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Pros
"The security is the most valuable feature, in particular, the way I can give different access to different areas to different people, so you can really fine-tune access for different users."

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"The solution is stable.""We find it intuitive and easy to use.""There are free online learning and certifications if a user would like to learn more and better understand the solution.""The most valuable features are the integration and UI customization.""The features that I have found most valuable with Mendix are its business process management and its minimal low code, both from an interface perspective and from a process perspective."

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Cons
"The user interface for the systems that you build can use some improvement because as it is now, you have to do a lot of HTML and CSS to make it look modern."

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"You need experienced programmers and developers to understand this solution.""There are not enough developers who are using Mendix. The knowledge base available online and in the market is not as rich as other competitors.""There's no direct tech support.""There needs to be an increase in the number of the UI components.""Mendix is slightly less scalable than I'd like."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"This product has really good value, as it doesn't have a per-user cost, there's a flat fee."

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"Licensing costs are similar to those for all other IT technology, but they vary by region."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The security is the most valuable feature, in particular, the way I can give different access to different areas to different people, so you can really fine-tune access for different users.
Top Answer: This product provides really good value, as it doesn't have a per-user cost, there's a flat fee. So, if you have 100 users or 200 users accessing the system that you build, there's no difference in… more »
Top Answer: The vendor does a really poor job of marketing this software because it should be more popular. This is something that I have pointed out to them. It's a super piece of software, but very few people… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable features are the integration and UI customization.
Top Answer: Licensing costs are similar to those for all other IT technology, but they vary by region. As such, the United States, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Jordan all have disparate licensing costs, even when it… more »
Top Answer: While it is difficult for me to address which areas of the solution are in need of improvement, as I manage Mendix projects, but do not utilize them, I would point out the transformation of the BPM… more »
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Knack
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Overview

Knack helps non-programmers easily build beautiful, data-driven web apps. Data can be imported from spreadsheets and converted to an online database. Tools like search, forms, and tables are used to build web apps that work with the data. Apps can be published to any site and adapt to the surrounding design. Multiple versions can be published to different sites and for different audiences. Developers can extend these apps with a RESTful API, custom CSS, and JS event handlers.

The Mendix App Platform enables enterprise development teams to rapidly build, integrate, and deploy beautiful multi-device applications. Enterprise IT teams that need to quickly build innovative and differentiating applications in close collaboration with business stakeholders use Mendix.
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Sample Customers
Siemens Kaiser Permanente VMware SunChemical C.R. England Philips The Salvation Army United Way U.S. Green Building Council Cambridge University Press
Genzyme, TNT, Yahoo, Capgemini, Roche, D&B, Aegon, kpn, AZL, Sky, Arch, Penn State Univeristy, BancABC
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government8%
Financial Services Firm6%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm40%
Computer Software Company13%
Real Estate/Law Firm13%
Recruiting/Hr Firm7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider19%
Manufacturing Company7%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business63%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise30%
Find out what your peers are saying about ServiceNow, Pega, Microsoft and others in Rapid Application Development Software. Updated: September 2021.
536,053 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Knack is ranked 15th in Rapid Application Development Software with 1 review while Mendix is ranked 11th in Rapid Application Development Software with 5 reviews. Knack is rated 9.0, while Mendix is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of Knack writes "Flexible and granular security options, good filtering, and the pricing model is cost-effective". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Mendix writes "Responsive with a straightforward setup and good online training". Knack is most compared with Caspio, Zoho Creator, Microsoft PowerApps, Microsoft Azure and Oracle Application Express (APEX), whereas Mendix is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Appian, OutSystems, Pega BPM and Thinkwise.

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