Low-code tooling offers many benefits but cost, security, product selection and application should be carefully considered
"Low-code development is not a new phenomenon. In many ways, the term is a modern moniker for rapid application development (RAD) tools first introduced in the 1980s. These tools were originally introduced as alternatives to traditional programming techniques. Early RAD tools focused on quick, iterative development methods prioritising constrained functionality, user experience and overall performance.
Today, empowering employees with low-code development technology is part of the digital workplace charter, supporting the large scale of departmental and workgroup application development. Only applications that are of an extreme scale (for example, relying on custom microservices) or that contain novel capabilities require the traditional professional IT developer and are outside low-code tool capabilities..."
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