Writing user-facing documentation for your Python package#

This section walks you through best practices for with writing documentation for your Python package.

We talk about the elements that you should consider adding to your documentation, the different types of users who might read your documentation and how to create tutorials for your package.

Here we also cover sphinx extensions that you can user to make documentation easier such as:

  • autodoc to automagically populate documentation for your code’s functions, classes, methods and attributes (API documentation) and

  • sphinx gallery for tutorials.