Writing a Tutorial

A tutorial should have a clear goal and present step-by-step instructions to achieve that goal.

Example Tutorial

This intoductory sentence should state the intent and goal of the tutorial. Keep it brief.

This next block should state any assumptions that you the writer are making. Present them in list form. Example:

This tutorial assumes:

Getting started

State any introductory steps in this section. These might include:

  • Downloading data
  • Creating a database

First section

In a single sentence, state what will be acheived in this section.

  1. Step one
  2. Step two

Second section

In a single sentence, state what will be acheived in this section.

  1. Step one
  2. Step two