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Announcing the New Beta Editor

We’ve rebuilt the Anvil Editor with new version control and dev / staging / prod deployments, as well as a clean new look, tabbed editing and Dark Mode.

Anvil’s web app builder is now easier and more powerful than ever. Try it out today!

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15th September 2021

Announcing the New Beta Editor

We’ve rebuilt the Anvil Editor with new version control and dev / staging / prod deployments, as well as a clean new look, tabbed editing and Dark Mode.

Anvil’s web app builder is now easier and more powerful than ever. Try it out today!

1st September 2021

Building a Web App User Interface with Python

A bite-sized introduction to building web app user interfaces with nothing but Python.
18th August 2021

Automate Asana with a Python web UI

Learn how to use Asana’s API to automate task management.
9th August 2021

Custom-Made Financial Tools for the Modern World

When you’re dealing with billions of dollars, small mistakes can have big consequences. Traditional tools for tracking, valuing and analyzing financial data rely heavily on Excel and manual operations. BasisPoint realised it was time for investment to enter the modern world.
20th July 2021

Why Python in the Browser Isn't Enough

“Finally,” we think, “we can cast off the dead weight of Javascript!” But that’s not how it turns out. In this post, I’ll talk about why it’s tempting, why it doesn’t work, and what to do instead.
6th of May, 2021

Integrate Mapbox into your Web App using only Python

Integrate beautiful and powerful maps into your Anvil app using Mapbox (and nothing but Python)!
27th April 2021

Learning to use Pillow through my love of crafting

In today’s blog post I combine two of my great loves: Python and cross-stitch. Now, nobody can stop me from making a gigantic cross stitch rendition of… well, whatever I want!
14th April 2021

Introducing the RichText component

This component allows you to flexibly format text, embed other components into it, or safely display dynamic HTML - all at once.
26th of March, 2021

Surviving Quarantine with a Slack Bot and Board Games

We built a Slack bot to beat the pandemic boredom by scheduling virtual board games with our co-workers! Learn how to use Anvil and Slack’s API to build an interactive app that collects interest, schedules games with your team, and announces victories.
25th of March, 2021

Using Daily's video chat API with Anvil

Learn how to use Daily’s API to add video calls to your app with just a few lines of code.
15th of March, 2021

Collect Segment Data from Anvil Pure-Python Web Apps

Want to collect customer interaction data from your web apps? You don’t need to be a multi-framework JS guru!

See how to use Segment’s customer data platform to collect customer interaction data from your web apps, and send it anywhere - all using nothing but Python.

8th of March, 2021

Control the Rainbow HAT from the web

Make a web app that controls your Raspberry Pi! All you’ll need is Python.

Pimoroni’s Rainbow HAT lets you display text, lights and sound on your Raspberry Pi. I’ll show you how to write a Python program to control it from a web page, using Anvil.