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Why you should automate your documentation

What is the difference between great web service and ordinary one? In fact, there are a lot of distinctions, but one of the most significant is, of course, documentation.

This is the first thing the users see when start using your web service, and, possibly, they will never go deeper to your source code and never see how cool it is. In this case the first impression is really valuable.

I think, you’ll agree with me, that poor documentation leaves dramatically poor impression, and decrease the pleasure of using any service. It also can erase all of the greatest advantages of your service.

It is pretty straightforward, but at…