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Discussion on: The Case for Low Code

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eggorybarnes

I'm currently sucked into finishing off a power app and let me tell you, power apps in their current state have no place being used for apps larger the a couple of pages and a handful of simple functions. The main problem with them is there's no transparency on how the logic works and the code you do have to write is done on specific element properties (on select, text, opacity) making it even harder to see where something happened. Not to mention the code is written in an excel style box.

And sure they can pitch them as a way for non devs to build apps but they're too complicated/convoluted to build anything particularly useful. For devs it would be faster to build a quick web app with a framework like nuxt/next.