LOW CODE & TECHNOLOGIE
5 reasons to use the Mendix low-code platform
Agile Digital Makers
November, 2nd 2020
In just a few years, Mendix has become the world leader in low-code development. The promise of this software? Quickly and easily develop an application with minimal hand coding. If you’ve decided to try low-code, but don’t know which platform to choose, we give you five good reasons to use Mendix …
What is Mendix ?
Mendix is a low-code platform that enables application development using minimal hand coding. Created in 2005, this platform is considered today to be the leader in its field. Its visual interface makes it accessible and easy to use for a variety of users. Mendix was even recognized in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant 2020 as the leader in multi-experience development platforms.
All in One Low-Code Plaform
Source: Mendix World 2020
Why choose the Mendix low-code platform?
The Mendix low-code platform was designed to be used by experienced developers as well as citizen developers. If we have to use 3 words to describe this platform, we’d say: speed, flexibility and adaptability. Let’s see why the Mendix low-code platform is the best choice for your application’s development…
“For a long time, application development was restricted to developers, due to the necessity of coding knowledge. With Mendix, the code is no longer an obstacle!”
A visual development interface
Thanks to Mendix’s visual interface, applications development is made easy! Its drag and drop system is easy to use and accessible to users with no coding background. For a long time, application development was restricted to developers, due to the the necessity of coding knowledge. With Mendix, code is no longer an obstacle! You can upload an Excel file and use the Mendix Studio to create a simple application quickly. You’ll be able to boost your team’s productivity.
A collaborative platform that promotes agile methods
Mendix encourages collaboration between your business and IT teams. It promotes the implementation of the agile methodology for project management. Thanks to the various integrated tools and its visual interface, Mendix allows your IT, business or even marketing departments to work together and simultaneously on the same application. Each employee can therefore actively participate and provide relevant input at each stage of your project’s development. Communication between your different departments is definitely improved and this way, you can promote innovation and creativity within your company.
One app, for multiple devices
Gone are the days when you had to develop an application for every device type! Applications created with Mendix are responsive and compatible with all devices. If you have developed a web application and need a mobile version, you won’t have to start from scratch. You just need to create one application and it can be deployed on PC, mobile or tablet, and still remain user-friendly.
More integration, more flexibility
Mendix allows you to connect all the applications you already use: Oracle, SAP, Salesforce or FICO. This low-code platform is compatible with a large number of solutions and protocols such as REST, JDBC or ODATA. With Mendix, integration is easy and smooth. Thanks to open APIs, developers can quickly connect and access different systems used within your company. Mendix offers hundreds of pre-built connectors that will save you precious time. By being completely open source, the platform also offers you optimal flexibility and freedom.
Better governance and security
One of the main advantages of the Mendix low-code platform is the applications’ centralized management. It gives you access to a dashboard from which you can fully manage and configure your applications. This allows your IT department to update and debug all applications from the same interface. The maintenance of all your projects becomes easier. With the centralized management system offered by Mendix, you have better governance. You reduce shadow IT and improve the overall security of your business applications
In addition to these 5 good reasons, the Mendix low-code platform offers you a large number of features that ease and promote the development of innovative and user-friendly applications.
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