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What is Anvil?

Anvil is a platform for building and hosting full-stack web apps written entirely in Python. Drag & drop your UI, then write Python on the front-end and back-end to make it all work. Web development has never been this easy (or fast)!
Anvil is a tool in the Platform as a Service category of a tech stack.

Who uses Anvil?

4 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Anvil.

Anvil Integrations

Google Drive, Stripe, Python, Google Maps, and Plotly are some of the popular tools that integrate with Anvil. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Anvil.

Why developers like Anvil?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Anvil
Top Reasons

Anvil's Features

  • Drag and drop UI builder
  • Full-stack Python
  • Client-side Python
  • Built-in database
  • Built-in user authentication
  • Simple integration with existing services and code
  • On-site installation supported
  • Expose REST APIs with one line of code
  • Rich set of UI components: Forms, plotting, maps, and more
  • Built-in support for all your favourite Python packages
  • Simple but powerful version control
  • Team collaboration
  • Active Directory integration

Anvil Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Anvil?
Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
Google App Engine
Google has a reputation for highly reliable, high performance infrastructure. With App Engine you can take advantage of the 10 years of knowledge Google has in running massively scalable, performance driven systems. App Engine applications are easy to build, easy to maintain, and easy to scale as your traffic and data storage needs grow.
AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Once you upload your application, Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment details of capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and application health monitoring.
Build a universal GraphQL API on top of your existing REST APIs, so you can ship new application features fast without waiting on backend changes.
OpenShift is Red Hat's Cloud Computing Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. OpenShift is an application platform in the cloud where application developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications.
See all alternatives

Anvil's Followers
14 developers follow Anvil to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
LaDonna Marie
Michael Coleman
Ruben Garcia
Meredydd Luff
Erik Allais
Bastian Krones
Jacq Kenny
Jimmy Song