Introduction to Mallard



You will need the following tools to write effectively in Mallard and integrate the results into your software:


The following skills will help you write documentation in Mallard. You do not need to be an expert at any of these, but you should have basic understanding of these concepts.

  • Familiarity with markup languages, such as HTML and XML. The organization and presentation of HTML content is determined by tags around the text, such as using <p> to identify a paragraph of text. You should know and understand the terms element, tag, and attribute.
  • Knowledge of basic command line operation. You should understand what the command line is and be willing to enter commands in it.