Hardware projects and the culture of makers in tech continued to grow by leaps and bounds in 2015. At Opensource.com, we published numerous articles about how to build, rig up, and connect something. We also covered new open source hardware that made its debut during the year.
Learn about some of the best of these articles in our round up of five of the most-read open source hardware articles on Opensource.com in 2015, plus a few bonus favorites.
Top hardware articles of the year
Issue 40 of the official Raspberry Pi magazine, The MagPi, came with a free computer stuck to the cover.
The most frequent question open hardware guru and author of Raspberry Pi Hacks, Ruth Suehle, gets asked is: Should I get an Arduino or a Raspberry Pi?
Frequent how-to writer for Opensource.com, Anderson Silva shows us how to use a Raspberry Pi and LightshowPi to create a musical light show.
The free Raspberry Pi version of game is based on Minecraft Pocket Edition for Android, and a Python API is provided. It’s bundled with Raspbian, the Pi’s main supported distribution, and it’s being used to teach programming skills to young people around the world.
Opensource.com staff editor Jason Baker takes a look at running a Node.js application in Docker on the Raspberry Pi.