ve been asked the same question:
“How do I know if X should be a blog post or a Pull Request (PR) to documentation?”
It’s not a simple question because it can depend on your company’s/project’s culture and the audience you have.
That being said, I’ve answered this long enough times that I’ve put together questions you can ask yourself to determine where content can live.continue reading →