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Michelle Mannering for GitHub ・ Oct 8 '21 ・ 3 min read
While I was on my recent Hacktoberfest live stream we discovered Flyte. It's an open source project for machine learning and data processing. Flyte is a platform enabling workflows.
If you're into machine learning and data science you definitely need to check out Flyte. Let's look at little closer at the project, and how to contribute.
What is Flyte
Flyte was created by Lyft in collaboration with Spotify, Freenome, and the broader community (it is open source of course). It enables and builds workflows for machine learning and data processing.
Instead of writing *.yaml files (which are what workflow run on), you can spend your time writing code, and leave the workflows to Flyte. It's built on Kubernetes, and there's lots of SDKs so you can program exactly what you want.
Getting started with Flyte
One of the cool things about Flyte is they have a tonne of tutorials. These tutorials are here to teach you how to use Flyte and start processing data, training models, or performing batch predictions. The tutorials are affectionately named Flytesnacks. All the code for the tutorials is available on GitHub for easy access.
flyteorg / flytesnacks
Flyte Documentation 📖
Flyte User Guide & Tutorials
Flytesnacks encompasses code examples showcasing Flytekit Python
User Guide · Tutorials · Contribution Guide
🚀 Quick Start
To get the hang of Python SDK, refer to the Getting Started tutorial before exploring the examples.
User Guide section has code examples, tips, and tricks that showcase the usage of Flyte features and integrations.
Tutorials section has real-world examples, ranging from machine learning training, data processing to feature engineering.
Flytesnacks currently has all examples in Python (Flytekit Python SDK). In the future, Java examples employing Flytekit Java will be added.
📖 How to Contribute to Flytesnacks
You can find the detailed contribution guide here.
🐞 File an Issue
Refer to the issues section in the contribution guide if you'd like to file an issue.
Once you're familiar with Flyte, and using it, you might want to contribute back to the community. It's the perfect time to contribute with Hacktoberfest still running.
Contributing to Flyte
Being part of Flyte is great, because there are so many ways to contribute. You can contribute to Flytesnacks which will count towards your Hacktoberfest contributions too.
The main Flyte repo is perfect if you're wanting to contribute to Flyte's core product.
flyteorg / flyte
Kubernetes-native workflow automation platform for complex, mission-critical data and ML processes at scale. It has been battle-tested at Lyft, Spotify, Freenome, and others and is truly open-source.
Code. Ship. Scale
Flyte is a workflow automation platform for complex, mission-critical data, and ML processes at scale
What is Flyte?
Flyte is a structured programming and distributed processing platform that enables highly concurrent, scalable, and maintainable workflows for
Machine Learning and
Data Processing. It is a fabric that connects disparate computation backends using a type-safe data dependency graph. It records all changes to a pipeline, making it possible to rewind time. It also stores
a history of all executions and provides an intuitive UI, CLI, and REST/gRPC API to interact with the computation.
Flyte is more than a workflow engine -- it uses
workflow as a core concept, and
task (a single unit of execution) as a top-level concept. Multiple tasks arranged in a data…
If you're coming to Flyte for the first time, there are lots of
good-first-issue you can work on. Pick something and get started. There's issues for fixing bugs, documentation writing, building lightweight features, and adding enhancements.
As always, if you're planning on contributing, or you're thinking about contributing to a project, remember to read the contribution guidelines. Flyte has a whole page on their website just for detailing community contributions. Check this out before opening your pull request.
What will you build in the final days of Hacktoberfest? Will you contribute to Flyte? Will you dive into Flyte snackables?
Check out our Hacktoberfest series to find other cool projects to contribute to this October.
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