Mendix Studio Pro

Mendix is one of the largest players on the market and listed as a leader for Low-Code application development platforms by both Gartner and Forrester. It actually consists of several tools. One of them, Mendix Studio Pro, is a Low-Code tool. There is also the Mendix Studio, which is a No-Code tool that I already reviewed in an earlier post.

Mendix Studio

Mendix is one of the largest players on the market and listed as a leader for Low-Code application development platforms by both Gartner and Forrester. It actually consists of several tools. One of them, Mendix Studio, is a No-Code tool. There is also the Mendix Studio Pro, which is a Low-Code tool. I will review Mendix Studio Pro separately in a later post.

Intrexx

Intrexx is a Low-Code platform that is developed by the German software vendor United Planet. It was first released in 1999 and by now there are over a million people using Intrexx every day at work. Intrexx is available as a cloud solution, as well as on-premise.

Rating System for Low-Code and No-Code Platforms

As I stated in my opening post (Ready? Launch!) one part of this blog is testing Low-Code and No-Code products. Although I’m more of a techie, which means for me it’s a lot of fun trying different products, I also want to share my experiences with you. Now I’m already very familiar with Intrexx from my daily work at United Planet, but I still want to give a fair review to all products. That’s why I try to standardize my reviews, so they hopefully turn out objective.

The goal is to have a (Ninja^^)-Star-Rating like this:

Integrate Instant Messenger into a Low-Code Environment

There are a lot of different ways to communicate inside companies. In smaller businesses it’s more likely to just talk to each other or send emails. However, if the company grows there is a point where companies need to offer additional ways to exchange information. One of these additional technologies would be instant messaging. There are multiple providers of such applications, most of them are hosted outside of your company. With Intrexx it’s possible to integrate the free real time collaboration server Openfire for XMPP(Jabber) into your company portal using a jQuery XMPP plugin. Openfire can be hosted in your own environment, used for free and is therefor a good alternative for instant messaging.

Include JavaScript Library in your Intrexx Application

As most of the people I also don’t like to reinvent the wheel. This is why, when I have to code something, I try to use existing, usually even free, code libraries to work with. Since most of them are also open source, I can be pretty sure they are of high quality and used and tested very often.

In Intrexx you can include two types of external libraries. Java libraries as well as JavaScript libraries. In this post I will show you how to include a JavaScript library in Intrexx and how to include the library in the application package, so that it will be exported and later imported together with the rest of the package.

News

I want to collect all kinds of news from the low-code section. There is a lot going on these days and it is hard to keep up with the development of low-code.


Development

In this category, you can read about actual low-code solutions. I’ll post about a wide range of requirements that I needed to solve as a Low-Code Consultant.


Products

Since the market of low-code products is very fast growing, I want to give you a summary about the products out there.