Top 10 Low-Code Development Platforms for 2022

Published on
09/05/2022 10:09 AM

The market for low-code development tools is accelerating at an incredible pace. Companies from every industry are under increasing pressure to innovate rapidly and digitally transform, but not everyone has the budget required to hire a team of dedicated developers. 

The global low code platform market is set to grow at a rate of 26.1% CAGR between 2020 and 2027, driven by the need for a wider share of citizen developers in many business landscapes. The question is, which low-code platforms are best suited to empower your organisation?

Today, we’re going to be looking at just some of the most effective low-code development tools available today, designed to help with quick coding, setup and deployment. 

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Appian

A market-leading solution recognised by analysts like Gartner and Forrester, Appian has quickly positioned itself as a top tool for low-code development. The comprehensive environment allows business leaders to rapidly create enterprise-ready applications with stunning user interfaces, designed for the rapidly-evolving digital team. 

You can design all kinds of app solutions to build engaging experiences across mobile, web and other touchpoints, and integrate data from various environments, like legacy and cloud systems. The low-code solution comes with a visual no-code designer too, for companies in search of a rapid method of developing tools with absolutely no developer knowledge.

 

Visual LANSA

Promising high control with minimal coding requirements, Visual LANSA is a platform for the modern world of development. The environment ensures companies of all sizes can keep up with increasing demands for new applications and growth, with rapid app-building features. You can transform manual and paper-based processes easily, and integrate your new tools with a range of existing applications and services. 

The powerful low-code solution is suitable for creating mobile, web, and desktop apps, and comes with extensive testing and deployment tools. Application frameworks also improve your chances of successful deployment first-time around.

 

Retool

Retool is a low-code ecosystem promising an easy way to build internal tools at speed. There’s a free developer version of the technology to help you get started, and a powerful set of building blocks to get you started faster. Retool separates functionality into easily re-usable modules so you can spend more time focusing on assembling your UI, rather than creating it from scratch. 

The Retool service offers both cloud and self-hosted application creation, as well as integrations with dozens of popular data sources, so accessing your libraries is easier. You can also write JavaScript into your app whenever you choose for comprehensive customisation.

 

Quixy

A leading tool ranked number one in the G2 Spring 2022 momentum report, Quixy delivers fast access to digital solutions for business growth. Companies can access both low-code and no-code application development, to turn everyone in your team into a citizen developer. You can model, automate, and monitor all manner of business processes, and create a more streamlined workplace.

The great thing about Quixy is how easy it is to use, with drag-and-drop components, a rich text editor, facial recognition widget, and more. There’s also the option to seamlessly integrate third-party applications through pre-existing API integrations, webhooks and convenient connectors. The whole service is enterprise-ready with the highest levels of security standards too.

 

Tray.io

Branded 'The customer-centric low-code automation platform', Tray.io's sophisticated, flexible API automation platform works at incredible speed. Your team members quickly become citizen automators who have the power and knowledge to integrate the services they use every day for amazing innovation, and ultimately growth.

What is designed for you? A clicks-or-code configuration for ultra-fast setup and a quick ramp-up experience for users, leading to rapid time to value.

 

Genexus

GeneXus is an agile development tool which allows your company to effortlessly adapt as technology evolves. 

The GeneXus streamlines application development by automatically generating everything from databases to code, frontend to backend, and server-side to client-side services. It's not magic - just a smarter way to create smart technology. 

It can generates native apps for every mobile device platform, as well as web applications that run flawlessy on every browser

 

Pega Systems

Pega Systems is a leading company in the automation and development landscape, committed to helping businesses work simpler and faster. You can use the platform to strengthen relationships with your customers using AI-powered decision making, and implement comprehensive automation strategies to align your team. 

Trusted by brands like Cisco and Siemens, Pega simplifies the way companies access digitally-transformative tools, and enhances your ability to scale. With the Pega platform, you can create both low-code and no-code solutions in no time, and you get fantastic customer service and support every step of the way.

 

Mendix

One of the better-known companies in the low-code landscape, Mendix promises companies everything they need for end-to-end digitalization. The Mendix ecosystem combines online portals with automated workflows and digitized processes to help business leaders get the most of their evolving teams, and scale in a more agile environment. 

Mendix’ low code platform is beautifully easy to use and understand, with a streamlined and intuitive interface. Created to help any business access new functionality fast, Mendix has earned a position in multiple Gartner Magic Quadrants, as well as Forrester Wave reports. 

 

FlutterFlow

Promising a convenient way to create mobile apps and lightning-fast automation, FlutterFlow is a convenient low-code solution which relies on visual drag-and-drop components to bring tools to life. You can easily connect your apps to live data, using the API support built into the system to create new connections. 

FlutterFlow allows you to build customizable and interactive user interfaces to build your apps faster without the need for complex coding. The technology was founded by two former Google engineers with a focus on app building simplicity.

 

Microsoft PowerApps

One of the most popular tools for low-code app creation on the market today, Microsoft PowerApps delivers a convenient way for companies to easily develop web and mobile apps for any business need. The solution also integrates perfectly with the rest of the Microsoft ecosystem, if you’re already using solutions like Microsoft Azure or Power BI. 

With Microsoft Power Apps, you get a convenient point-and-click approach to app creation, with pre-defined templates and easy access to your existing data. Your apps will be compatible with a wide range of different devices, and they can scale easily with confidence using the Microsoft ecosystem.

 

The Data Innovation Summit is the largest and most influential annual Data and AI event in the Nordics and beyond, bringing together the most innovative minds, enterprise practitioners, technology providers, start-up innovators and academics, working with Data Science, Big Data, ML, AI, Data Management, Data Engineering, IoT and Analytics, in one place to discuss ways to accelerate AI-driven Transformation throughout companies, industries and public organisations.