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Quickstarts

Get building fast

Each quickstart is a minimum set of steps to get you working with a feature of Anvil as quickly as possible.

Essentials

User Interfaces and Client Code

Build a page with a TextBox and a Button, then make the Button trigger an alert box.

Server Code

Write a server function and call it from the client.

Data Tables

Create a database, get your app to store data in it, and read the data back.

Deploying Your App

Create an app that is published online at a URL of your choice.

Features

User Management - Logging In

Set up a signup/login form.

User Management - User Permissions

Check which user is logged in before running certain parts of your app.

Making HTTP requests

Make HTTP requests to access an external HTTP API.

HTTP APIs

Create an HTTP endpoint that makes use of values in the URL.

Uplink: Connect to your own Python code

Call a Python function on your own machine from an Anvil app.

Sending and Receiving Email

Create an app that sends you an email, and auto-replies to emails you send it.

Background Tasks

Return control to your main app while an artificially slow-running HTTP request runs in the background.

Version Control

Create an app with two different versions, and publish a particular version of the app.

Files, Media and Binary Data

Load files into your app, access their contents and properties, and display an image file on the page.

Integrations

Google Integration

Use Google services in your Anvil app.

Microsoft Azure

Use Azure Active Directory and Azure REST APIs in your Anvil app.

Facebook Integration

Login to your Anvil app with your Facebook account.

Stripe Integration

Take payments in your app using Stripe.