The Future of Development: No Code Platforms
In recent times No Code Platforms has gained significant popularity. Its ability to build applications from scratch without having to hire a developer or write any line of code has helped businesses to make their very own apps.
Companies are increasingly using these platforms as they are cost-effective and do not require any development process. Businesses can now make their own applications without having any technological know-how.
The No-Code Platforms had its beginnings in 1985 when Microsoft released its first version of Excel for Mac followed by the Windows version in 1987. This was a great leap forward as researchers could use data manipulation, analysis, and visualization without writing any line of code.
Then in the early 2000s, No-Code Development Process made its way online. With the emergence of WordPress, this development process gained significant traction. As of today, around 35% of all websites are made using WordPress and without coding.
Currently, there are a few top-notch No-Code Platforms. The development of such platforms was paved by the use of the Internet. As more and more entrepreneurs are coming online, the demand for such services has increased proportionately. As such below are a few popular No-Code Platforms.
Shopify: Started its journey in early 2004. It lets users create customizable shops online. You do not need any programmers or software developers to create your very own professional e-commerce website.
Zapier: In August 2012, a Zapier was started by Wade Foster, Bryan Helmig, and Mike Knoop as part of the first Startup Weekend Columbia in 2011. This platform allows its users to integrate web applications. Thus, improving productivity and efficiency.
Integromat: This is an automation tool that began its journey in 2016. Integromat automatically forwards new emails containing a specific word to another email address. The platform is not only capable of connecting apps but can also transfer and transform data.
No-Code Platforms promises to make the development process accessible to more people. These platforms help organizations to build apps without relying on any development process or engineering teams. That means anyone without any coding knowledge can now build usable applications.
The future looks really exciting as more and more businesses are opting for No-Code Platforms to build their mobile/web applications.
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