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I was sick of making timezone conversions in my head, so I built a timezone converter in 15 minutes.

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14th August 2019

Timezone converter app

At Anvil we have a secret productivity weapon - Anvil itself!

I was sick of making timezone conversions in my head, so I built a timezone converter in 15 minutes.

1st July, 2019

Stories from the Workshop #2: Lightning AI

Meredydd talks to Colette Nataf, founder of Lightning AI, about her somewhat unorthodox journey to being the technical founder of a Silicon Valley startup.
24th June 2019

Raspberry Pi 4: Finally Fast Enough for a Web IDE

The $35 computer is all grown up - or is it? I gave it a road-test using a full Web-based Python IDE. And, I’ll be honest, it rocked.
2nd July 2019

Build a Dashboard with Python

This step-by-step guide shows you how to build a business dashboard in just a few minutes, using nothing but Python.

Plot data from an external SQL database, private database, a REST API and Anvil’s built-in database.

13th June 2019

New: Easier Integration with Microsoft Services

Using Microsoft Azure AD and Graph APIs from your Anvil apps just got easier
4th June 2019

Python in the browser: How does it work?

An overview of Python-in-the-Browser tech on the Python Tips blog
20th May, 2019

Stories from the Workshop #1: Telemix

In the first episode of a new series, Meredydd talks to David Wylie, founder of Telemix, about the ups, downs, stories and scams of his life in telecoms.
6th of May, 2019

Overthinking T-Shirts with SciPy

Sponsoring a conference like PyCon has many challenges, and one of them is making sure you don’t run out of T-shirts! In this lightning talk, Meredydd describes how he uses SciPy to model the distributions, and minimise our chances of runnig out.
29th March 2019

Let's Build a Search Engine

How exactly does a search engine work?

How do you collect all the valid URLs in existence? How do you guess what the user wants and return only the relevant pages, in a sensible order? And how do you do that for all the pages in the world?

29th March 2019

Let's Build a Search Engine: How PageRank Works

I’ve built a search engine in Anvil. How do I determine which pages are most important? I’ll implement Google’s PageRank algorithm in a few dozen lines of code.
29th March 2019

Let's Build a Search Engine: How to Run Queries

I’ve built a search engine in Anvil. But how do I rank pages by relevance? And how can my search scale to huge numbers of pages?
3rd March 2019

Hand-drawn web apps

Anvil lets you design custom themes to make your app look just how you want. In this example, Meredydd makes an app look sketched, XKCD-style.