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Simplifying Mathematica Documentation

‌ Simplifying Mathematica Documentation Mathematica's Documentation Center is a big selling point of the software. For many of the core system functions there's a rich documentation page with the basic call signatures, details on how the function works, and many useful examples. This is a powerful resource for people, especially those …

Finding Functions in Mathematica

As someone who has used Mathematica for a long time now, one thing I often forget is how hard it can be to find the best functions for a given task when you're just starting out. Mathematica has a nice Documentation Center , but finding stuff in it often turns into …

Making Documentation with DocGen

Here's a quick example of how we can use some of the stuff I showed in this post to build out full documentation by hand. ‌ Getting DocGen This post will be using my DocGen system which is built into a large package of mine that supports other parts of the …

Making Mathematica Documentation with Mathematica

This post is going to be long on design and relatively short on code. As usual, it's exposition of something I spent a while developing and have cooked into one of my packages . I'm going to talk about how to make and distribute documentation in Mathematica, with specific emphasis on …