[pydotorg-www] PyPI Wordpress iframe/Widget

Dustin Oprea myselfasunder at gmail.com
Wed Sep 25 21:58:26 CEST 2013

If by "package level" you mean similar counts to what's currently visible
on the standard download page, then I'd be happy to leave an envelope of
cash in a drop somewhere, to whatever end...

On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 3:53 PM, Noah Kantrowitz <noah at coderanger.net>wrote:

> Download counts per file are available in the JSON output (ex.
> https://pypi.python.org/pypi/Django/1.5.4/json), maybe if you offer
> Donald some new beer or something he can add the package-level rolling
> counts too.
> --Noah
> On Sep 25, 2013, at 2:19 PM, Dustin Oprea <myselfasunder at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'd like to throw-together a little website widget that displays how
> many downloads one or more PyPI projects are getting. I'd then like to wrap
> it in a modest WordPress plugin.
> >
> >
> > I could do it in Javascript that directly scrapes the requested PyPI
> page(s), but then it's be scraping PyPI from every page it's used, on every
> pageload. It be costly to PyPI, and have a delay on the webpage. If I write
> a small service endpoint, I could cache all of the information and lower
> the traffic burden, and decrease the load time.
> >
> > I'll only do this if I can I host the service endpoint on python.org,
> though. Would I be able to?
> >
> >
> > Dustin Oprea (http://dustinoprea.com/)
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