Maybe read the README file for this site?

Template for Writing Them (by Bitbucket)

Bitbucket, who hosts the repo for this site, lets you quickly create a README.md file through their interface. Usually that's NoBigDeal, but upon making one you're presented with an actually really helpful template/boilerplate for a README! See it below.

# README #

This README would normally document whatever steps are necessary to get your application up and running.

### What is this repository for? ###

* Quick summary
* Version
* [Learn Markdown](https://bitbucket.org/tutorials/markdowndemo)

### How do I get set up? ###

* Summary of set up
* Configuration
* Dependencies
* Database configuration
* How to run tests
* Deployment instructions

### Contribution guidelines ###

* Writing tests
* Code review
* Other guidelines

### Who do I talk to? ###

* Repo owner or admin
* Other community or team contact