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Anvil vs AppFog: What are the differences?

Developers describe Anvil as "Drag and Drop Python Web App Builder". 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)!. On the other hand, AppFog is detailed as "Simple PaaS for Java, Python, Node, .Net, Ruby, PHP, MySQL, Mongo, and PostgreSQL". AppFog provides the infrastructure web developers need to build apps without worrying about IT tasks or having to wait days to get servers ready for writing code. AppFog’s web application technologies include PHP, NodeJS, Ruby, Python, Java, .NET, MySQL, and PostgreSQL.

Anvil and AppFog can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.

Some of the features offered by Anvil are:

  • Drag and drop UI builder
  • Full-stack Python
  • Client-side Python

On the other hand, AppFog provides the following key features:

  • Launches fast, runs fast- Varnish Cache and op-code caching run applications with less server load and accelerated performance.
  • Reduces ops work- No more configuring servers, firewalls, Apache, security, or installing frameworks.
  • Plays well with any SCM- Versioning is critical. AppFog is compatible with code management systems like git, svn, and mercurial.
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Pros of Anvil
Pros of AppFog
  • 4
    Fast dashboards deployment
  • 2
    Quickly deploy a full stack
  • 2
    Easy to deploy
  • 2
    Python everywhere
  • 2
    Open source
  • 2
    Drag-and-drop UI builder
  • 1
    Create PDFs easily
  • 4
    Allocate multiple instances to one app for free
  • 4
    The basic plan is free
  • 3
    Pricing by memory size
  • 2
    Great for startups
  • 1
    10 Free instances

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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)!

What is AppFog?

AppFog provides the infrastructure web developers need to build apps without worrying about IT tasks or having to wait days to get servers ready for writing code. AppFog’s web application technologies include PHP, NodeJS, Ruby, Python, Java, .NET, MySQL, and PostgreSQL.

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    What are some alternatives to Anvil and AppFog?
    Django
    Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
    Heroku
    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.
    Apollo
    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.
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