INCF project

This page contains the details of a technical writing project accepted for Season of Docs.

Project summary

Open source organization:
INCF (International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility)
Technical writer:
Casper.dcl
Project name:
OpenWorm
Project length:
Standard length (3 months)

Project description

  • Improve, refine, and amend up to 8-years-out-of-date documentation
  • Create a new version of http://docs.openworm.org, including:
    • Wiki
    • Refocus around OpenWorm simulation stack (based on existing initial documentation), which has changed and been unified over the years
    • Refocus around helping new volunteers run and improve existing code
    • Write specs for casual contributions
    • Reference special topics
    • Papers in an OpenWorm special issue journal
    • Educational materials such as OpenWorm badges
    • Help refine a Mathematical overview of OpenWorm reference document
    • Curate an inventory of projects and docs that align with current org goals
    • Reorganise all project docs
    • Tightly integrating/merging DevoWorm, NeuroML, Geppetto, and other assorted docs into one location
  • Website redesign around finding key information
    • People, how to get to Slack, GitHub, Docker, Blender models, etc.
  • Help with the educational curriculum
  • Docker containers and Jupyter notebooks