20+ Most Popular Python Projects in 2018

In this article, I am going to share 20+ most popular Python libraries and repositories in 2018 list.The list will contain all the open source projects and their links as well.

1) Keras

Keras is a high-level neural networks API, written in Python and capable of running on top of TensorFlow, CNTK, or Theano. It was developed with a focus on enabling fast experimentation.


2) YouTube-dl

Youtube-dl – download videos from youtube.com or other video platforms.

3) TensorFlow Models

If you are interested in Machine learning and Deep learning, you must have heard about the TensorFlow.TensorFlow Models is the open-source repository to find many libraries and models related to deep learning.



4) Google Images Download

This is a command line python program to search keywords/key-phrases on Google Images and optionally download images to your computer. You can also invoke this script from another python file.


5) Detectron

Detectron is Facebook AI Research’s software system that implements state-of-the-art object detection algorithms, including Mask R-CNN. It is written in Python and powered by the Caffe2 deep learning framework.



6) Sentry

Sentry fundamentally is a service that helps you monitor and fix crashes in real-time. The server is in Python, but it contains a full API for sending events from any language, in any application.

7) ZeroNet

Make decentralized websites using Bitcoin crypto and the BitTorrent network.

8) TFlearn

TFlearn is a modular and transparent deep learning library built on top of Tensorflow. It was designed to provide a higher-level API to TensorFlow. In order to facilitate and speed-up experimentations.While remaining fully transparent and compatible with it.


9) Bottle

Bottle is a fast, simple and lightweight WSGI micro web-framework for Python. It is distributed as a single file module and has no dependencies other than the Python Standard Library.




10) Prophet (by Facebook)

Prophet is a procedure for forecasting time series data. It is based on an additive model where non-linear trends are fit with yearly and weekly seasonality, plus holidays. It works best with daily periodicity data with at least one year of historical data. Prophet is robust to missing data, shifts in the trend, and large outliers.



11) Mopidy

Mopidy is an extensible music server written in Python. Mopidy plays music from local disk, Spotify, SoundCloud, Google Play Music, and more. You edit the playlist from any phone, tablet, or computer using a range of MPD and web clients.



12) Hug

Hug aims to make developing Python driven APIs as simple as possible, but no simpler. As a result, it drastically simplifies Python API development.



13) SymPy

A Python library for symbolic mathematics.



14) Dash

Dash is a Python framework for building analytical web applications. No JavaScript required.




15) Matplotlib

Matplotlib is a Python 2D plotting library which produces publication-quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms. Matplotlib can be used in Python scripts, the Python and IPython shell, web application servers, and various graphical user interface toolkits.


16) YAPF (by Google)

YAPF takes the code and reformats it to the best formatting that conforms to the style guide, even if the original code didn’t violate the style guide.



17) Cookiecutter

A command-line utility that creates projects from cookiecutters (project templates), e.g. creating a Python package project from a Python package project template.


18) HTTP Prompt

HTTP Prompt is an interactive command-line HTTP client featuring autocomplete and syntax highlighting, built on HTTPie and prompt_toolkit.


19) speedtest-cli

Command line interface for testing internet bandwidth using speedtest.net.

20) Pattern

Pattern is a web mining module for Python. It has tools for Data Mining, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, and Network Analysis.

21) Gooey (Beta)

Turn (almost) any Python 2 or 3 Console Program into a GUI application with one line.


22) Wagtail CMS

Wagtail is a content management system built on Django. It’s focused on user experience and offers precise control for designers and developers.


23) Falcon

Falcon is a reliable, high-performance Python web framework for building large-scale app backends and microservices. It encourages the REST architectural style and tries to do as little as possible while remaining highly effective.


24) Rebound

Want to save your time during coding session when you get a bug and you want to search it on Stack Overflow? Rebound is a command-line tool that instantly fetches Stack Overflow results when you get a compiler error. This is a very handy library for programmers.


25) Flask

Flask is a lightweight WSGI web application framework. t is designed to make getting started quick and easy, with the ability to scale up to complex applications. It began as a simple wrapper around Werkzeug and Jinja and has become one of the most popular Python web application frameworks.


26) System Design Primer

This repo is an organized collection of resources to help you learn how to build systems at scale.

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