Useful Python and Django Packages – Update

In a follow up to this post, here’s what I’ve been making use of lately:

BeautifulSoupbeautifulsoup4
HTML/XML parser for quick-turnaround applications like screen-scraping.

Pillow
Python Imaging Library (Fork)

Scrapy
A high-level Python Screen Scraping framework

Unipath
Object-oriented alternative to os/os.path/shutil

celery
Distributed Task Queue

django-breadcrumbs
Easy to use generic breadcrumbs system for Django framework.

django-model-utils
Django model mixins and utilities

django-supervisor
easy integration between djangocl and supervisord

django-user-agents
A django package that allows easy identification of visitor’s browser, operating system and device information (mobile phone, tablet or has touch capabilities).

django-widget-tweaks
Tweak the form field rendering in templates, not in python-level form definitions.

factual-api
Official Python driver for the Factual public API

unicode-slugify
A slug generator that turns strings into unicode slugs.

user-agents
A library to identify devices (phones, tablets) and their capabilities by parsing (browser) user agent strings

virtualenv
Virtual Python Environment builder

virtualenvwrapper
Enhancements to virtualenv

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