Notable Python Projects

Posted by Shaun Juncal on 11/18/13 2:44 PM

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Every week a multitude of open python projects, framworks and scripts join the ranks of the python community. 

Today we’d like to take a moment to highlight some of the projects that caught our eye over the past few weeks. Feel free to suggest any you think are note worthy in the comments. As is with most new open source software there many issues and imporvements needed to be made. If you have the time report bugs found to the mainainers or fix them yourself, the community would be forever greatful.

Capture and inject traffic on LAN. Individually arpspoofs the target box, router and DNS server if necessary. Does not poison anyone else on the network. Displays all most the interesting bits of their traffic and can inject custom html into pages they visit. Cleans up after itself.


An easy to use framework for writing IRC bots in python.


CherryMusic is a music streaming server based on CherryPy and jPlayer. It plays the music inside your PC, smartphone, tablet, toaster or whatever device has a HTML5 compliant browser installed.

Command line tagging for Mavericks

Keep your files organized and tagged from the command line with Half Moon Tagging.


A tmux session manager. Attempts to solve the pains of managing tmux workspaces.


Those that are resistent to virtualenv and are still looking for a solution to manage python version can look to Pyenv. Pyenv lets you easily switch between multiple versions of Python. It’s simple, unobtrusive, and follows the UNIX tradition of single-purpose tools that do one thing well.


isort is a Python utility / library to sort imports alphabetically, and automatically separated into sections. It provides a command line utility, Python library, and Kate plugin to quickly sort all your imports.

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