NO CODE GLOSSARY

No code glossary is a book that you can use to help with your work. It can be used as a reference or how-to manual for beginners and experts alike. All glossary definitions are written with no code in mind.

Last updated: November 2021

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No Code App/No Code Application
Software created using no-code platforms (without coding).

No Code App Builder
Software that helps you build applications. These applications are usually created using a drag and drop visual editor.

No Code App Development
Software development action using no code applications or no code platforms.

No Code A.I.
The no-code platform has the capability of creating, training and serving artificial intelligence (A.I) without coding.

No Code API
The no-code platform has the capability of creating application programming interfaces (APIs) without coding.

No Code Automation
The no-code platform has the capability of creating automation a.k.a workflows without coding.

B

No Code Backend
The term refers to the traditional software languages that are used to build the no-code platforms, such as PHP, JAVA, Pyton and others.

No Code Builder
Software that helps you build applications. These applications are usually created using a drag and drop visual editor.

No Code Business
Term used for describing a business that uses no-code platforms for running its activity.

No Code Business Application
The term describes a business application (for e.g. CRMs) created with no code platforms.
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No Code Blog
The term describes a blog/news website created with no code platforms.
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C

No Code Conference
Software conferences (online or in-person) dedicated to the no-code movement.

No Code Coding
The term refers to the software development process on which the no-code platforms are built.

No Code Community
Communities (usually focused on online activities) around no-code movement.
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No Code CMS
The term refers to content management systems (CMSs) that are using the no-code approach. The term can also refer to no-code platforms that you can use to create your content management system from scratch. We are building one. Would you like to join us?

No Code CRM
The term refers to customer relationship management systems (CRMs) that are using the no-code approach. The term can also refer to no-code platforms that you can use to create your customer relationship management system from scratch.
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Citizen Developer
The term refers to people building things independently with no-code tools and is sometimes referred to as self-taught developers. They have the power to turn ideas into products without writing any lines of traditional coding. These people can build anything they want without prior experience in programming or development fields. Read more about citizen developers here

D

No Code Database/No Code Database Software
Functionality that allows you to build a database using no-code platforms. Usually this functionality is available by building your own data (using import functions) or leverage an existing database.
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No Code Data Science
No-code platforms that will allow you to build Machine Learning algorithms, interpret results and predict results.

No Code Data Visualization
No-code platforms that will allow you to build data visualization graphs (some in 3D) for patterns, trends, and anomalies detection.

No Code Development
Software development action using no-code applications or no code platforms

No Code Definition
No code is a software development method that requires no technical abilities to build an application quickly. This allows users (both employees and entrepreneurs, a.k.a makers) who understand the business requirements and own the vision but lack the knowledge of programming languages to create software applications such as a form or a site or add functionality to an existing app. Read more about what is no code here

No Code Development Platform
No Code development platforms are software applications that allows the creation of other apps without writing code.

No Code Deep Learning
The no-code platform has the capability of creating, training and serving deep learning capabilities without coding.

NCDPs
Software development industry acronym for No Code Development Platform (NCDP)

No Code Drag and Drop
Functionality that allows you to build software (website, form, database) using visual action of selecting an no-code element or part of the text, moving it (dragging), and then placing it (dropping) in an alternate area

E

No Code Environment
Often confused, the term refers to a dedicated software development life cycle environment used for releasing applications build with low-code platforms.

No Code Enterprise Software
The term describes a complex business application (for e.g. CRMs, ERPs) created with no code platforms.
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No Code Engineer
The term refers to people building things independently with no-code tools and is sometimes referred to as self-taught developers. They have the power to turn ideas into products without writing any lines of traditional coding. These people can build anything they want without prior experience in programming or development fields. Read more about it here

F

No Code Framework
Term describes a development framework that can be used to build no-code platforms.

No Code Form
Functionality that allows you to build, integrate and visualize a form using no-code platforms.

No Code Frontend
The term refers to the traditional software languages that are used to build the no-code platforms, such as Java, Angular, Typescript and others.

No Code Future
The future of no code is often seen as a natural evolution of traditional software development, concerning three main areas: flexibility of no-code platforms, people's knowledge and focus over business goals. Read more about the future of no-code here

H

No Code Human Capital Management (HCM)
The term refers to human capital management systems (HCMs) that are using the no-code approach. The term can also refer to no-code platforms that you can use to create your HCM system from scratch.
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L

No Code Low Code
Terms that are often searched together, however with a different meaning. The promise of no code platforms is to not use any coding for their deliverable. By comparison, the "low-code" term definition should be: using pre-existing blocks AND unique instructions to build a piece of software. Read more about no code low code differences here

LCNC
Software development industry acronym for Low-Code/No Code Platforms (NCDP)

M

No Code Movement
A term used to describe the evolution of the no-code software development approach that started in the 1970s. In late 2019 the term has been highly associated with solo entrepreneurs worldwide due to the rise of no-code platforms.

No Code Marketplace
Term used to describe an online page for multiple no-code software and no-code services.

No Code Machine Learning
The no-code platform has the capability of creating, training and serving machine learning algorithms without coding.

No Code Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
A product built for idea and market validation using no-code platforms.

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P

No Code Platform/ No Code Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
No Code PaaS is a cloud-computing platform that allows the creation of other apps without writing code. As with any cloud computing model, the underlying hardware and software are transparent to the user.

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No Code Revolution
A term used to describe the disruption of the no-code software development approach that started in the 1970s. In late 2019 the term has been highly associated with solo entrepreneurs worldwide due to the rise of no-code platforms.

No Code Robotic Process Automation / No Code RPA
The term refers to robotic process automation (RPAs) that are using the no-code approach. The term can also refer to no-code platforms that you can use to create your RPAs from scratch.
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S

No Code Software
Software created using no-code platforms (without coding).

No Code Sales Performance Management / No Code SPM
The term refers to sales performance management (SPMs) that are using the no-code approach. The term can also refer to no-code platforms that you can use to create your SPMs from scratch. We are building one. Would you like to join us?

No Code Sales Enablement Platforms
The term refers to sales enablement platforms that are using the no-code approach. The term can also refer to no-code platforms that you can use to create your sales enablement platforms from scratch. We are building one. Would you like to join us?

No Code Subscription Management Platform
The term refers to subscription management platforms that are using the no-code approach. The term can also refer to no-code platforms that you can use to create your subscription management platforms from scratch. We are building one. Would you like to join us?

W

No Code Workflows
The no-code platform has the capability of creating automation a.k.a workflows without coding.

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