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Control a Christmas Tree from the Web (Advent Calendar Day 1)

Hi all,

December has started, and I hope you’re all getting into a festive mood! We’ve gone all-out this year: We’ve developed an Advent Calendar of Anvil apps, with a new app every day until Christmas Day!

If you don’t want to check that page every day, you can sign up to get each app by email at

To kick it off, here’s our first app:

Controlling a Christmas tree from the web

How many people can claim their tree is controlled from the web, with nothing but Python? Well, we can, and so can you. At the core of our Python-powered tree is a Raspberry Pi and an Energenie Pi-Mote…


Thanks for being generous by making web apps everyday before Christmas! :christmas_tree::gift::snowman_with_snow: