Most low-code/no-code platform vendors are less than a decade old, arising from the days of the Web and the Java/.Net worlds.
Lansa, in contrast, originated in the 1980s as a Rapid Application Development (RAD) platform for IBM’s midrange AS/400 computers (now branded IBM i). In the thirty years since, Lansa implemented a fourth-generation language (4GL), a business rules engine, and numerous integration connectors, many of which predate today’s modern RESTful APIs.
Today, Lansa’s entire product line has matured and is now a fully-featured low-code platform suitable for building responsive applications in enterprise scenarios – across mobile, desktop, and all other modern interface modalities.
The extensive integration capabilities and rules engine still drive the platform, and the 4GL is available for customers who want it – but most application construction takes place in a visual no-code environment similar to other leading products in this exploding market.
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