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Build, Manage, Deploy, and Scale Your Next Web Project With Corvid

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Build, Manage, Deploy, and Scale Your Next Web Project With Corvid

An overview of the open source Corvid platform and the benefits it bring to devs working on both the front-end and backend of a web application.

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About Corvid by Wix

Corvid accelerates the way you build production-grade web applications. It’s an open development platform that combines an intuitive visual builder with a built-in IDE, serverless Node.js, integrated databases and more — all backed by the secure Wix Cloud and without the hassle of setting up or managing infrastructure. Invest in your business, product, and services and join the thriving community of developers who use Corvid.

With Corvid you’ll be able to truly maximize your workflow — get zero setup, one-click deployment, gradual rollout of release versions and application telemetry.

Rapid Front-End Development

Corvid’s visual builder allows you to use and modify 100s of UI elements, making it quicker and more efficient to build your web application’s interface — all while retaining the flexibility of your code. You can take control of element behaviors with JavaScript and Corvid APIs by adding events, custom interactions, animations, and more. Work from your own coding environment or use Corvid’s built-in IDE to boost your productivity.

If you want to create a database collection, you can easily do it straight from the visual builder, or connect to any external database. There are a variety of Wix Data APIs in your site’s front-end (or backend) code that you can utilize to manage and aggregate your collections, as well as a centralized interface for simplified content management and application runtime.

Once you’re ready to go live, Corvid’s Developer Console allows you to preview, test, and debug your code. The Console displays information essential for testing and debugging, such as errors, warnings, debug messages, and other messages (in both front-end and backend code). Each message indicates its type (e.g., error, warning, debug), the page where the code is, and a clickable link to the specific line of code that triggered the message.

Tools for Backend Development

Corvid has an integrated Node.js that removes the hassle of setting up and maintaining your own. Instead, you can focus on the core your business logic and functionality. You can readily install npm packages from the world’s largest software registry to bring complex functionality to your site, like Google APIs, lodash, Stripe and debug, and much more.

You can also use HTTP functions to set your web application as a service or API for external platforms.

Business and Marketing Tools

Corvid gives you access to industry-leading marketing tools, like Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel and more, so you can track and monitor your application exactly as you want with your favorite tools.

Using Wix applications such as eCommerce, Bookings and more, you can enjoy a pre-made application and customize it with Corvid APIs to get the functionality you want.

Highly-Documented Platform

Corvid’s documentation center will supply you with the information you need to build the projects you want. See examples, use cases, video tutorials and get a fully-detailed API reference. Join the discussion, get answers to your questions and show off your results in the Corvid Forum.

Using Corvid to Build Your Next Web Application

Corvid is a powerful web development platform with unparalleled features. It’s open platform gives you the tools you need to rapidly build your next web application.

You can work from the Corvid integrated databases and IDE, or connect your own database and work from the environment that is best for you. Plus, you get total design freedom from the visual builder and optimized business applications—all in one integrated platform.

Build, manage, deploy and scale your next web project with Corvid!

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web dev ,open source development platform ,corvid ,front-end development ,backend development

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