The low-code movement has arrived in a big way to meet the insatiable demand for enterprise apps in the face of an industry-wide skills shortage.
The exploding low-code tool space can be confusing, so we've done the legwork to compare the three best enterprise platforms aimed at "citizen developers," as identified by two major research firms.
Gartner is the latest major research firm to turn its attention to the burgeoning low-code movement, spawned by enterprises' increasing appetite for mobile/Web apps in the face of a dearth of qualified professional developers.
Forrester Research expands on last year's low-code report with a mobile-centric study.
Among the host of cloud technology news items coming from Oracle's OpenWorld conference was this tidbit of special interest to "citizen" mobile developers: a new cloud-based, low-code development platform in the making.
We've covered many low-code/no-code development tools, but they've mostly been relegated to simple app creation, not complicated, cutting-edge technology like machine learning -- until now.
Just in case those "ordinary business user" types find low-code tools too daunting to help meet the growing demand for enterprise mobile apps, dev tool maker Zuznow has gone to a no-code approach.
Mendix today announced a new version of its low-code mobile development platform, designed to help developers build "Smart Apps" with connectors to accommodate emerging trends such as the Internet of Things, Big Data and machine learning.
When your low-code mobile app development tools start to look like everyone else's low-code mobile app development tools, you have to differentiate yourself with new products, services or functionality.
It's all about speed for today's digital business leaders who rely on low-code development platforms, says Forrester Research, which today published a ranking of the various offerings.
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