Tinker and play around with source code, that's the programmer's way of life. Let's get down to some worthy Open-source Python projects that may have slipped your radar.

1. Pipenev  

Pipenev is a packaging and environment tool that python programmers use to create virtual environments for projects while also updating package dependencies. Combining Pipfile, virtualenv, and pip, Pipinev gives you an advanced workflow with easy to understand commands.

Python Development Workflow for Humans.
Forks: 1412
Stars: 18879
Open issues: 329
Latest tag: v2018.11.26
git clone https://github.com/pypa/pipenv.git

 

2. MicroPython

For those working with microcontroller or environments that are constrained MicroPython offers a leeway. With its efficiently implemented and lean Python3 programming language you will be able to transfer your code easily between desktop and microcontroller system.

MicroPython - a lean and efficient Python implementation for microcontrollers and constrained systems
Forks: 2927
Stars: 9511
Open issues: 809
Latest tag: v1.11
git clone https://github.com/micropython/micropython.git

 

3. Python-fire

The open source Python project that is Python-fire will generate CLIs for you by just simply calling the Fire function on any Python code or program. The whole process is done automatically and there will be no need to either define arguments or define the running of your code through a written main function.

Python Fire is a library for automatically generating command line interfaces (CLIs) from absolutely any Python object.
Forks: 949
Stars: 15693
Open issues: 63
Latest tag: v0.2.1
git clone https://github.com/google/python-fire.git

 

4. Sanic 

Sanic is a Python 3.5+ based web server. Sanic has been written to be fast and supports request handlers that are async. The result is that as you use the new async/await syntax your code becomes non-blocking and fast.

Async Python 3.6+ web server/framework | Build fast. Run fast.
Forks: 1225
Stars: 13090
Open issues: 55
Latest tag: v19.9.0
git clone https://github.com/huge-success/sanic.git

 

5. Grumpy  

When the need for translation of python code into Go programs arose, the best solution came in the form of Grumpy. Grumpy is in an experimental stage and its builders aim at it being the drop-in alternative runtime for any of the pure-Python projects out there.

Grumpy is a Python to Go source code transcompiler and runtime.
Forks: 621
Stars: 9853
Open issues: 78
Latest tag: None
git clone https://github.com/google/grumpy.git

 

6. Pythorch 

This machine learning library comes in handy when programming needs such as tensor computation and deep neural networking arise. Pytorch is based on the scientific computing framework and scripting language torch.

Tensors and Dynamic neural networks in Python with strong GPU acceleration
Forks: 8386
Stars: 33748
Open issues: 4693
Latest tag: v1.4.0a0
git clone https://github.com/pytorch/pytorch.git

 

7. Home Assistant  

Home Assistant is an open source Python-based platform that enables you to control and track all the devices and gadgets you have at home.

:house_with_garden: Open source home automation that puts local control and privacy first
Forks: 8433
Stars: 28543
Open issues: 1078
Latest tag: Last-Python2-release
git clone https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant.git

 

8. Whatwaf 

An advanced tool that detects firewalls, Whatwaf will not only help you detect a web applications firewall but also find possible bypass options to the specified target.

Detect and bypass web application firewalls and protection systems
Forks: 274
Stars: 1367
Open issues: 75
Latest tag: v1.5
git clone https://github.com/Ekultek/WhatWaf.git

 

9. Chatistics  

Chatistics is an interesting project that will transform your chats from messenger platforms like Telegram, Hangouts, and Facebook into DataFrames.

Chatistics uses Python3 scripts and will as well generate word clouds and ggplot histograms from the chat logs that you present.

💬 Python scripts to parse your Messenger, Hangouts and Telegram chat logs into DataFrames.
Forks: 50
Stars: 424
Open issues: 12
Latest tag: None
git clone https://github.com/MasterScrat/Chatistics.git

 

10. Pyray  

This is a #3 rendering library project that was written in python by Rohit Pandey to help solve issues related to dependency and complex APIs.

A 3d rendering library written completely in python.
Forks: 77
Stars: 493
Open issues: 0
Latest tag: None
git clone https://github.com/ryu577/pyray.git

 


Open source projects will continue to be important and ever useful to programmers. One of them could even spark your creative programming juices.