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PythonAnywhere makes it easy to create and run Python programs in the cloud.

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Python Everywhere
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2011
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London, UK
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Graduate Research Assistant
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(501-1000 employees)
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"Cloud Solution to Write ,Run, Store python program and much more!!"

What do you like best?

In the dashboard, it shows the required information. For example - CPU usage, recent files, console used. Lots of flexibility to use python console. User can choose python IDE or ipython. Each of them have several versions. It also has the database creating and liking facility for the python which makes it unique. It has the feature of jupyter notebook. In the "task" section there are 2 kinds of automated task system that user can use. One is Scheduled task which are scripts that will run every single day at user specified time to do scraping websites, or test server is running or not. The second automated task is "Always-on tasks" which are the scripts that are kept running all the time, and restarted if they crash. User can build web apps, upload files to run. So, PythonAnywhere is a great resource for programmer and programming team.

What do you dislike?

File storage quota is relatively low. Some new and relatively less used library function is not available. only command-line feature is available, problem while running a .py file.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

PythonAnywhere is a great solution for programming, running and storing python code in the cloud specially if you are working in a team. PythonAnywhere is inexpensive, has the option of creating database, jupyter notebook and creating web apps. PythonAnywhere will be a great cloud solution for you and your programming team.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We generally solve our research problem using the PythonAnywhere. Other research team member can find and work on the programming file.

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(51-200 employees)
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"Deploy python applications in few clicks "

What do you like best?

Pythonanywhere makes simplicity its best: having very little experience with Web hosting, I managed to get my app up and running in few minutes.

Being able to try it for free, with a limited account, was a big plus: once I understood what my needs were, I was able to decide whether to upgrade to a paid account or not

What do you dislike?

The Web interface is not the most straightforward: it takes quite some clicks around to understand where things are located and what is core in managing your website

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Sometimes I need a python app running on the fly, for scraping or to support the interview process. Pythonanywhere lets me do it very quickly and with little to none setup

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"Best Cloud Environment for Running Python "

What do you like best?

Setting a proper development environment can be a hassle but PythonAnywhere can help you with that. If you are thinking about a Python interpreter online you are wrong: not only will do that for us, since also includes different boilerplates on several frameworks that will speed things up. In addition to providing an incredibly reliable and easy-to-use service, PythonAnywhere also offers the best support out there. I emailed them with an issue I had, and they responded within a few minutes. My problem ended up not being related to PythonAnywhere at all, yet the support person was kind enough to help me nonetheless, and ended up solving my problem. PythonAnywhere has restored my faith in customer support. Also, it's really easy to scale. You pay for a number of "Workers" for your web app (to handle requests), or CPU seconds for code that you run outside a web app, and you can get more workers or CPU seconds by upgrading your plan any time.

What do you dislike?

The pricing can be a bit much if you use it extensively. There is no WebSocket support and obviously you can only use Python on the server side.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

PythonAnywhere is really amazing. Almost the entire python stack is available The infrastructure and ease to work with PythonAnywhere is amazing. I was playing with Web2py and was curious how difficult it would be to deploy. PythonAnywhere couldn't have made it much easier. Took under 10 minutes to get it up and running.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are trying to deploy sites written in Python and it was super easy to deploy our sites using PythonAnywhere.

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(201-500 employees)
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"Easily deploy python scripts"

What do you like best?

Python anywhere is the best place where you can easily deploy python scripts that includes python+django or even a flask application can be directly loaded into python anywhere and the service can be kept running.It is the easiest way to deploy web application made in python.

What do you dislike?

I have nothing to dislike about python anywhere.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I recommend python anywhere to developers who need a temporary solution to showcase their development and product to clients or any others in the simplest possible way.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I used python anywhere many times to deploy my flask application which had some frontend to display the results of my ML model in graphed way to showcase it to my clients.It was the simplest method for me.

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"PythonAnywhere- Python in the real cloud"

What do you like best?

1) In-browser access to Python which is server based and Bash command-line interfaces

2) Code editor features along with its syntax highlighter

3) In-browser facility to transfer the code form user computer to the cloud and vice versa

4) Mobile platform coding facility

What do you dislike?

Code pushing required Git or some code repository.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

PythonAnywhere is cheaper depending on what you need. They both run on Amazon AWS and offer a wide range of scalability/pricing options.

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"Hassle free deployment of Python applications"

What do you like best?

Tailor made environment. Hassle free deployment. Prior announcement about maintenance.

Decent performance.

What do you dislike?

The user interface can be a little better. Documentation is very brief.

Lack of proper guides and tutorials. Very different from other cloud providers.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Use this if your application runs on Pure Python. Hard to maintain if it has other dependencies.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Easy deployment. No need to maintain infrastructure.

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"A Great Sandbox to Create in"

What do you like best?

Easy to setup and scale to size. Their customer service is fantastic! Super cheap depending on size.

What do you dislike?

They do not currently have Web Sockets support.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Cheap solution for a remote environment you can create and work on python programming.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Finally have a "cloud" like environment I can reach from anywhere to work on Python based programming.

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"Python"

What do you like best?

The language is simple and easy to understand

What do you dislike?

one mistake can take hours to figure out

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Making websites

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"Review for python anywhere "

What do you like best?

Best thing of python anywhere is it is very easy to use. Even the new users can use and understand it very easily.

What do you dislike?

Although I liked python anywhere so much. But the worst thing is that it consume a lot of data to get full benefits

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It helps me in bussiness alot.

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"Great tool for testing Python code"

What do you like best?

Being able to choose the version of Python to run and loading code remotely.

What do you dislike?

There isn't much of a user interface for working remotely on the cloud. For example creating and editing a document on the cloud.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Testing remotely on a server with isolated environments.

PythonAnywhere Features

  • Application Deployment
  • Development Tools
  • Development Environment
  • Language Support
  • Testing
  • Database Management

PythonAnywhere User Ratings

8.6
Ease of Use
Average: 8.2*
8.6
Quality of Support
Average: 8.0*
8.3
Ease of Setup
Average: 8.1*
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