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Our third annual community yearbook rounds up the top projects, technologies, and stories from 2017. Be sure to read the 2015 Open Source Yearbook and 2016 Open Source Yearbook for a look at past years.

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A hand-drawn brain.

Learn about the Google-developed open source library for machine learning and deep neural networks research.
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Microsoft's decision to make .NET Core open source means it's time for Linux developers to get comfortable and start experimenting.
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In only two years, Golang leaped from the 65th most popular programming language to #17. Here's what's behind its rapid growth.
Best couple of cats, Open Source Yearbook

Our annual "Best Couple" award has expanded to a trio of applications that combine to manage server-side email sorting beautifully.

Poor documentation heads the list of Linux user woes to date. Here a few other common problem areas.
Code going into a computer.

QEMU and FreeDOS make it easy to run old DOS programs under Linux.
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Or, why a community formed around an open source version of DOS, and how it's still being used today.
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Created for utility and known for its dedicated users, Perl has proven staying power. Here's a brief history of the language and a look at some top user groups.