Top 5 no-code tools for building an app

How many times have you thought about creating an application but didn’t know where to start?

Fortunately, in 2021, the construction of an application is no longer a project that can only be achieved by programmers. Designers, founders, and entrepreneurs can now build their application with new code-free tools that allow creation without code knowledge.

Thanks to drag & drop builders, intuitive interfaces and explanatory tutorials, these tools allow you to bring your idea to life and quickly publish your app in the App stores.

Creating an application is no longer a mission impossible! Below I have collected the most interesting no-code tools born in recent years.

Image for post is a platform that allows you to easily create an application thanks to a drag & drop builder. This tool won the Product Hunt 2020 Golden Kitty Awards as the best no-code tool thanks to its ease of use that makes it accessible to everyone. provides multiple templates and predefined templates that you can use to compose your app. Once the user interface is created, you can easily connect your data and you are ready to publish your app in the App Store or Play Store. also allows you to integrate various useful tools such as Airtable, Stripe, Zapier and it can also convert your Webflow e-commerce into a native app for iOS and Android.

What to note is that you will be the owner of your code. You can then download it and use it however you want. is a tool born recently and new updates will certainly be made in the coming months. If you are still not convinced to buy one of their plans, you can request access to try the platform by signing up for the waiting list.

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Adalo is another tool that allows you to create apps from building blocks.

Adalo provides reusable components that you can use to compose the interface of your app. You can choose between lists, forms, navigation menus, buttons, in short, everything you need to create your UI.

After that, you can set up dynamic actions that will allow you to bring your app to life. You can create links between pages, insert push notifications, create logins for authentication, integrate Zapier and much more.

Finally, you can create your database and connect it to your app, thus making your project real and running.

Adalo has also created a Component marketplace that collects components made by third-party developers that can be used comfortably in your no-code app.

React Native developers can participate in the creation of new components for both market and personal use.

On their website, you will find numerous examples of apps created with Adalo.

It is possible to try Adalo thanks to a free plan but with some limitations, otherwise, Pro and Business plans are available with many more features.


Flutter Flow

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FultterFlow is an online no-code platform that allows you to easily create an app visually. FlutterFlow supports the integration of Firebase, the platform created by Google for the development of mobile and desktop applications.

Thanks to an intuitive builder, you can quickly create the interface of your native app with drag & drop.

Your design will be transformed into a clean Flutter code, ready to be exported and edited at will.

Furthermore, it is possible to integrate third-party services such as Algolia and Codemagic which allow you to enhance your no-code app.

Flutter Flow was created by two former Google developers and can be tested by filling out the early access form on their website.



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Kodika provides a particular alternative among the no-code tools as it allows you to create iOS apps directly on the iPad.

Kodika is a drag & drop app builder that allows you to compose an iOS app without necessarily having code skills, simply by dragging blocks of code.

With Kodika you can create responsive designs using pins and constraints, reuse your components, convert elements into interactive items and any Apple UI design native app is supported.

The choice to create a no-code app tool based on the iPad is given by the desire to allow the user to see how the app will look in live preview in a real iOS simulator.

Currently, in addition to the iPad version, there is also a free version for macOS.



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Zeroqode is a vast platform, known for some years now, which collects tools for creating no-code applications.

It provides everything you need to build web and mobile apps quickly and without necessarily knowing code development.

The platform currently offers over 100 app templates to start with and then modify as needed. The templates created by the full-stack developers are divided according to areas of interest, such as education, food and entertainment, and are a useful starting point for founders, designers or developers who want to see their ideas realized in a short time.

In addition to templates, Zeroqode provides plugins and Blocks for Bubble (a powerful code-free platform for building web apps). It also offers the ability to convert your web app into a native app for Android and iOS in 24 hours! On the website, you will also find a section dedicated to learning with different courses to learn how to build products without code.

In short, many resources to start your code-free journey in the best possible way.

The prices of the app templates are specified on the website and differ based on the app and the type of license you choose to purchase.