Turning to Low-Code in Pandemic Times – Low-Code’s Flexible and Scalable Approach Proves Powerful in Crisis

The enterprise environment is shifting in enormous ways, and with the recent onset of COVID-19—turning seemingly stable organizations upside down—resilience, brevity, and modularity will be the keys to a successful shift. A large part of this shift rests on a change in perspective from traditional software development to the adoption of low-code development platforms. Generally … …

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Why Low-Code with Visual LANSA 15 Is Simply Better

It is official—with the drop of version 15 on April 15, Visual LANSA becomes the most versatile and most powerful low-code platform on the market. With the ability to deploy to the IBM i, Windows, or Cloud servers, no other low-code platform has the flexibility of Visual LANSA. Expanding the Developer’s Toolbox The new version … …

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Accelerate App Development with Visual LANSA

In part 1 of this blog series, I discussed the benefits of the Business Rules Engine and how using this central repository is key to accelerating application development. While the Business Rules Engine is geared for multiple application creations and enterprise solutions, Visual LANSA wizards will allow developers to create working applications in a matter … …

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Why is Software Application Development So Much Fun?

It has become a rather interesting question to ponder over the years: What has drawn so many people into this field? Various estimates peg the number of worldwide software developers at 20 million. My middle child (age 14) shows all the signs: he takes great delight in taking timeout from flashy distractions and video games … …

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What to Expect When Hiring Full-Stack Developers

Tech recruiters everywhere are posting hordes of jobs for full-stack developers (FSDs). A quick scan for FSD (spelled out, of course) on a dozen popular global job boards finds over 180,000 active jobs posted. Unfortunately, there is no good way to cross-check the postings between the varied job boards to eliminate duplicates. So, the actual … …

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The Rise of Full-Stack Developers

How many full-stack developers does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Just one, if you can find one. Perhaps you should look for a unicorn instead. There is a remarkable trend in software development that has been growing along-side the divergence of specialized software development skills: the rise of the full-stack developer. To be … …

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