Top 5 articles of the week for November 25

Top 5: Python vs. R, Intro to Eclipse Che, and more

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In this week's top 5, we highlight Python vs. R, an intro to Eclipse Che, 25 years of Linux in 5 minutes, tips for DIY makers, and using Sphinx to digitize books.

I'm on holiday in the US for Thanksgiving, so no video this week, but I'll be back next week!

Top 5 articles of the week

5. How to use Sphinx to give an old book new life

Learn how to turn a hard copy book into a polished, web-based version of itself.

4. 4 tips for DIY makers

If you're considering making your DIY project open, here are the four things you should consider.

3. 25 years of Linux in 5 minutes

Jeremy Garcia of LinuxQuestions.org and Bad Voltage (a podcast) delivers 25 years of Linux in five minutes in this video.

2. Introduction to Eclipse Che, a next-generation, web-based IDE

Eclipse Che is a web-based integrated development environment (IDE) and workspace.

1. Python versus R for machine learning and data analysis

Both the Python and R languages have developed robust ecosystems of open source tools and libraries that help data scientists of any skill level more easily perform analytical work.

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Jen Wike Huger - Jen Wike Huger is the Community Manager for Opensource.com. Catch her at the next open source virtual event, or ping her on Twitter. She lives in Raleigh with her husband and daughters, June and Jewel.