Simple visual design, applied to plain text release notes
Writing release notes is a contentious issue. There are some companies who simply don’t bother (often with good reason) and some companies who put their heart and soul into creating something truly engaging.
By applying a simple structure and some basic formatting, you can dramatically improve the appearance, readability and experience of your release notes using nothing more than the plain text characters at your disposal.
This article covers a few key areas, finally defining “the perfectly formatted release note,” which you can jump to – right at the end.