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New Documentation (Official Release)

Hey everyone,

A couple of months ago, we launched an alpha version of the new Q documentation. After receiving a lot of positive feedback on the new format, we just promoted the new documentation to be the official version, and we added it to the top navigation bar on the site. As a reminder, the new documentation has new content, a Cookbook with example code snippets, and an extremely helpful search feature to help you look up terms, API functions, datasets, and more throughout the documentation.

Following the promotion of the new documentation, we deprecated the old documentation (you can still find it at https://www.quantopian.com/help).

You may also notice that we rearranged the buttons at the top of the page. The goal was to arrange the items in the navigation bar so that the items you click the most often are on the left (we found these to stand out more on most monitor sizes). We also removed the "Help" option (replaced with "Documentation"). "Contact Support" and "FAQ" are now only located in the footer of the website.

If you have any questions about the recent changes, please let us know.

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6 responses

I've been through it recently. Very useful to reference while going through the Lectures and Tutorials

Please keep the old version. I am used to use it and find it somewhat more user friendly.

Hi Thomas,

Thanks for the feedback! Is there any chance you could provide a bit more detail on what you find more user friendly about the old version?

@Jamie in the backtest editing page when we click learn more for a function, it will still direct to the old api page.

Hi Jamie,

The old version is just ONE page. You can search everything quickly and easy.

That's amazing.. thanks Jamie!
Love that "Search the docs" box :)) it's Open Sesame!