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Markus Travaille
Real User
Business Development Manager & Project manager at EGALiT
Jul 25 2018

What is most valuable?

* The complete stack: You have a complete cloud operations, and everything is included. For every customer, wherever we... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We built our organization around its capability, so we saw the opportunity of Mendix. We saw how Mendix in the market... more»

What needs improvement?

Mendix is right now focusing on developer features while we would like to have more features for the information... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

From a commercial point of view, we would like them to change that they currently sell it as a platform, but as a... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

It is a little bit different because we have built our company around selling services from Mendix.

What other advice do I have??

The learning curve for an experienced software engineer or information analyst, it is quite steep. If you do not have... more»
Mitchel Mol
Real User
CEO / Owner at Aelion - Netherlands
May 14 2018

What is most valuable?

* The speed and agility with which you can develop solutions with the Mendix platform * It is possible to create the... 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... more»

What needs improvement?

The document templates definitely need some love, they have been around for a while but no actual improvement have been... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

I have personally not been directly involved with pricing/licensing for any of the projects I worked on. However,... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

I've developed applications with numerous products combined or stand alone: PHP, ColdFusion, Java, JavaScript (jQuery,... more»

What other advice do I have??

Contact a Mendix partner or Mendix for an initial POC this can usually be done within a couple of days to see the power... more»
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Ronald Catersels
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... 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... more»

What needs improvement?

Creating better document templates would be nice. You can achieve what you want but not a speedy as you can do... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

For small companies the pricing can be a bit steep. The gap between the free version and a paid version is to big in my... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

The Cordis platform was used before we got to know Mendix. Cordis was just a failure that did cost us a lot of money... more»

What other advice do I have??

In the university world model driven development has been talked about a lot but never realized its potential. Mendix... more»
Tiko Schep
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... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Since Mendix requires less deep technical knowledge, it allows more business and process minded developers to become... more»

What needs improvement?

Pricing: Development is free, but deploying applications in production requires a monthly fee, based on the amount of... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

Think about the amount of simultaneously used logged-in users the app should support. The more business apps you decide... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We did not use anything previously.

What other advice do I have??

Make sure you have capable people working on your product who understand your needs and have enough experience. It is a... more»
Richard Edens
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... 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... more»

What needs improvement?

I see little to no improvements to its core functionality since Mendix 7 was rolled out, creating web apps for... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

The prices are fair for an enterprise product that has a target audience of big companies/enterprise companies.

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

I have worked with many third generation languages and have found that you still need an extra third party software... more»

What other advice do I have??

It is a great platform that will help you solve hard business problems in a digital way.
Ruud Van Driel
Real User
CISSP at a retailer
Aug 13 2017

What is most valuable?

Built-in security, easy of use, support and available examples of how to use it. The built-in security makes security-by-design from the start... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I use it to learn how to program Mendix.

What needs improvement?

Indeed nothing is 100% perfect. But who am I to say what should be better? Nevertheless, I think Mendix is very strong if you want to store and... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

No.

What other advice do I have??

Developing standardized programs even with a custom design interface is possible. Such easy Java interface possibilities make it possible for me... more»
Jack Mojapelo
Real User
Software Developer at a non-tech company
May 22 2018

What is most valuable?

* The ability to rapidly build applications. * Built-in management tool called Sprinter gives everyone involved in the development of the application an overview of the current... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Easy document generation saves a lot of time. The integrated security also saves a lot of time, especially when it comes to setting up user-roles and security. Finally, database... more»

What needs improvement?

They need to enable multiple database connections so an app can directly read/write data to/from multiple databases. This would enable easy splitting of big applications that have... more»

What other advice do I have??

I would give it an eight out of 10 because of the ability to rapidly build apps with Mendix. You could actually build an application as someone from the business side is explaining... more»
Kirk-Johnson
Real User
Software Developer at a real estate/law firm with 51-200 employees
May 15 2018

What is most valuable?

* Mendix code and coding logic are very visual. It looks like a flow chart rather than lines of code. Rapid development is what drew us to Mendix. * It is easy to create prototype pages without a lot of development, once the Entity (table) is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Enables us to rapidly create a complex application. We are also able to customize features that stakeholders in the corporation want to see, something that could not be done with other software. Our workflows and processes have evolved and... more»

What needs improvement?

Mendix is great for internal applications but not so great for a public-facing interface. It lacks a proper directory structure for public use. The URL will not change from page to page unless a deep link is created for each page. That makes... more»
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