lesson.meta.yamlfile. This is written in YAML, and contains a series of fields for making a lesson work.
Some of these fields are required, some aren't. Some have a length requirement, and others don't. For guidance here, you should definitely get up to speed with the
syrctltool. That tool has a validation function you can run on a curriculum, and it will let you know if anything needs fixed.
lessonNameThe human-readable name for a lesson. Kind of like a blog post title.
lessonSlugA unique ID for this lesson. You can assign this yourself, as long as it's unique in this curriculum.
categoryThe category for this lesson - supported options are "fundamentals", "tools", and "workflows"
lessonDiagramAn internet-accessible URL to an image to use as a diagram for this lesson
tierThe environment this lesson is meant to run in. Options are "local", "ptr", and "prod"
prereqsA list of lesson IDs that a learner should go to first, to prepare for this lesson properly.
descriptionA slightly more long-form explanation of what's included in this lesson
slugIdeally, a very short (1-3 words) summary of this lesson. Used for searching.
tagsA list of keywords that are included in this lesson. Used for searching.