When it comes to explaining a process, I always like to refer to a diagram. You know the adage, " one picture is worth a thousand words “.
Legacy tools At my previous clients, we were used to diagramming with software like Microsoft Visio, Modelio, etc. They are great tools, easy to use. Need a box? Just drag and drop it from the toolbox panel.
However, when several people were working on the same project and had to modify the same diagrams, it became cumbersome:
I am used to writing documentation in Markdown. However, I’ve always been frustrated when it was about using images or screenshots to illustrate what I was documenting.
Indeed, we have to generate the image, copy it into the documentation folder and then, reference the path to it into the markdown file: a quite heavy task, especially when we want to use a lot of images.
So I looked into the Visual Studio Code marketplace and found the Paste Image extension.
As a developer, installing new applications or tools can be a recurrent, fastidious and time consuming task.
Some operating systems are shipped with a package manager to make this task easier.
When it is not delivered with the OS, developers usually developed their own.
In this article I will present you one package manager for:
Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. Linux If you ever used Linux, you probably know how easy it is to install softwares on this operating system.