Top 5: Linux kernel birthday, Pinrepo, alternatives to Trello, and more

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In this week's Top 5 we talk about markup languages, Pinterest's new open source tool, 20 years worth of open source knowledge from Stephen Walli, Happy 24th birthday to the Linux kernel, and 5 open source alternatives to Trello.

Top 5 articles of the week

5. Markup lowdown: 4 markup languages every team should know

In his latest Doc Dish column, Ben Cotton explains Markdown, reStructured Text, DocBook, and LaTeX—four markup languages every documentation team should know.

4. A simple, scalable solution for storing and serving build artifacts

Pinterest software engineer Baogang Song tells us about Pinrepo, Pinterest's open source solution for storing and serving build artifacts.

3. Open source for products in four rules (and 10 slides)

Stephen R. Walli shares everything he's learned in over 20 years of open source project support, foundation participation, and product engineering in four rules, 10 slides, and approximately 1,600 words.

2. Happy 24th birthday, Linux kernel

The Linux kernel is hitting its mid-twenties in stride. As the open source operating system kernel pioneered by Linus Torvalds celebrates another birthday, let's take a quick look back at where we've been in the nearly two and a half decades of Linux growth.

1. 5 open source alternatives to Trello

We review these 5 open source alternatives to Trello to help you manage your daily tasks and workflow: Taiga, Kanboard, Libreboard, Restyaboard, and TaskBoard.

Honorable mentions

Why every website should switch to HTTPS

An interview with Daniel Roesler by Aleksandar Todorovic

Now your Raspberry Pi can water your lawn

An interview with Robert Booth by Ben Cotton

Jen leads a team of community managers for the Digital Communities team at Red Hat. She lives in Raleigh with her husband and daughters, June and Jewel.

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