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APP BUILDER BETA

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of low-code development.

Register now to participate in the new 8base experience – full stack, low-code, and decoupled front-end and back-end framework for developers.
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ANNOUNCING

App Builder Beta

At 8base, we’ve always empowered developers to build in the most popular dev language in the world, JavaScript.

App Builder lets you quickly build web apps using drag-and-drop UI components or custom code through a browser based IDE for development, testing, and deployment. It's an epic way to build web-app front-ends!

Join the App Builder Beta now. We’re interested in your feedback
and as a thank you for being an early user you will get 3 months of our DEVELOPER program pricing free starting the day you are accepted into Beta.

We can not wait to see all the amazing things you will build with 8base and App Builder!

Albert Santalo
Founder + CEO

How to Sign-up for Beta

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Select “Frontend BETA”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who uses App Builder? Are technical skills required?

Many of the features of App Builder can be navigated by non-technical people including drag-and-drop screen development, styling and connecting to backends. Custom code is something that’s best suited for developers. App Builder allows technical and non-technical people to collaborate and split up the work accordingly.

What types of applications can be built with App Builder?

App Builder is designed to support a wide-range of simple or complex application development scenarios. Build internal tools for customer service, operations, IT, finance, human resources and legal. Built multi-tenant SaaS applications, marketplaces, portals and more


Why do you say 8base is a full-stack low-code development platform? What does that mean?

8base App Builder introduces the ability to develop frontend applications. This, in concert with 8base’s powerful backend-as-a-service and GraphQL API provide a full-stack architecture for building powerful digital products and internal tools.

How long does it take for a developer to learn App Builder?

App Builder was carefully crafted so that a JavaScript developer feels right at home instantly. We’ve also put a lot of work into our documentation and learning content so that you have all the tools to become an 8base ninja in no time.

Does app Builder support the development of native mobile apps?

Today, App Builder supports browser-based app development. In the future, App Builder will support native apps on iOS and Android.

What if I want a component that App Builder doesn’t have yet?

You can build a custom component and import it to your project! Custom components will be available soon.

Is there a charge for using App Builder?

App Builder is free during Beta! [Register while it lasts]

What systems does App Builder integrate with?

Currently, App Builder integrates with 8base backends. Very soon, App Builder will integrate with any REST and GraphQL API, as well as databases.

Does App Builder generate a frontend application or is it a runtime environment?

App Builder generates React.JS code and deploys the fully built frontend application.


What type of application does App Builder generate?

App builder generates a React.JS Progressive Web Application (PWA).

What programming languages does App Builder support?

App Builder supports programming frontend scripts and functions in JavaScript.

How does App Builder communicate with the 8base backend?

App Builder communicates directly with the 8base backend’s API.

Does App Builder support multi-persona applications?

Yes.

Does App Builder support connections to multiple backends concurrently?

Yes.