I’ve found VS Code to be very user infriendly. Setup for the anaconda a backend takes a while and initializing a project is quite slow. If I want to quickly prototype code then it’s like hitting a nail with a truck.
Anvil doesn't require you to install anything. It is a completely cloud based IDE and web-app development tool. You CAN choose to self-host apps, but it isn't required.
I made both https://agaar.mongol.ai and https://election.songolt.org on Anvil. They are both publicly available. Agaar is an analytics app that tracks air…
Colab is great if you want to test things out. But your environment isn’t persistent, so for anything other than pretty standard work it becomes difficult to manage at scale.
I would argue the only real advantage of Colab is the free GPU.
I’ve used Prophet, a time series forecasting tool by Facebook, and also several ML algorithms in Scikitlearn.
When I do a follow up I will post a link to the Github repo where the notebooks are. You can upload those notebooks to Colab if you want to use it there.
Smart Air lent this one to me as it’s new on the market. If the manufacturers are willing to lend me the devices I would be happy to test them in the same conditions.