👋 Introduce yourself!

Say hi and let the community know where you’re from, what you do, what you’re working on and anything else fun you’d like to share. :smiling_face:


Hi everyone! I’ll start…

I’m Ryan (or @CodingWithRyan on Twitter) from the UK and I’m a Dev Advocate at Anvil.

I’m currently working on creating content for Anvil - everything from documentation to videos.

Feel free to send me a PM here if you have any questions about the forum.

Thanks :wave:


:wink: can’t believe it’s been almost 2 years since I wrote that post!

Like Ryan, I’m in the UK (living hybrid between Cambridge and Sheffield and therefore never fully getting used to either hard or soft water). I spend most of my time these days using Anvil to try and generate excuses to go to conferences and talk to people.


Hi! I’m residing in India. Currently, I am pursuing my degree in Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) which just started a week ago.

It’s been great to be a part of this community for more than an year now. Alongside my studies, I spend most of my time on Anvil developing a website which shall be going live in just a few days (so excited).

This is a great activity by the way. Will be waiting for introductions from more members!


Hello! I am Anthony.

I live in the U.S. and I am a Rocket Engineer turned Web-Dev. I recently transitioned from more scripting and embedded coding to web-development. My love for python and podcast lead me to anvil, which has been a TRUE savior in my professional transition. I am currently building several different systems for a the company I am working for.

This is by far the best forum/community I have seen on the internet and appreciate all the help I have received.


Hi all!

I’m Owen. I’m a UK based freelancer and I’ve been working with Anvil since I met them at PyCon UK in 2017. (They kindly sponsor the conference and I’m one of its organisers).

I’m not missing the days of html templates, css and javascript build tools one little bit!


Hello everyone I’m Ian

I found anvil by searching the term “make a website with python” …for about 8 years!
(only getting django and flask as the answer)

I worked at a site selling auto parts in the USA where I wrote the python code and someone else did the web stuff, now I work at a different company where I can do it all myself with Anvil!


Hi all, I’m Jay.

My day job is teaching computer science at a university, but my passion is building apps in Anvil. My big project is https://detectivesguild.com/ , but it’s currently in a stage where marketing is more important than new features (boo!), so I’m having to find other apps to put my time into.


Hello eveyone, I’m Gabriel.

I live in Brazil and work as a Java / Angular / Centura TD developer at a company here, while working on personal projects in Python using Anvil. I found out about anvil around 4 years ago and it’s wonderful to see how much changed since then.

My current main project here is an app to schedule movie sessions with friends, watch those movies during webcall, review the movies, create a ranking, etc. All of that using anvil!
If anyone want to check it out: https://pnf-producoes.anvil.app/ (WARNING: It’s currently available only in portuguese).


Hi all,

I’m James. I’ve been using Anvil for a couple of years now in the private sector and am bringing the knowledge into the public sector. I’ve just submitted for a well known accelerator programme and will be building everything in Anvil.

Glad to be part of this community and am learning all the time.


Hi all,

I’m David, an English-Welsh chimera who moved from London to Bath in the UK nearly 20 years ago. I run various telecoms businesses (VoIP & SMS) from my home office and I use Anvil (almost) exclusively for all my web based management panels (used by myself and my clients).

When not half finishing a project, I can often be seen roaming the Somerset countryside, barely covered in fragments of animal fur, smelling of raw meat and frightening the Alpacas.


Hi all :ocean:,

I’m Allan :canada: and I work as a data scientist at Deepnote.

In my previous role, I used Anvil a lot and loved every second of it.

My last project was a survey and reporting platform (still working on publishing that).

Sure, I don’t require Anvil for my current role but I sing its praises any time I can—and I loved the community so much I couldn’t bear to leave :raised_hands:.


Hi all,

I am Emanuele :it: and I am running a small no-code & low-code agency based in Italy and Uk.

I am here to use Anvil to test a side project and see what I can do with the platform.



Hi all,

I’m Ferry and live in the Netherlands. After working 20+ years in selling and demonstrating ‘Enterprise’ software I took the plunge and started my own software company. It is still in the startup phase and at the moment i’m very busy with developing my first ‘killer app’ in Anvil!


Great thread initiative!

Howdy all :wave:

I am Tobias, a former industrial automation and SCADA engineer based in Sweden :slight_smile:
A few months ago I started my own business, hoping to make the world a better place using Anvil.

I do see a great business opportunities within the building automation industry and Anvil makes the development phase and the integration phase sooooo much faster then traditional softwares.

My Anvil portfolio are at the moment just https://bokning.optikerhuset.se/ which is an optician booking app (in Swedish) and it is integrated with a on-site database using the Anvil Uplink. But there are more apps to come :slight_smile:


Hi, everyone, I’m John Underhill, a long-time full-stack web developer from Oregon in the USA. Among other things, I helped develop Vocab Victor Classroom in Anvil, which uses Google Firebase as the back end (we wrote a client-side wrapper for Anvil). We love Anvil because we can use Python everywhere, and because the folks here are so friendly and upbeat. :slightly_smiling_face:


Hi all,

I’m Esben from Denmark, a full time industrial automation engineer.

I’ve been programming Python on/off for the last ~5 years, doing smaller hobby projects for myself and automating repetitive tasks at work (of which there are many, in my profession!).

After hearing about Anvil on the Real Python podscast last year, I did a freelance project, learning Anvil, and honing my Python skills.

This year, I have been developing a customized CRM system for a customer, and I am now currently in the planning phase, of making the system available to more customers.

When I’m not writing buggy code, I enjoy kayaking, going to concerts, and playing boardgames.

While I’m here, I’d like to thank the whole Anvil team, as well as the community, for all the help, inspiration and positive energy! :ok_hand:



I am James and I use Anvil to give my automation scripts a nice interface any member of my team can use. Development is not my day job so Anvil has helped massively in getting my “scrappy” scripts accessible. Going forward I will be using Anvil for an interface for some NLP activities.