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How to use Dashes

Welcome to our brand new tool.

How to add Hotjar to your Smart Forms

Easily integrate with Hotjar using our execute_js function

How to use Validate

Create your own widgets with custom business logic.

When not Calendly
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Create calendar links with source tracking, dynamic hosting and more

How to use Reactive

Create dynamic forms with Pages and widgets that respond to user input.

How to use Page Actions

A quick tutorial that builds a Smart Form with multiple paths in a single screen.

When not Google Colab
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Looking for collaborative, easy scripting? Check out this comparison.

How to run a Python script every time a spreadsheet is updated
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Two birds, one stone: the good 'old spreadsheet + all of Python's power.

When not Retool
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Let’s go over key comparisons between Abstra Cloud and Retool to understand each platform’s strengths.

How to send emails with your Smart Forms
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aka ‘Automate your email with this nimble Python web app (feat. Sendgrid)’

How to generate documents from a spreadsheet with Python
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Spreadsheet → Python → A batch of personalized documents, read-to-share

When not Tkinter

An honest review at how our tool compares to the OG, built-in Python GUI framework.

Partial access to spreadsheets using Python
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How to build a Smart Form that enables authenticated access to user-specific Excel info using only Python.

How to get user input using read() widgets

Get to know our comprehensive input options, from multiple choices to cards.

Lightening fast BMI Calculator

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create and deploy a BMI calculator in 5 minutes, using only Python.

Automatic purchase requests based on budgets
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Let’s have a look at how to create a smart purchasing tool based on information in a database.

How to run Selenium on Abstra Cloud
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Learn to use one of Python’s most ingenious resources.