In this week’s Top 5, we highlight… well, a lot of Raspberry Pi! Pi Day was on Monday this week, and we made it a week-long series, publishing a new Raspberry Pi project everyday. We also have an honorable mention this week because Jason van Gumster’s list of favorite FOSS-related podcasts also hit it big with readers during our Pi Week.
Top 5 articles of the week
Seth Kenlon, one of our resident music-maker-with-open-source gurus, shares tips for getting the Raspberry Pi to act more like an embedded microcontroller than a mini PC.
Anderson Silva gives us a tutorial on how to use your Raspberry Pi’s GPIO pins with the Pi Traffic Light. His collection of Raspberry Pi projects on Opensource.com is growing!
Jeff Geerling is a father concerned that his kid’s room is too cold and affecting their sleep. To remedy the situation, he implements a Raspberry Pi solution. Learn more about this project and how you can set it up at your house.
Seth Kenlon is back with a tutorial that teaches how to put your old Raspberry Pi to work as an automatic backup server using rdiff-backup.
David Both rounds out the Top 5 and our Raspberry Pi Week collection with an article on how he replaced his dedicated network firewall computer with a Raspberry Pi 2.
Jason van Gumster, resident Blender and open design expert, shares 15 of his favorite podcasts related to open topics, including free and open source software.