Low-code platforms have seen explosive growth over the past few years, with more and more businesses adopting them to streamline their operations and accelerate digital transformation. But what does the future hold for low-code development? Where will low-code be in 5 years?

“Low-code is on the crest of the digital revolution wave,” says Grace Schroeder, CEO of Slingr, who started the company back in 2011 to make app development faster and easier using low-code technology. 

“To make sure we stay firmly ahead of the curve,” she adds, “we need to look forward to where we will be in a few years' time.” 

Here are some predictions for where the low-code market is headed in the next 5 years:

Increased Adoption

The low-code market is expected to continue to grow at a rapid pace over the next 5 years. In fact, according to Gartner, low-code application development will be responsible for more than 65% of all application development activity by 2024. This means that more and more businesses will adopt low-code platforms to create custom software applications.

Integration with AI and ML

As artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) continue to grow in popularity, low-code platforms will need to adapt to integrate these technologies. Low-code platforms that can easily integrate with AI and ML tools will be in high demand, as businesses seek to automate processes and gain insights from their data.

More Advanced Features

Low-code platforms will continue to evolve and offer more advanced features to users. This will include features like advanced analytics, data visualization, and IoT integrations. These features will enable businesses to create more sophisticated and complex applications using low-code platforms.

Mobile Development

With the increasing use of mobile devices, low-code platforms will need to adapt to enable developers to create mobile applications easily. This means that low-code platforms will need to have strong mobile development capabilities and be able to support the creation of mobile applications across different operating systems and devices.

Low-Code and No-Code Convergence

Over the next 5 years, we can expect to see more convergence between low-code and no-code platforms. While low-code platforms require some coding knowledge, no-code platforms require no coding at all. As these platforms converge, we can expect to see more users with no coding experience using low-code platforms to create applications.

More Customization

Low-code platforms will continue to enable businesses to create customized applications to meet their unique needs. In the future, we can expect to see even more customization options, allowing businesses to create applications that are tailored to their specific processes and workflows.

So now you have a better idea of what the low-code market will look like, perhaps you’re wondering where to go to try it out for yourself. Slingr has a low-code solution for you that is up to 4x times faster, simple to use, and fully customizable.

Slingr offers a low-code platform for businesses at every stage, whether it’s startups looking to boost a first product launch or enterprises about to hit yet another growth milestone. With Slingr Labs, we offer a low-code-powered LIMS that will streamline how commercial labs work, saving time and money. And, with Slingr.dev, a staff augmentation solution, we provide clients with custom-built teams of talented tech professionals that deliver versatility, value, and solutions.

Book a meeting with Slingr now to find out how we can help you discover the world of low-code.