Mendix Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars
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Real User
Business and Solutions Architect at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Apr 26 2016

What is most valuable?

Mendix provides the big-picture to the detail and the detail to the big-picture and they do that well. The tool chain allows one to model the business in the easy-to-use Business Modeller, then to deploy the app server with the model, deploy... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Mendix has helped to dissolve the divide between “business” and “IT”, between business speak and technical jargon, between classical project management and disciplined agile delivery. It reduces friction to deliver projects iteratively and... more»

What needs improvement?

We need better support for master data management, consuming corporate dictionaries and exporting the models to others. We also need better reporting and visualisation as this is a critical part of each app and currently the reporting side... more»
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Real User
CEO / Owner at Aelion - Netherlands
Dec 13 2017

What is most valuable?

* The speed and agility with which you can develop solutions with the Mendix platform * It is possible to create the same applications that more traditional platforms offer in a fraction of the time * You don't need to worry about the basics... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It gave the organizations I worked for the ability to create far more complex applications with a smaller team and in a shorter time frame. When we brought in external auditors they even confirmed the fact that what we build would take at... more»

What needs improvement?

The document templates definitely need some love, they have been around for a while but no actual improvement have been done since they were released. At least not in terms of additional options like the web counterparts of the elements you... more»
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Consultant
Business Engineer / Consultant at a recruiting/HR firm with 51-200 employees
Feb 02 2017

What is most valuable?

The best feature is that you can create applications real fast. Forget large software teams. Alone or with small teams one can accomplice products in days that would take other software development teams months. Key features are that the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Clients are at first amazed that product feedback gets realized in days while other with other software vendors, things only get realized after months or never at all. Bugs are solved most of the time the next day.

What needs improvement?

Creating better document templates would be nice. You can achieve what you want but not a speedy as you can do everything else.
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Consultant
Consultant at a tech services company
May 11 2017

What is most valuable?

Most valuable is the fact that the Mendix platform provides all the tools for creating and deploying business applications in one complete package. You do not have to understand all the "nitty-gritty" technical details that lie underneath.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Since Mendix requires less deep technical knowledge, it allows more business and process minded developers to become really successful Mendix developers/consultants. This allows for a different way of working in my organization, where there... more»

What needs improvement?

Pricing: Development is free, but deploying applications in production requires a monthly fee, based on the amount of users. This makes Mendix unfit for small businesses, since they can rarely afford high monthly costs. Also, Mendix cloud... more»
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Real User
Senior Software Architect at a tech services company
Nov 16 2017

What is most valuable?

There is not one feature that is better than the others. All are good because it is a platform and the features work well together. The power is in the entire solution provided. You have one answer for: * MDD - Model Driven Development * DTAP... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We can deliver six times faster than working with regular third generation languages. Also, the platform helps set up a proper software development architecture on an enterprise level. "Security by design" is also a phrase for Mendix.

What needs improvement?

I see little to no improvements to its core functionality since Mendix 7 was rolled out, creating web apps for businesses. From Mendix 6 until 7, options on creating mobile apps have improved, but offline capabilities are not mature enough.... more»
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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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