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At the top of the file there should be a short introduction and/ or overview that explains what the project is. This description should match descriptions added for package managers (Gemspec, package.json, etc.)

Code Example

Show what the library does as concisely as possible, developers should be able to figure out how your project solves their problem by looking at the code example. Make sure the API you are showing off is obvious, and that your code is short and concise.


A short description of the motivation behind the creation and maintenance of the project. This should explain why the project exists.


Provide code examples and explanations of how to get the project.

API Reference

Depending on the size of the project, if it is small and simple enough the reference docs can be added to the README. For medium size to larger projects it is important to at least provide a link to where the API reference docs live.


Describe and show how to run the tests with code examples.


Let people know how they can dive into the project, include important links to things like issue trackers, irc, twitter accounts if applicable.


A short snippet describing the license (MIT, Apache, etc.)


Thank you :)


Thanks !


Thank you! (...If I remember, you will not receive a notification for this)


Thank you!


Thanks very much for a great template!


Great template, thank you very much!


Nice ! Thanks :-D


Would be nice to have some more basic markdown in it.


Thanks a lot!


This is helpful. Thank you


This is an excellent guide. Thank you.


great! thanks!


Awesome, thanks!


This is great. Thank you!


Nice template, thanks!


Thanks! Nice template! <3


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Nice job!


Really nice.


Thanks very much.




Thanks, exactly what I was looking for!


Thank you!


How should i add a screenshot of my code , so that it gives an example how my code works ?




Thank you!


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Thank's for template man! But, if I to want write a code, what I do?




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You have you write ``` at the start and end of that code and that'll do.




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