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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

Python Dependencies:

  • sudo easy_install pip
  • sudo pip install pymongo
  • sudo pip install beautifulsoup4
  • sudo pip install bottle
  • sudo pip install fabric

To run:

python main.py

To deploy:

fab deploy

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