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No-code App Building: What You Need to Know – FAQs

02/22/2023 Posted by John

No-code app development is gaining traction as an alternative to traditional software coding. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about no-code app development to help you understand how it works, its benefits, and how you can get started building your own no-code apps.

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How Knack can Help you Build a HIPAA Compliant App

02/16/2023 Posted by Cheyenne

Knack enables healthcare professionals, law firms, business professionals, and more build no-code HIPAA compliant apps seamlessly. From data management to custom CRMs, Knack provides a secure back-end environment so that you can be sure you’re protecting your patients.

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No-Code App Development: A Guide to Building Applications Without Writing Code

02/13/2023 Posted by Cheyenne

In the fast-paced world of technology, it is crucial for businesses and individuals to be able to create and launch their own apps quickly and efficiently. This is where no-code app development comes in. No-code app development is a method of building software applications without writing a single line of code. No-code platforms allow users to create and launch web apps and mobile apps using drag-and-drop interfaces, custom objects, and visual programming languages, rather than traditional programming languages like Java or Python.

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Spreadsheets and Data Management: 5 Pitfalls and How To Avoid Them

02/06/2023 Posted by John

Spreadsheets are a popular tool for storing and managing data. The broad accessibility can make a spreadsheet seem like an easy choice when starting a new project. But before you entrust your data to this legacy tool, it’s important to understand the challenges and risks that come with this strategy – before that ‘easy choice’ becomes a data headache, and a risk to your business.

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How the Knack Live App Drives Value for Your Customers

01/30/2023 Posted by Maria

Knack is a powerful and simple-to-use tool that allows businesses to build applications which drive value to your customers. Whether it’s a simple online form or a search function, these applications can be quick and easy to make with Knack, and they require no coding knowledge or experience.

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Knack’s Top 10 No-code Apps to Transform Your Data and Your Business

01/19/2023 Posted by Maria

In 2022, we witnessed the continuing acceleration of digital transformation as businesses adapt to an increasingly online world and the post-pandemic reality of enabling the productivity of remote workers. 

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New Year’s Resolution: Choose a No-Code Pricing Model that scales with your business

01/03/2023 Posted by John

I recently started at Knack and have been speaking to a number of our most innovative, fast growing customers. It’s been an eye opening journey and while a number of reasons often get cited regarding why Knack was chosen over legacy tools like Microsoft Access, Excel, Spreadsheets, paper forms, or other No Code solutions, the customer friendly and flexible pricing model is almost always mentioned. 

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Understanding Usability with No Code

11/02/2022 Posted by Maria

When it comes to User Experience (UX) design, it doesn’t matter how much experience you have, or what platform you’re using; it matters that you understand exactly what it is your users are looking for, what they need, and what appeals to them. You’re streamlining their experience through their design interaction.

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Managing a Distributed Workforce with No Code

12/15/2021 Posted by Ranasha


With advances in technology and communications, it has become easier for organizations to seamlessly manage their distributed teams. According to IDC, the number of remote workers in the United States is expected to increase from 78.5 million to 93.5 million by 2024, as companies deploy more remote employees and automate their processes to support them.

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5 Reasons Your Business Needs a Pipeline

09/13/2021 Posted by Ranasha


Whether you know it or not, you probably use pipelines in your business. But, how do you know if you’re using them to their full potential?  Knack can help.

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