Python Web Applications in 80 Seconds

Are you wondering whether you can you make web apps with nothing but Python? With no JavaScript, HTML or CSS? You can for free with Anvil. Let me show you how!

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Do you want to learn how Python can be used for web development? Then check out our new 80 second video:

Anvil in 80 Seconds

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If you can write Python, then Anvil is all you need to build and deploy web applications.

With Anvil, you can design your app with a drag-and-drop UI builder and write Python code that runs in the web browser and on the server.

Dragging a new button into the UI and writing client-side Python

Anvil comes with a built-in database backed by Postgres.

A database table backed by Postgres

You can put it all online with two clicks — just choose a web address:

Deploying the app online

You can use all the normal Python libraries to process your data or connect to external databases.

Import all the normal Python libraries

Anvil helps you save time and stay secure by providing built-in user authentication for your apps.

Anvil comes with built-in user authentication

You can connect code running anywhere on the Internet to your Anvil app using the Anvil Uplink. This includes code running in Jupyter notebooks, Google Colab, AWS SageMaker, IoT devices and your own computer.

Connect your Anvil app to code running anywhere on the internet

Anvil has a built-in integration with Stripe that means you can run a payment form with a single line of code.

Run a payment form with a single line of code.

Your apps can send and receive email using the built-in Email Service.

Send and receive email with the built in Email Service

And you can connect your Anvil app with services from Google, Microsoft, Facebook and much, much more!

You can connect your app with many different services

Anvil lets you collaborate with other developers and manage changes with git-backed version control.

Collaborate with other developers

Create environments for production, staging and development and deploy each one separately.

Create multiple environments

You can deploy the Anvil Editor on-site with an Enterprise plan. You can develop in the cloud and deploy Anvil apps online. You can also deploy apps on your own hardware with the open-source framework — check it out on GitHub.

Check out the open-source framework on GitHub

Anvil is free to use. Start building now: https://anvil.works/build

Learn More

Anvil is free to use — just head on over to anvil.works, or check out the links below for step-by-step tutorials, full documentation and real-world examples.

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