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The Myths of Low-Code: 3 for the Storybooks

This is the third installment of our Leading with Low-Code Blog Series.

Once upon a time, a guy named Thomas Bulfinch wrote a storybook about the Greek and Roman Gods. It promptly became a very big deal and is still being used in universities today to help people understand Homer, Socrates, Pythagoras and other fathers of philosophy, math and algorithms.

Why am I bringing this up in an article about coding? Good question. The answer starts with a simple term: Low-code development. It’s become trendy. It’s a new favorite topic for the big-name analysts. Lots of vendors are offering it. Companies who have long backlogs and customer demands for mobility are eating it up. (more…)

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Why You Should Choose an Enterprise-Grade Low-Code Platform

This is the second installment of our Leading with Low-Code Blog Series.

OutSystems’ Data Model View – One of Many Views any Enterprise-Grade Low-Code Platform Should Offer

In a recent BrainBlog post I discussed the spectrum of low-code/no-code platforms. At the no-code end of this spectrum are tools for business users to create a variety of business applications via straightforward, drag-and-drop style interactions.

At the other extreme, low-code platforms like OutSystems focus on accelerating and streamlining the work of professional developers, as they build enterprise-grade applications.

Fair enough – but what do we mean by enterprise-grade? (more…)

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The Time Has Come for Low-Code Platforms

This is the first installment of our Leading with Low-Code Blog Series.

The notion thatThe Time Has Come for Low-Code Platforms a suitably sophisticated platform might ease the custom coding work of software developers has been around for many years.

Fourth-generation languages (4GLs) like PowerBuilder and Delphi touted such ease of development, opening up enterprise software creation to less seasoned application creators while simplifying and accelerating the work of their more experienced colleagues. (more…)