Expert Advice for Medium and Midsize Businesses

  • IT
    May 14, 2018

What is Visual Builder and Why Is It Important for Your Business?

Guest Author

Shay Shmeltzer, Director, Product Management and Strategy, Oracle Cloud Platform

For small-to-medium businesses (SMBs), developing engaging interfaces for your applications is a key step in the way to getting customers to adopt your solution. While new technologies are constantly providing new ways for growing companies to create better interfaces, developers sometimes struggle to keep up to speed with the latest emerging technology. In many SMBs with limited IT resources, developers can become a bottleneck for as they try to produce new applications at the speed of changing business needs.

Add to this challenge the fact that it is no longer enough to provide just web interfaces, and that customers are also expecting great experience from mobile devices and your challenges just doubled.

New Oracle Autonomous Cloud Platform Services

The new Oracle Autonomous Visual Builder Cloud Service, released this month, aims to elevate these roadblocks by providing a visual development experience that accelerates and simplifies the creation of both mobile and web application – with zero installs thanks to a cloud based architecture.

Visual Builder Cloud Service (VBCS) provides a browser based development environment that focuses on visual development techniques to create user interfaces, business objects, and business logic. With drag and drop UI creation, visual logic definition, and declarative business object creation – development is streamlined.

The service is not just a development platform – it is also the hosting and publishing platform for your apps. Making it easy to host a cloud web interface, or deliver a mobile optimize iOS and Android experience with a click of a button.

Applications built with VBCS are based on industry standards such as JavaScript, HTML5 and REST. This allows you to leverage existing resources and bring them into the extensible platform. Whether these will be existing UI components or data collections from external systems – integration is easy.

Read more about what’s new in Oracle Visual Builder Cloud Service.

Check out these quick 10 minute demos showing you how to start from scratch and produce a complete application.

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