Python Projects

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OpenTreeMap Save

OpenTreeMap is a wiki-inspired, web-based geographic tree inventory application that enables individuals, organizations, and governments to work together and collaboratively map the urban forest.

Technologies
Django, Python, PostgreSQL, GIS
Sunlight Labs billy: tools for Open States Save

A suite of tools developed as a part of Open States that provide a framework for scraping, storing, and sharing legislative information.

Technologies
Python
CKAN Data Management System Save

CKAN is an open-source DMS (data management system) for powering data hubs and data portals. CKAN makes it easy to publish, share and use data. It powers the http://thedatahub.org/ and http://data.gov.uk/ among many other sites.

Technologies
Python
myRobogals Platform Save

myRobogals is the global intranet and record-keeping tool for Robogals. It simplifies many of our day-to-day tasks, including organising school visits, managing and communicating with members, and easily collecting statistics on a global scale.

Technologies
PHP, Python, Django, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Open States Save

The Open State Project collects and makes available data about state legislative activities, including bill summaries, votes, sponsorships and state legislator information.

Technologies
Python
Capitol Words Save

Capitol Words explores the most popular words and phrases used by legislators in the U.S. Congress. Search the data from 1996 to today by state, date or politician.

Technologies
Python
openhatch.org Save

The code that runs openhatch.org

Technologies
Python
Khan Academy API Save

The Khan Academy API gives developers access to nearly all types of Khan Academy data via a RESTful API that outputs easy-to-parse JSON.

Technologies
JavaScript, CSS, Python
Causes
Education
Khan Academy Exercises Save

Khan Academy has created a generic framework for building exercises. This framework, together with the exercises themselves, can be used completely independently of the Khan Academy application.

Technologies
JavaScript, CSS, Python
Causes
Education
CodeCombat Save

Learn to code JavaScript by playing a game!

Technologies
Python, CoffeeScript, CSS
Causes
Education
DistrictBuilder Save

DistrictBuilder is web-based, open source software for collaborative redistricting.

Technologies
Python
Open Science Framework Save

Open Science Framework promotes integrity, reproducibility and transparency in the scientific workflow.

Technologies
JavaScript, Python
Code for America API Save

The Code for America API. Tracks and motivates activity and participation across the civic technology movement.

Technologies
Python, Flask
Systers Portal for Communities Save

A portal for the technical women of Systers and sub-groups (Latinas, LGBT, Black Women in Computing, TurkishWiC and ArabWiC) to share information, build community, and list events across many geographies.

Technologies
Python, Django
Forest Planner Save

Decision support to help non-industrial forest manager adopt ecological forestry practices

Technologies
JavaScript, Python, HTML, CSS, Ruby
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