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open source automation

Welcome to TheAutomatic.net.  This site is meant to help you learn how to automate everyday tasks by writing open source code.  Here we’ll teach you to programmatically log into websites, automate online forms, create PDF reports, and a host of other tasks.

Click here to view my blog posts, or here to see my recommended open source reading list.


Documentation for my Python packages is also hosted on this site. Click the links below for more details.

Yahoo_fin Documentation

Yahoo_fin is a package for easily downloading historical stock price data, information on market caps and dividends, and ticker lists comprising several exchanges.

Pyply Documentation

Pyply ports several of the “apply family” of functions in R to Python, as well as providing a few additional features to make data manipulation easier.