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README.md

astronomypics.net

Scrapes data from Astronomy Picture of the Day, stores it in MongoDB, and presents it in a more usable form using Backbone.js. Bottle is the Python web framework used.

Adds additional functionality such as:

  • voting
  • random photo
  • datepicker
  • quick download

Setup:

brew install pyenv
pyenv install 2.7.6
pip install -r requirements.txt

Running:

python main.py

Deploy:

fab deploy