Over the years and even decades, there have been many efforts to make the lives of professional developers easier, with low-code (or at least lower-code) solutions from fourth-generation languages to CASE tools to mashups to serverless computing. Lately, there have been renewed efforts and solutions to broadened this concept, to put some form of abstracted development tools in the hands of non-technical users. How’s that going?
The prospects for low-code and no-code software development over the coming year are mixed, according to chief technology officers participating in a recent roundtable organized by The Software House. As reported by Dennis de Vriesin in Silicon Canals. “I don’t believe that everyone can suddenly create software,” says Bastiaan de Ruiter, CTO of Blanco. “Putting low-code platforms in the hands of everyone will create problems with governance.”
Lately, vendors have been pushing forward with low-code and no-code solutions, recognizing