The Low-Code/No-Code Revolution (Part 3): 10 Popular LCNC Development Platforms

March 9, 2023

Nithya Rachel

The Low-Code/No-Code Revolution (Part 3): 10 Popular LCNC Development Platforms

In part 1 of this blog series, we discussed the low-code development and no-code (LCNC) development approaches and how it empowers professional and citizen developers to innovate faster. In part 2, we discussed LCNC use cases and looked at successful real-life implementations. In this concluding blog post, let’s look at 10 popular LCNC platforms.


Joget is an open-source low-code/no-code application platform for people with and without programming expertise. The platform lets you quickly build, monitor, and maintain enterprise applications. You can design workflows and visually automate processes in Joget. The platform has a dynamic plugin architecture and is fully extensible via plugins. It even allows users to leverage emerging technologies such as TensorFlow AI. By default, apps built on the Joget platform are cloud-ready and Progressive Web App (PWA) compliant. The applications include offline support, push notifications, and other key features by default In 2022, Gartner recognized Joget as a Strong Performer in Peer Insights, “Voice of the Customer” report.


Mendix is a low-code/no-code platform built on open standards and open-source technologies. Mendix’s WYSIWYG user interface enables business stakeholders and developers to collaborate and develop prototypes or enterprise applications. The Mendix platform supports features such as microflows and nanoflows to design an application’s logic precisely. It supports protocols like REST, SOAP, JDBC, and OData. It also includes many out-of-the-box security features and connectors for interface applications such as SAP, Salesforce, and Oracle EBS.

Microsoft Power Apps

Microsoft Power Apps is a scalable, stable, low-code development platform that lets you build web and mobile applications rapidly. Applications developed using Microsoft Power Apps are mobile-ready by default. You can easily integrate applications with Microsoft products such as SQL Server, SharePoint, OneDrive, and even third-party applications such as Google Docs, SAP, and Oracle.


Appian is an open-source, enterprise-grade low-code platform. The platform offers several prebuilt connectors that is suitable for business process automation and workflow automation. Appian is designed for businesses of all sizes, and users can use this platform to quickly create web and mobile applications, integrating data from any other application.


With OutSystems, you can build applications and internal business apps faster than your competitors. The platform supports new tech like reactive web, artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, and microservices. Professional coders can extend an application’s capabilities with custom code. In addition, it has a single-click app deployment feature that does AI-based dependency analysis, making it ideal for new developers.

Salesforce Lightning

Salesforce users can find responsive, reusable components on the Salesforce AppExchange platform to speed up the development process. Salesforce Lightning components are custom HTML elements built using HTML and modern JavaScript.


QuickBase empowers business users to handle project complexities by creating automated workflows. The no-code platform has an extensive library of pre-built components and supports third-party integrations. With QuickBase, developers and app administrators can customize permissions by role and define who sees what information on the platform.


Nintex is a highly rated-visual code builder that allows you to manage, automate, and optimize your processes effortlessly. The platform enables you to plan, visually map, and manage business processes. In addition, Nintex has a data visualization feature that lets you identify potential process improvements.


This LCNC platform offers prebuilt connectors for over 20 everyday business tools like Outlook, Gmail, and Dropbox. The platform is ideal for automating employee onboarding, invoice approvals, and more. Kissflow allows the stakeholders to seamlessly collaborate with the IT team to create workflows and automated processes.

Zoho Creator

Zoho Creator low-code platform offers more than 550+ pre-built connectors for integration. The platform provides a drag-and-drop blueprint builder using which citizen and professional developers can easily visualize and design business processes. The platform’s auto-translation and smart translation capabilities are helpful when you want to build multilingual apps.

Eleviant’s Low-code Expertise

At Eleviant, we’ve leveraged the capabilities of Joget and Mendix platforms to build powerful applications for our clients, such as: 

  • A web portal and mobile carrier app for a leader in expedited delivery and logistics services.
  • Time-tracking solution for a leading provider of reinforcing steel installation.
  • Claims investigation portal for a renowned new-age general insurance company.

You can find more details of these case studies in Low-Code/No-Code Revolution (Part 2): uses cases & real-life examples.


Today’s customers expect fast, convenient, personalized services and connected experiences. Low-Code/No-Code platforms allow businesses to build apps that deliver better customer experiences. If you are looking to fast-track digital transformation using these development approaches, talk to our experts to see how we can help you make the most of it.

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