How To Make IBM i Web Apps Without Web Expertise

If your company is one of the thousands of organizations around the globe that rely on IBM i to power internal systems and business processes, you are probably well aware of its strengths and weaknesses. You are certainly not alone. Overall, the need to update IBM i legacy apps and create better Industry 4.0 tools … …

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Are Complex JavaScript Frameworks A Dead End?

Web development has evolved quite a lot over the last couple of decades. In fact, all parts of the tech industry did. Today web developers have a rich selection of powerful tools at their disposal, created to make their work easier and more efficient.  JavaScript frameworks and libraries have grown into being the cornerstones of … …

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Is Your Low-Code Platform Reducing Backlogs Or Just Shifting Them?

IT backlogs have been growing for years, and the stress of recent global events has only exacerbated the situation. Many low-code platforms promote the idea of relieving overburdened professional developers with citizen developers. In fact, some platforms even promote having a citizen developer program. The idea is to shift a large portion of application development … …

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Visual LANSA 15+ Routing Made Easy

What Is Routing? You may be wondering what exactly routing is when it comes to your web applications. At its simplest, routing is the process by which an end-user is navigated to different pages or views on an application. When navigating, a page is then rendered to display its UI components.  Think about the ways … …

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2021 – The Year to Harness the Power of Low-Code

If you’re like me, you’re happy to put 2020 in your rearview mirror. Nevertheless, 2020 didn’t slow the LANSA team as we pushed the envelope in several new exciting directions. I’ll save that for a little later. In retrospect, those of us who are entrenched in the low-code market have seen a lot play out … …

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Visual LANSA V15+: Progressive Web Apps Go Low-Code

The latest edition of Visual LANSA, V15+ (plus), introduces the ability to easily create progressive web apps (PWAs). Now, developing PWAs is as easy as developing any app in Visual LANSA. There is no need to worry about creating a service worker or an app manifest, both of which are vital to PWAs. Visual LANSA … …

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