BattleSnake Python

by melongbob



A simple BattleSnake AI written in Python.

Visit for API documentation and instructions for running your AI.

This AI client uses the bottle web framework to serve requests and the gunicorn web server for running bottle on Heroku. Dependencies are listed in requirements.txt.


You will need...

Running the Snake Locally

  1. Fork this repo.

  2. Clone repo to your development environment:

git clone
  1. Install dependencies using pip:
pip install -r requirements.txt
  1. Run local server:
python app/
  1. Test client in your browser: http://localhost:8080.

Deploying to Heroku

  1. Create a new Heroku app:
heroku create [APP_NAME]
  1. Deploy code to Heroku servers:
git push heroku master
  1. Open Heroku app in browser:
heroku open

or visit

  1. View server logs with the heroku logs command:
heroku logs --tail


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