Date Added: November 16, 2018

Revision: 1.2.0

Documentation Development Guide


Level One

  • Developer Resources

Level Two

  • OpenPOWER Documents

Level Three

  • Work Group Notes
  • Hardware Focus
  • Software Focus



The OpenPOWER Foundation documentation template provides a framework for OpenPOWER public and private documentation. The goal of this document is to promote community contributions to OpenPOWER documentation and to enable new contributions within a common look and feel.


The major sections of this document addresses the following topics:

  • Getting started
  • Creating a new document
  • Modifying an existing document
  • Debugging build failures
  • Publishing OpenPOWER Documents
  • Understanding the project structure
  • Policies and conventions
  • Frequently asked questions
  • Common git commands
  • Finding more information