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Introduction to Anvil WATCH

Anvil Essentials part 1 of 3.

Watch me build a secure, multi-user web app, complete with database storage and user accounts, using nothing but Python.

By the time we're done, you'll know the essential parts of Anvil, and how to use them to create web apps in Python.


Storing and Displaying Data WATCH

Anvil Essentials part 2 of 3.

Build a To-Do list app, and learn how to store data in Anvil.

Anvil's data bindings make data-driven applications easy!


Multi-User Applications with Anvil WATCH

Anvil Essentials part 3 of 3.

Anvil makes multi-user applications easy. In this video, we'll expand on the To-Do list example, and turn it into a secure, multi-user application that can be posted publicly on the internet.

Display Data in Tables READ

You're writing a web app. It's likely your data is stored in tables. It should be easy to show it to the user in a table too. Data Grids allow you to do just that.


Accepting Payment with Stripe WATCH

Get paid using Anvil.

Learn how to take online payments using Anvil and Stripe.


App Secrets WATCH

Protect your sensitive information -- API credentials, database passwords, sensitive user information, and more -- by storing it encrypted in your Anvil app.

Learn how to use encryption with the App Secrets service.

Customising the Material Design theme READ

Tweaking the look and feel of Anvil apps can be as simple as modifying your colour palette and as powerful as defining your own CSS rules. We take a look at the default Anvil app theme, Material Design, discussing what it offers and how to customise it.

Running tasks in the background READ

Run tasks in the background while your main app carries on running.

This tutorial walks you through building a web crawler to index and search an entire website.

You could also use Background Tasks to do some housekeeping or heavy processing behind the scenes, download large files, email a large mailing list. Anything that needs to run for a long time!


These step-by-step worksheets guide you through building an app. You'll learn something even if you complete only the first step!

Expect to spend between 1/2 an hour and 2 hours to finish all steps, depending on your experience.

Each app implements a common design pattern. You can use the finished app as the basis of many apps.

A clone link is included in each workshop, so you can copy the finished app, modify it and use it for whatever you like.