Top 10 and highlights: April review

Top 10 and highlights: April review

Let's look back at a few of the highlights from the past month.

Top 10 and highlights: April review
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We welcomed 19 new authors, and 63% of our content was contributed by members of the open source community.

Top 10 new articles published in April

  1. 5 projects for Raspberry Pi at home—by Ben Nuttall
  2. Top 5 programming languages for DevOps—by Chris Saunders
  3. Python vs. Ruby: Which is best for web development?—by Tom Radcliffe
  4. Grok the GIL: How to write fast and thread-safe Python—by A. Jesse
  5. 12 ways to study a new programming language—by E. Dunham
  6. Introduction to functional programming—by Fraser Tweedale
  7. 5 ways to succeed at learning a programming language—by E. Dunham
  8. A beginner's guide to microblogging on Mastodon—by Seth Kenlon
  9. Qt versus Wx: How do two of the most popular Python frameworks compare?—by Seth Kenlon
  10. How to install Asterisk on the Raspberry Pi —by Don Watkins

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Rikki Endsley - Rikki Endsley is a community manager 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.