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Announcing the Swimm and Backstage integration
Apr 30, 24 3 min read

More and more R&D organizations are implementing an Internal Developer Portal (IDP) – unified…

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Swimm Engineering
Stop chasing your tail: A practical guide to maintaining complex systems
Apr 8, 24 10 min read

Some context The Swimm Editor enables developers to create truly useful technical documentation. It’s…

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Better code understanding increases productivity. Here’s the data. 
Apr 3, 24 3 min read

Nearly every developer (92%!) is either using or experimenting with AI tools for coding,…

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The Swimm rubber duck: A journey through time
Mar 11, 24 3 min read

In the beginning… Amidst the vast mountains and deep oceans, there emerged a figure…

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Gen AI
Our take on Google’s new Gemini 1.5 model 
Feb 29, 24 4 min read

The pace at which AI is evolving is incredible to see, with new breakthroughs…

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Gen AI
Meet /ask Swimm: Your teams’ contextual AI coding assistant 
Jan 17, 24 4 min read

GenAI has transformed nearly every aspect of software development, but one constant is here…

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Bringing it all together: Introducing /ask Swimm 
Jan 17, 24 2 min read

Dear Swimm community, Since day one, our mission at Swimm has been to empower…

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Contextualizing AI: Source code
Jan 8, 24 6 min read

AI coding assistants have ushered in a new era of software development. They enable…

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Contextualizing AI: Natural language 
Jan 8, 24 4 min read

In this series, we’re discussing the different types of context that help build AI…

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Contextualizing AI: Documentation  
Jan 8, 24 5 min read

Previously (here and here), we explored the significance of context in AI Coding Assistants,…

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Gen AI
AI coding without context. What’s the point?
Dec 19, 23 4 min read

Large Language Models (LLMs) have emerged as powerful tools, adept at generating both natural…

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Gen AI
Did “AI kill the documentation star”?
Dec 12, 23 3 min read

AI doesn’t replace documentation. Documentation is a requirement for AI. And AI is great…