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What is low-code?

I’ve been working with DSLs since 2009, but I’ve recently become aware of the term low code. Looking at Wikipedia, it seems the term first appears in a Forrester report from 2014. Prior to that there were application development (RAP) and fourth-generation programming languages. The idea was always the same: improve the development speed by having more high level tools.

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Risks when your low code app becomes too complex

Low code sounds like a great idea but there are some caveats. One of those problems are that applications, over time, tend to grow in features, complexity, and corner cases. IT professionals have the tools to deal with such problems, for example: version control continuous deployment/continuous integration unit testing production, staging, and development environments refactoring The risk that you might encounter when creating a low code application on some platform is that your application becomes so large and complex, that you end up needing this kind of tools in you low code application platform.

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