Low-Code, the Silent Revolution
For years I have made bold statements about Software Automation. Today we've got research more or less proving that most of what I claimed was true.
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The latest Low-Code Software Development Trend Report was just published tonight by the publishing team at DZone. I got to contribute to it, with what I consider the "secret juice" in regards to how to create a Low-Code platform. As Lindsay sent me the link to it tonight, and I started reading it though, I almost screamed out of joy. The report basically more or less confirms every single bold statement I have ever made in regards to software development automation. For instance ...
- 78% of respondents answers that Low-Code makes them deliver faster
- 39% of respondents answers that Low-Code results in higher quality
- 33% of respondents says Low-Code reduces technical debt
Interestingly, it seems to be a trend that Senior Developers are in general more open to Low-Code than junior developers, which I guess says something about Low-Code in regards to its pragmatic point of view. The two most useful use cases for Low-Code is according to the respondents.
- Enterprise CRUD
- Interactive Web Forms
Which of course is my two primary features in Magic. In fact, if I didn't know better, you could almost argue that this entire research was purchased and paid for by myself, due to my obsession for Low-Code. Literally every single bold statement I've put forth about Low-Code over the last years has more or less been verified with scientific data now, based upon 672 software developers participating in it, and answering questions related to Low-Code in their daily job. You can find my own contribution to the report almost at the bottom of the report.
Other contributors to it are Justin Albano, Erich D. Schabell, Steven Lott, Zachary Blitz, Amy Groden-Morrison, Roland Alston and Raj Rao. The Trend Report is basically a bombshell, having verified more or less every single assumption I have been working around for the last years. Other interesting points of view is how Open Source is crucial as the means to avoid lockin as you choose Low-Code framework, etc, etc, etc - Read it.
The Revolution is over and we won!
Psst, I'm obviously biased having worked on Low-Code frameworks for years myself.
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