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Inline documentation provides a good resource for coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. developers in future development, and other developers when learning about WordPress. It also provides the information necessary to populate the WordPress developer code reference.

I don’t need to document my code. I wrote all of it – know it like the back of my hand.

“I would argue that, separately, documentation is also for you, the developer. I’ve found quite often that my inline documentation can be a very effective breadcrumb trail when establishing one’s own intent, particularly with regard to complex function arguments and usage. And it’s also helpful to return to a function two years later and find a paragraph in the inline documentation that describes, in meticulous fashion, something that I otherwise would have had to rediscover all over again.” – Nacin

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