November top articles and community update

November top 10 articles and community update

Here are a few highlights from last month.

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We published 77 articles last month and welcomed 14 new authors. We also set a new record with 717,103 unique visitors.

Top 10 articles published in November

  1. Why Go is skyrocketing in popularity by Jeff Rouse
  2. Happy 60th birthday, Fortran by Ben Cotton (Community Moderator)
  3. 5 approaches to learning Python by Sophie Polson
  4. 7 tools for analyzing performance in Linux with bcc/BPF by Brendan Gregg
  5. What is the TensorFlow machine intelligence platform? by Amy Unruh
  6. Getting started with .NET for Linux by Don Schenck (Red Hat)
  7. How to use cron in Linux by David Both (Community Moderator)
  8. 3 open source alternatives to ArcGIS Desktop by Jason Baker (Red Hat)
  9. The politics of the Linux desktop by Mike Bursell (Red Hat)
  10. 5 open source fonts ideal for programming by Andrew Lekashman

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About the author

Rikki Endsley - Rikki Endsley is a community architect and editor for In the past, she worked as the community evangelist on the Open Source and Standards (OSAS) team at Red Hat; a freelance tech journalist; community manager for the USENIX Association; associate publisher of Linux Pro Magazine, ADMIN, and Ubuntu User; and as the managing editor of Sys Admin magazine and Follow her on Twitter at: @rikkiends.