Lightwell

Make mobile apps without writing code

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#3 Product of the DayApril 29, 2017
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Paul James
Paul James@thinkinpixels · Founder, Roomr
I think the product description should be: "Make mobile games without writing code" rather than "apps"
joshua
joshua@thewrongjoshua · Student
@thinkinpixels well, from what i can tell, you can make either apps or games, it just depends on how you use it
Tanishq Sharma
Tanishq Sharma@tanishqsh96 · Entrepreneur
@thinkinpixels Absolutely, my initial intent to open the listing was to check out the development on business apps.
Suzanne Xie
Suzanne XieHiring@suzannexie · Founder, Lightwell (Hullabalu)
@thinkinpixels Hi Paul! You can build any type of interactive, animated app in Lightwell (interactive stories, comics, games, etc). The power is in creating it through a visual GUI instead of in code. Would love to hear what you think if you try it. Thanks!
Paul James
Paul James@thinkinpixels · Founder, Roomr
@suzannexie got it, in that case I would maybe look at the message of your site. Seems like a powerful tool, from the homepages I think app developers would be put off thinking it was a gaming tool (like me) :)
Jesper Henriksen
Jesper Henriksen@jespersiger · Designer @1508.dk and @dwan.dk
Looks great! Is there somewhere to see examples of what others have built with Lightwell?
Suzanne Xie
Suzanne XieHiring@suzannexie · Founder, Lightwell (Hullabalu)
@jespersiger For now, you can see some examples and templates here: https://lightwell.pro/product/re... (We'll add more examples soon! In the meantime, you can look up "Hullabalu" apps in the App Store to see what's possible with Lightwell).
eboy
eboy@eboy · Art Director & Illustrator. Erosner.com
This looks incredible!!!!!
Suzanne Xie
Suzanne XieHiring@suzannexie · Founder, Lightwell (Hullabalu)
@eboy Thanks Eric! would love to see your work come to life in Lightwell -- email me suzanne@lightwell.pro and we'll get you set up.
Cameron Banowsky
Cameron Banowsky@cbanowsky · hacker
yeah im sick of this build an X without code...it's not the same
Jim Canto
Jim Canto@jimcanto · Low-Code/No-Code since 2008 | 4-HIRE ->
@cbanowsky the low-code/no-code movement is not going to stop. However, as someone who is building a business helping others realize THEY CAN build stuff without code, at my root, I am making certain it is clearly understood that we (low-cod/no-code builders/creators) can't build stuff without tools written by those who DO write code. In other words; There is NO replacement for software engineers. There is only a shift due to what can be assembled with low-cod/no-code tools (even if the resulting product is "not the same" as custom software.) We don't exist without you. But I don't see an end to the shift.
Cameron Banowsky
Cameron Banowsky@cbanowsky · hacker
@jimcanto agree with you on this one actually. I do like seeing people more active in technology (generally) I just see this shift in a fundamental understanding of scope and by having such a movement people's expectations of what they deem intangible (software), the bar will be lowered not raised for developers and engineers unless they want to enter this specific space.
Csaba Kissi
Csaba Kissi@csaba_kissi · Serial maker
Looks promising