2015 Open Source Yearbook

Open source yearbook


The 2015 Open Source Yearbook is a community-contributed collection of the year's top open source projects, people, tools, and stories. (Also read the 2016 Open Source Yearbook.)

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What's inside the yearbook:

  1. 6 creative ways to use ownCloud—by Jos Poortvliet, ownCloud community manager
  2. 10 tools for visual effects in Linux with Kdenlive—by Seth Kenlon, independent multimedia artist, free culture advocate, and UNIX geek
  3. 6 useful LibreOffice extensions—by Italo Vignoli, founding member of The Document Foundation
  4. Top 5 open source community metrics to track—by Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona, co-founder of Bitergia
  5. 5 great Raspberry Pi projects for the classroom—by Ben Nuttall, education developer advocate for the Raspberry Pi Foundation
  6. 8 books to make you a more open leader—by Bryan Behrenshausen, for The Open Organization
  7. 5 handy Drupal modules—by Michael E. Meyers, the VP of Developer Relations at Acquia
  8. Best Couple of 2015: tar and ssh—by David Both, Linux expert and enthusiast
  9. 3 open hardware projects for beginners—by Alicia Gibb, CEO of Lunchbox Electronics
  10. 10 helpful tools for a sys admin's toolbox—by Ben Cotton, support engineer group leader at Cycle Computing
  11. Top 10 open source projects of 2015—by Jen Wike Huger, an editor for Opensource.com
  12. 5 favorite 3D printing projects of 2015—by Harris Kenny, VP of Marketing at Aleph Objects
  13. Top 5 open source frameworks every application developer should know—by John Esposito, Editor-in-Chief at DZone
  14. Publisher's picks: 29 open source books for 2015—by Rikki Endsley, Community Manager at Opensource.com
  15. Diversity in open source highlights from 2015—by Cindy Pallares-Quezada, an Outreachy alumni
  16. Adafruit's best open source wearables of 2015—by Becky Stern, director of wearables at Adafruit
  17. 2015 was a good year for creating the world's 'missing maps' with OpenStreetMap—by Drishtie Patel, GIS Analyst and Missing Maps Project Coordinator at the American Red Cross
  18. 5 favorite open source Django packages—by Jeff Triplett, Frank Wiles, and Jacob Kaplan-Moss, Django contributors
  19. Facebook's top 5 open source projects of 2015—by Christine Abernathy, Developer Advocate on the Open Source team at Facebook
  20. 10 projects to fork in 2016—by Jason Baker, Opensource.com
  21. 10 cool tools from the Docker community—by Mano Marks, director of developer relations at Docker, Inc.
  22. 5 best open source games of 2015—by Robin Muilwijk, Internet and e-government advisor
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