Product news and updates, case studies, low-code and no-code market insights, useful tips and tricks.
Discover what JSON data exchange format is and the best tool to make use of it. Turns out it’s even easier than seems, so long as you know what you need. A deep dive into JSON, waiting for you hidden behind the cover picture.
We’re happy to introduce NEAR support in our Directual platform! The NEAR Protocol eliminates the barriers to web3 adoption. It supports high speeds and low fees. Now you can integrate your Directual-based apps with NEAR blockchain with a freshly backed plugin. Moreover, you can find NEAR among payment methods!
You may have heard of Make (formerly Integromat), and now you're on Directual's website, looking for a comparison. We’re happy to help you out: Here’s how these two platforms differ.
Big news: we’ve updated the billing section on our platform! That’s the module responsible for calculating virtually everything: tariff plans, developer seats, the cost of on-demand resources depending on the plan, discounts, and promo codes. Long story short, it’s a rather sophisticated part of the platform, built on the platform itself! Find the breakdown of it all below, folks.
It’s likely you’ve asked yourself a question: both Directual and Bubble can help me build what I want. Which is one better? In this short comparison article, we’ll have an unbiased (yes indeed, we like Bubble ourselves!) look at how these two solutions compare.
Hello, folks! Only a true hermit didn’t hear of blockchain’s march across the world, and yet this topic is still shrouded in mystery. Questions pop up all over: what’s blockchain? How does it work? What’s web3? How does it all connect with Directual? Well, it connects… directly, hehe. In this short article, you’ll learn what blockchain and web3 are, and how you can build your own blockchain products on Directual!
Code Word, a product marketing agency discovered no-code/low-code as both an instrumental tool in improving its own business processes and now offers development services to its clients, leading to faster MVP checks, successful software product launches, and much-improved cost-efficiency.
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic has begun, things have been rather frantic. The IT world has shot upwards like a rocket, and that includes no-code/low-code solutions. The question is..it’s been a couple of years. What’s up with the market now? Is it worthwhile to get there, what’s the situation in general?
Karma, a global p2p loan platform, decided to opt for low-code/no-code in order to facilitate growth at a more reasonable pace. As a result, Karma is successfully pushing more and more of its infrastructure to Directual, meeting no unsurpassable technical obstacles and saving money as a result.
We are happy to introduce the immense release of the platform that includes solid improvements of the Directual web-page builder. You may apply Directual as a full-stack tool for building complex multipage web-apps like customer portals, CRMs, marketplaces, etc. Just have a look at a sample app from the upcoming showcase section of our website!
In December 2021 Directual has closed a funding round led by Sistema SmartTech and JointJourney. That’ll help us to introduce more powerful features, to add more comprehensive tutorials and templates, and to invest in the Directual community. The founders are excited to share their vision for further company development.
Fresh platform release contains such long-awaited features as file uploading from forms, white-label option for the portal. We’ve also implemented a plethora of UI-improvements for smoother user experience.
Low-code tech is taking the business industry by storm! This simple coding solution allows even non-IT staff to craft programs and applications that fit their industry's needs. In this article, we'll tell you precisely how low-code benefits multiple sectors of society with its intuitive and easy-to-use system.
There have always been a lot of tech savvy people among Directual community members who were ready to apply their skills for developing platform extensions. Today Directual team is happy to provide such people with plugin features! Having that functionality, any person is able to develop and deliver a plugin like a connection with CRM or with a payment system.
Directual product development roadmap goes public! There you can find the current development pipeline, upvote the features you like most, request new ones and subscribe for the updates. Of course, the roadmap is developed on the platform. You’ll find new template and a comprehensive step-by-step video-tutorial for building a similar roadmap app for yourself!
The nature is flourishing in May, so does the platform! We are happy to introduce such long-awaited features as Table component for web-page builder and the ability to colour Cards. Also, the handling date data becomes much easier with formatting settings. And finally, UI/UX of a HTTP-request step was totally reworked. More to come!
Directual has always been an extremely powerful platform for back-end development. In 2021 our engineering team has been focused on turning the platform to full-stack no-code development platform. In the recent update we introduced new web-page builder layout—flexible, responsive and intuitive.
2021 has just started, but we are ready to announce new features and a new pricing plan. We’ve significantly improved Cards and Form components, introduced update of Telegram step and added the feature of connecting custom domain name to your app.
A lot changed in 2020 for millions of people. There were new challenges in the software world, they mostly referred to the rapid adoption of remote work and online services. In order to be transformed, whole industries had to introduce new software. No-code technology became the very solution to those challenges!
Certainly, Directual is becoming one of the most powerful platforms on the market. Last summer we introduced Directual Design—front-end components library and the web-page builder. That allowed us to use Directual as a full-stack low-code platform. Today we are happy to announce a new amazing feature—templates. These are apps 100% made on Directual.
This autumn turns out to be fruitful! Meet such new gorgeous features as Cards view component for Web-page builder, JSON-step for scenarios, Form component improvements and new integrations! These features allow you to create sophisticated apps even more easily.
Being a renowned innovator in Oil&Gas, Schlumberger chose Directual as a basic technology for its Electronic Catalogue solution. Thanks to the low-code approach the application was delivered in a minimal time-to-market. All the business needs were met, because Directual low-code platform does not have any significant functional limitations.
Airtable is one of the pioneers on the no-code market. Using that “spreadsheet on steroids” a lot of people are automating such processes as CRM or applications collection. Airtable seems to be almost ideal table view for your data. But it is not almighty. Today we will figure out in which cases Airtable complements Directual capabilities and in which—it is reasonable to migrate your project from Airtable to Directual completely
There are a lot of form-builders on the market, but almost all of them merely solve such problems as online response processing, setting up a user-based access and integrating with third-party systems. Today we are introducing new component for Directual web-page builder—interactive form—which answers to these challenges and follows all the best practices for online form-builders.
Directual has always been a perfect choice for low-coding a backend of a web or mobile app. But, bearing in mind our motto to “let people create”, we started working on Directual Web-page builder. Moreover, we decided to make it open-source—to let every front-end developer be able to build new web-components for interface constructor. So, meet Directual Design — the basic open-source React-components library!
Low-code is one of the most dynamic markets. New products and platforms appear every month. The essential point is that those low-code platforms can have absolutely different purposes and features. Amazon has recently announced Honeycode—a no-code mobile and web app builder. In this post we’ll figure out how Directual differs from Honeycode.
UFG Wealth Management meticulously fosters a strong, cohesive company culture. Personal development of each and every employee is an essential issue for improving that culture. Directual helped UFG Wealth Management to build digital solution which implemented the modern and efficient approach to improving employee personal development process.
React nowadays is the most popular JS-library for building user interfaces. Directual matches React perfectly, providing flexible and scalable backend. This post is an introduction for the future series concerning building complex apps on a full-stack combination of Directual and React.
You'll find the new feature in the latest Platform release—comments in scenarios. We consider this piece of functionality as extremely important and useful. Directual scenarios become easy-to-read.
Directual is now connected with 2000+ popular apps, including Mailchimp, Trello, Google products, Dropbox, Airtable and many others. This integration leverages the power of Directual even more!
The Spring 2020 has become the time for one of the most significant Directual updates since the very beginning. We are introducing: fresh 7.0 version of the platform, open registration, flexible pricing plans and the Academy.
Today’s modern world demands digitalisation and best of the best IT products from pretty much any company or enterprise. It is from this perspective that IT Departments are facing tough challenges which can be dealt with by implementing low-code technology.