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Airtable: The next generation spreadsheets

kish2011_ profile image Kishore Sahoo Originally published at upnrunn.com Updated on ・2 min read

As it says “Create, your way”

Part spreadsheet, part database, and entirely flexible, teams use Airtable to organize their work, their way.

Spreadsheets might not be as interesting as the latest AI or Blockchain startup, but they’re the products that solve nasty problems and make people’s lives better. No one wants to mesh up with the sheet.
Airtable can act as an alternative to one of the most critical, yet often overlooked software tools. Airtable has reinvented the spreadsheet entirely. It is like Spreadsheet, meet database. You can create your database in minutes. It solves difficult problems and makes people’s lives better.

Airtable didn’t make a better spreadsheet. They have reinvented the spreadsheet entirely. You do not need to write any type of code to use it. Also you can easily expose your data to outside using APIs.

Organize anything, from anywhere, with anyone.
It has mobile and desktop apps to make it easy to edit, comment, and collaborate in real time. changes are instantly synced across everyone’s devices.

Field types for your data.
Airtable fields can capture any type of content you want to save. You can add attachments, long text notes, checkboxes, links to records in other tables—even barcodes. Stay organized Stay cool.

Get the perfect view.
Do not like the grid layout. No Problem, you can have the Grid layout along with with Kanban view, Gallery view & Calendar view.

It gives powerful filtering, sorting, and grouping option, which gives you the freedom to arrange your work just the way you like. Choose the right views as per your need, and save them for easy access any time. Access from desktop, tablet or Mobile.

Link related records easily.
Hate duplicate data entry? No worries. It only takes a few clicks to link records between tables, creating smart relationships like our relational database.

Automate data using third-party integrations
You can connect Airtable with your favourite apps and services. This would help you automatically move information back and forth between Airtable and other apps.

Airtable has built-in support for many popular apps, a robust API, and can be configured to work with over 1000 websites and apps via Zapier.

It can be used for your Creative team or Marketing team. You can also use it for your project management as well as Recruiting solution using their template library.

Do you use Airtable?

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Vikas Ranjan

I use Airtable for the various use case and it certainly is a great product. I was wondering how does their database look like. How do they store and structure the data inside the database and what developer tools do they use.

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