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Alpha named"Rising Star" in Low-Code Development Software

Top low code development tools for development teams and citizen development.Alpha Software was named a "Rising Star" in Low-Code Development Software in the Spring 2018 Customer Success Report. Featured Customers, which published the report, helps technology buyers make informed purchasing decisions on rapid application development environments. The website provides customer reviews, success stories, case studies, and customer videos. With the right software, companies will building apps with ease.

Speed App Development with Low Code

FeaturedCustomers explains that low code development platforms limit expense and reduce the amount of manual coding required to create application software. Both application developers and citizen developers can use low-code software. The rapid app development software allows them to customize workflows turn paper forms into mobile apps. These platforms can streamline app updates and regular maintenance in today’s fast-paced business environment.

Rating the Top Low Code Development Software Solutions

Many low-code software development companies and drag and drop solutions were reviewed, but only 12 met the bar for inclusion. Alpha Software received an overall score of 85, earning a "Rising Star" award for creating custom apps.

Customers give high marks to the Alpha Software low code app development platform. The low code software is praised for its development speed, flexibility, and ease of building applications. It can also tie into business process automation systems and existing corporate databases,

Scores are determined by the number of customer reviews, social media presence, and vendor web traffic and search trends. The full report, including a detailed product scorecard, is available to download.

What Customers Say About Low Code Solutions

Customers give Alpha Anywhere  near-perfect scores on Gartner Peer Insights and other product review websites. The software is ideal for development teams or project management teams who need to build and deploy custom business applications. The software received the InfoWorld Technology of the Year award for building custom enterprise apps and offline apps with ease. 

When asked about why they like Alpha Software's low code software, their comments include:

  • "We use Alpha Software for an apartment management application that has improved our NOI by about $50K/year." (G2Crowd)
  • "Alpha Anywhere allows citizen developers and hard core developers alike to build desktop, web and mobile applications using one platform. Alpha takes feedback direct from developers and incorporates that into future releases, which is a nice change. The fact that Alpha Anywhere can take you from beginning to end in developing a complete product is really nice, no need to use a ton of tools to accomplish something." (G2Crowd)
  • "I have been using Alpha Software more than 1 years in various settings (from nonprofit to commercials). It requires very little knowledge to develop an app. The best part I like about alpha five is how interactive and less coding the development environment is." (G2Crowd)

The Importance of Low Code in Your IT Portfolio

Experts don't think hand coding will go away anytime soon, but having low-code in your IT portfolio will be a necessity moving forward. Your business will need to take more and more business apps in the future as businesses move business tasks from desktops to tablets and smartphones. Without low code software, you won't be able to take your business to mobile devices in an increasingly mobile-first world.

Try Building Apps with Low Code Development Software

Don't be reluctant to try low code development tools. You can easily try a solution and build your first app today. Alpha Anywhere offers their software for free and offers pre-build apps for you to use. Alpha Software offers a library of over 1,000 tutorials and how-to videos that can help you learn to add advanced smartphone features and integrate data sources into any mobile app.

Alpha Software also has a large community of low code users that regularly offer other users tips and advice as they build their apps. This is critical as you can see excellent examples of low code apps and get ideas of how to solve business problems with low code development software.

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Amy Groden-Morrison
Amy Groden-Morrison

Amy Groden-Morrison has served more than 15 years in marketing communications leadership roles at companies such as TIBCO Software, RSA Security and Ziff-Davis. Most recently she was responsible for developing marketing programs that helped achieve 30%+ annual growth rate for analytics products at a $1Bil, NASDAQ-listed business integration Software Company. Her past accomplishments include establishing the first co-branded technology program with CNN, launching an events company on the NYSE, rebranding a NASDAQ-listed company amid a crisis, and positioning and marketing a Boston-area startup for successful acquisition. Amy currently serves as a Healthbox Accelerator Program Mentor, Marketing Committee Lead for the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Launch Smart Clinics, and on the organizing team for Boston TechJam. She holds an MBA from Northeastern University.

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The Alpha platform is the only unified mobile and web app development and deployment environment with distinct “no-code” and “low-code” components. Using the Alpha TransForm no-code product, business users and developers can take full advantage of all the capabilities of the smartphone to turn any form into a mobile app in minutes, and power users can add advanced app functionality with Alpha TransForm's built-in programming language. IT developers can use the Alpha Anywhere low-code environment to develop complex web or mobile business apps from scratch, integrate data with existing systems of record and workflows (including data collected via Alpha TransForm), and add additional security or authentication requirements to protect corporate data.