Low-code development refers to a visual development approach that allows developers to create applications with minimum hand-coding and manual programming. It involves the use of a visual interface to design and build applications by dragging and dropping components rather than writing extensive lines of code.
The goal of low-code development is to streamline the application development process, enabling organizations to create software more quickly and with fewer resources. Low-code solutions are usable by people with little to no coding experience.
However, customization is limited in low-code development. In much the same way as traditional coding (see High-level programming language) is like building your own house from the ground up, low-code development is like setting up a pre-fabricated home. You would have less room for tweaking and adding your desired app features via low-code than through traditional programming.
Aside from limited flexibility in customization, the scalability of apps is limited in low-code. The company that built the low-code tool may have rules that could limit where your app could be used. Aside from that, apps built through low-code development could have limited capacity when it comes to accommodating a large influx of new users.
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