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Having good documentation in open source projects is a critical feature, a dealbreaker in most cases for others use, adopt and adapt any given project. As a result, it is important to provide ample resources in this area for digital public goods to build great documentation for their projects.

OpenAPI Specification – OpenAPI Initiative (OAI)

The OpenAPI Initiative (OAI) was created by a consortium of forward-looking industry experts who recognize the immense value of standardizing on how APIs are described. As an open governance structure under the Linux Foundation, the OAI is focused on creating, evolving and promoting a vendor neutral description format.

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Unicef O.S Inventory

A collection of good examples of Open Source documentation projects. The projects and examples listed here are not endorsements. It is a collection of good examples to inspire your own Open Source documentation!

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Top Open-Source Static Documentation Generators

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The Good Docs Project

Best practice templates and writing instructions for documenting open source software.

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