Intro to Release Communication
Release Communication is an essential part of software development that informs users of new features, fixes, and changes.
- The Life-Changing Magic of Writing Release Notes
Noah covers the reasons to write release notes and tips for how to write them.
Types of Release Notes
There are different types of release notes, including feature-based, bug-fix, and maintenance releases, each with its own purpose and audience.
- GitLab's Release Post Process & Template
This is the internal process description for how GitLab notifies their customers of product improvements on a monthly schedule. It includes the format, how to prioritize what to write about, and how PMs and PMMs collaborate to produce the post.
How to Write Release Notes
Writing effective release notes involves understanding the audience, being concise and clear, highlighting key changes, and providing context and links to additional resources. It is also important to use a consistent format and tone across releases.