Python libraries for data science, command-line tools, Jenkins X, DevOps, Perl 6, and more

Python libraries for data science, command-line tools, Jenkins X, DevOps, Perl 6, and more

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Weekly top 10 (November 19-25)

Here are our most popular articles from the past week:

Python in a tree

Go beyond pandas, scikit-learn, and matplotlib and learn some new tricks for doing data science in Python.
Terminal command prompt on orange background

Put away your word processor and start writing from the command line using these open source tools.
Best couple of cats, Open Source Yearbook

Add logic to the command line with control operators in compound commands.
A ship wheel with someone steering

Jenkins X provides continuous integration, automated testing, and continuous delivery to Kubernetes.
plastic game pieces on a board

A non-engineer explains why you don't need to be a developer or an operations person to fall for DevOps.
Hands programming

In the eighth article in this series comparing Perl 5 to Perl 6, learn about their differences in creating and handling exceptions.
and old computer and a new computer, representing migration to new software or hardware

Configure and isolate Linux containers with SDN and Container Network Interface plugins.
Computer keyboard typing

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are boosting the power of WordPress and other open source content management systems.
Open education in an open book

I wanted to give students more agency in their learning. So I let them make pull requests against the syllabus.

About the author

Rikki Endsley - Rikki Endsley is the Developer Program managing editor at Red Hat, and a former 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...