Top 10 Low Code Backends

Top 10 Low-Code Backends

Here are the best 10 low-code development platforms in the world today.


This platform offers an easy-to-use open-source framework with useful features like REST and GraphQL APIs, file storage, authentication, data modeling, and lots more. Developers and businesses worldwide depend on Back4app’s low-code platform to build feature-rich apps in record time.


Back4apps pricing is based on the two service plans on the platform, which are the dedicated and shared hosting plans.

Shared Hosting

  • Free plan
  • Basic Plan costs $25 per month.
  • Standard Plan costs $50 per month.
  • Pay as you go Plan costs $100 per month.
  • Silver Plan costs $250 per month.
  • Gold Plan costs $400 per month.
  • Platinum Plan costs $100 per month.


Firebase offers a secure multi-user platform for managing app development assignments quickly and efficiently. An entire team can use this platform to accelerate development tasks.


Firebase offers two pricing plans. The free tier offers limited server resources while the Premium plan is charged based on server resources used during a billing period.


This is an excellent solution for people that need a cloud app development and hosting platform with features like API builder, authentication, and file storage.


The Backendless Cloud plan is excellent for individual developers and small businesses. The cost is as follows:


Kinvey is a low-code platform that provides a serverless environment equipped with a cloud backend and SDKs for building feature-rich apps. With support for file storage, data store, and single sign-on, Kinvey developers can complete app development tasks faster.


Although the cost of Kinvey service is not published on its website, SaaSworthy reports that the services start at $2,500 per year.


Developers can leverage the power of the Heroku cloud platform to build, launch, manage and scale mobile and web apps. Do you have an app idea? Heroku can help you transform the idea into a functional app without the complication of infrastructure management. Many app companies rely on Heroku to provide reliable services to their customers.


· Free Plan

Google App Engine

Google App Engine offers a fully-managed serverless platform for app development. It allows developers to build apps and scale them seamlessly without bothering about infrastructure management. Moreover, apps can also be deployed with zero configuration.


· Free Plan

Digital Ocean App Platform

Digital Ocean App Platform provides a straightforward managed solution for app development. The platform takes care of the infrastructure, app runtime, and other utilities required to covert codes to functional apps without hassles.


· Free Plan


Parse is one of the leading low-code open-source backend development frameworks. Developers prefer Parse for its cost-efficiency and amazing functions that make app development procedures faster and more manageable.


· A free download for self-hosting.


Airtable takes the form of a hybrid database spreadsheet ( a spreadsheet interface with database features) that supports cloud collaboration. Features of this platform include support for API, creation of a spreadsheet-like database, collaborative workspace, email integration, data syncing, and much more.


· Free


Xano is a flexible, no-code, hosted backend platform powered by Postgres. This platform uses Docker to create a stable environment for developers to build, run and scale their apps without hassles.


· Free Plan


Given the increased adoption of no-code and low-code app development, many platforms have emerged to cater to the increase in demand.



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