Anvil vs Pivotal Web Services (PWS): 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, Pivotal Web Services (PWS) is detailed as "Deploy, Update and Scale Applications On-Demand". Pivotal Web Services is a public cloud version of the widely supported Open Source Cloud Foundry PaaS. PWS makes is an ideal platform for the rapid deployment, easy scaling and binding of third party apps for Java, PHP, Ruby, GO and Python apps. Focus on apps not dev ops.
Anvil and Pivotal Web Services (PWS) can be primarily classified 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, Pivotal Web Services (PWS) provides the following key features:
- Marketplace for 3rd party services
- Cloud Foundry Support
- Easy Deployment