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#What is installed on the virtual machine

We've installed a full suite of software commonly used by data journalists. We've also included software used in hands-on classes at NICAR 2016 in Denver. Below is a complete list of what we've installed (minus dependencies).

###Database software

  • PostgreSQL with PostGIS
  • MySQL

###Mapping

  • QGIS

###Text Editors

  • Atom
  • Sublime Text 3

###Other Software

  • Tabula Extractor - extracts structured data from PDFs from the command line
  • Tor Browser - browse the Internet anonymously
  • PSPP - statistical analysis software

###Node

  • Node.js
  • npm

###Python

  • Python Scientific Stack
    • Numpy
    • Scipy
    • Matplotlib
    • iPython
    • Virtualenv
    • Virtualenvwrapper
  • Other favorite libraries
    • BeautifulSoup 4
    • Requests
    • Django
    • Flask
    • CSVKit
    • Miditime
    • Agate
    • Pandas

###Ruby

  • Ruby 2.2.0
  • J-Ruby 1.7.18
  • rbenv

###Other

  • Java
  • ILENE - a polite language