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Full Interview: Anders Kalland, Platform Manager at RiksTV

TV is transforming, as streaming replaces traditional broadcasting.

Anders tells us how this caused a customer service crisis, and how he built the tool that solved it.

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7th October 2019

Web apps for sysadmins

As a systems administrator, you need to save time wherever you can.

You can use web apps to give your colleagues self-serve interfaces. They can run routine processes themselves, leaving you to do the hard stuff.

We show you how to build a self-serve web app with nothing but Python, in just 30 minutes.

30th September 2019

Full Interview: Anders Kalland, Platform Manager at RiksTV

TV is transforming, as streaming replaces traditional broadcasting.

Anders tells us how this caused a customer service crisis, and how he built the tool that solved it.

24th September 2019

Running Python in the Web Browser

There are many ways to run Python in the browser. At PyCon UK 2019, Shaun talked about six different approaches, showed how to use them, and compared their designs and tradeoffs.
9th September 2019

Announcing Scheduled Tasks

Anvil now lets you schedule Python tasks to run periodically in the cloud. It’s like cron, only much easier!
4th September 2019

How does digital broadcasting work?

Meredydd talks to Anders Kalland, who leads the internet broadcast team at Norway’s RiksTV network, and Anders tells us about the software he built to diagnose customer problems in real time.
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.

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.

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.
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.