January 12

What’s New and Next in Engineering Documentation

Brittney Ball, Documentation Engineer, Meta

Brittney Ball proves that your past doesn’t define your future. Six years ago, she was a single mom living in a shelter. Now, the self-taught developer is a Documentation Engineer at Meta (formerly Facebook), as well as a keynote speaker and mentor.

In this episode of Decoded, host Sydney Lai learns from Brittney what inspired her to teach herself to code and how her career path took her to Meta. They also discuss what makes up a great documentation team and the importance of an inclusive learning environment in the developer community.

Other talking points include:

  • The role of documentation in educating developers and helping them continue on their learning journey
  • The differences and similarities between internal and external documentation
  • The growing prominence of self-taught developers and how the community can better cater to them

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