Can No-code Lead the African Tech Revolution?
November 20, 2022

Can No-code Lead the African Tech Revolution?

Africa has been touted as the "next frontier in tech." This piece discusses how no-code technology can kick-start the African tech revival and solve some of the chronic problems of the continent in the meantime.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
3 Questions to Ask Yourself as a Founder Before Investors Do

3 Questions to Ask Yourself as a Founder Before Investors Do

If you are about to meet some investors, it is best to prepare yourself for some curveballs they can throw you. This blog post highlights three questions from three accomplished investors and discusses the rationale behind them.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Angel Investing: The Challenges Ahead

Angel Investing: The Challenges Ahead

Can angel investing get through the current economic turbulence unscathed? Eugene van Ost looks into the crystal ball for the challenges awaiting angel investing in the near future and suggests ways to tackle them.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
Algorithm-based Investing: The Clairvoyant We've been Waiting for?

Algorithm-based Investing: The Clairvoyant We've been Waiting for?

Artificial intelligence and machine learning seem poised to transform many a business. Can angel investing be one of them? This blog post discusses to what extent algorithms can benefit angel investors.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
BOOK REVIEW - 'The Cold Start Problem' by Andrew Chen
October 30, 2022

BOOK REVIEW - 'The Cold Start Problem' by Andrew Chen

So many startups count on leveraging network effects for their products when, in fact, very few can do that properly. In The Cold Start Problem, Andrew Chen explains what makes network effects so difficult to master and offers his readers a template they can use to reliably unlock this transformative power.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
The Angel’s Touch: How Angel Investors Contribute to Startup Success

The Angel’s Touch: How Angel Investors Contribute to Startup Success

A well-connected angel investor can plug vital holes in the skill set available to a startup and significantly elevate its performance. In this blog post, we look into the specifics of what top angel investors bring to the table in addition to capital.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Top Angel Investors Reveal Their Secret Sauce

Top Angel Investors Reveal Their Secret Sauce

"An early-stage investor in Airbnb, Dropbox, Uber..." How can some angel investors consistently pick better startups while others can't? This blog post takes a look at the parameters successful investors consider before pulling the trigger on an investment decision.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
Sage Advice from Angel Investors to Founders

Sage Advice from Angel Investors to Founders

What should your game plan be to become more successful at fundraising as a founder? What do D angel investors care about more, bright ideas or the right people? Kelly O'Connor looks into what angel investors prioritize while assessing founders.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
Angel Investors: Philanthropy à la Silicon Valley

Angel Investors: Philanthropy à la Silicon Valley

With their higher risk tolerance and hands-on approach, angel investors cut a different image from institutional investors. It turns out a higher return on investment is not the only thing that motivates angel investors.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
The Neglected Majority: Deskless Workers
October 05, 2022

The Neglected Majority: Deskless Workers

Construction workers, truck drivers, health care workers, sales representatives… How has the digital transformation served these people so far? Not very well, it seems. But things are likely to get better with some help from no-code technology.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
BOOK REVIEW - 'Zero to One: Notes on Startups or How to Build the Future' by Peter Thiel
September 30, 2022

BOOK REVIEW - 'Zero to One: Notes on Startups or How to Build the Future' by Peter Thiel

An entrepreneur, an investor, and a visionary blessed with a Midas touch, or a villain determined to destroy the society as we know it? Zero to One sheds light on how Peter Thiel sees the world and what he strives to achieve with his investments and scholarship fund.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
E-commerce APIs Explained—An Overview of API Integration and its Benefits

E-commerce APIs Explained—An Overview of API Integration and its Benefits

The fiercely competitive nature of the e-commerce sector requires businesses to tap into every source of competitive edge possible. In this piece, Joy Anderson argues that e-commerce APIs can give businesses a sustainable advantage over rivals and lists six benefits you should take note of.

Joy Anderson
Joy Anderson Code2 / Guest Author
Logical Data Warehouse: One Data Warehouse to Rule Them All
September 20, 2022

Logical Data Warehouse: One Data Warehouse to Rule Them All

Data management seems to be a field in flux nowadays. Old habits (data warehouses) die hard, while new ones (data virtualization and data mesh) prove difficult to understand and implement. The logical data warehouse emerges as a concept that brings everything—the old and the new—together.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
5 Advantages of No-code and Low-code Development for Startups

5 Advantages of No-code and Low-code Development for Startups

Startups are in an uphill battle trying to gain traction against established players. They need all the help they can get. In this piece, Chatty Garrate discusses how no-code/low-code tools can help startups achieve multiple goals in one fell swoop.

Chatty Garrate
Chatty Garrate Code2 / Guest Author
Data Mesh: Rethinking Our Data Infrastructure
September 05, 2022

Data Mesh: Rethinking Our Data Infrastructure

The data needs of a modern enterprise have far outstripped the capabilities of the legacy infrastructure built around data warehouses and lakes. Can a domain-focused, product-oriented concept that empowers employees to self-serve work? Zhamak Dehghani thinks so.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
BOOK REVIEW - 'Just Enough Research' by Erika Hall

BOOK REVIEW - 'Just Enough Research' by Erika Hall

Customers and other stakeholders are who you turn to whenever there is a major setback with your business plan. However, getting information from people is not a straightforward process; it is an art unto itself. In Just Enough Research, Erika Hall explains different types of design research and how best to conduct them.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
ETL vs. ELT: Different Strokes for Different Folks
August 25, 2022

ETL vs. ELT: Different Strokes for Different Folks

Maximizing the potential of unstructured data requires abandoning the old habits of handling data. This piece takes a look at ETL and ELT methods, examines their strengths and weaknesses, and explains the reasons behind the rising popularity of the latter.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
Unstructured Data Uncovered: Its Ascent, Challenges, and Potential Use Cases
August 20, 2022

Unstructured Data Uncovered: Its Ascent, Challenges, and Potential Use Cases

More than 80 percent of data is unstructured today. The software industry has been working on unlocking the full potential of unstructured data for some time. This blog post takes a look at what unstructured data is, its potential use cases, and the associated challenges.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
4 Tips to Improve Data Quality
August 15, 2022

4 Tips to Improve Data Quality

You might have come to appreciate what high-quality data can do for your organization, but achieving it is an entirely different story. This blog post offers readers a few tips to guide them in their quest to improve data quality and become a data-driven organization.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
6 Dimensions of Data Quality
August 10, 2022

6 Dimensions of Data Quality

Despite all the talk around 'data,' not many organizations know what to do with it. Good data has certain characteristics, which most of the data organizations have today lacks. This blog post examines the factors that have an impact on the quality of data.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
Before the Warehouse, Lake, and Hub: A Brief History of Data
August 05, 2022

Before the Warehouse, Lake, and Hub: A Brief History of Data

Digital data becoming the predominant form of data is a relatively recent phenomenon, but humanity's history with data goes a long way back. Hop on for a ride with Kelly O'Connor to see how our treatment of data changed throughout history.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
BOOK REVIEW - ‘Obviously Awesome: How to Nail Product Positioning so Customers Get It, Buy It, Love It’ by April Dunford

BOOK REVIEW - ‘Obviously Awesome: How to Nail Product Positioning so Customers Get It, Buy It, Love It’ by April Dunford

Startups strive to achieve product-market fit but lack proper guidance on how they should position their products. In Obviously Awesome, April Dunford combines her training in engineering with a three-decade-long experience in marketing and comes up with an action plan to end the suffering of startups.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
The Art of Micro SaaS Valuation

The Art of Micro SaaS Valuation

Lack of financial data renders the valuation of pre-money, pre-revenue startups quite tricky. This blog post turns to angel investors for inspiration and comes up with three creative ways that can help founders and investors put a price tag on micro SaaS startups.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Micro SaaS Marketplaces: Buy, Sell, or Just Stay Away

Micro SaaS Marketplaces: Buy, Sell, or Just Stay Away

Like with every aspect of founding and growing a micro SaaS business, you are on your own while selling it. This blog post takes a look at the marketplaces for buying and selling micro SaaS startups, the risks involved, and the services offered to mitigate those risks.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
Revenue-based Financing: The Happy Medium for Micro SaaS?

Revenue-based Financing: The Happy Medium for Micro SaaS?

Micro SaaS startups shun venture capital. But, what if they need capital injection at some point? Kelly O'Connor takes a look at one of the creative alternatives available to micro SaaS founders should they need outside funding some time down the road.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
Bracing for the Impact: Micro SaaS on the Eve of a Recession

Bracing for the Impact: Micro SaaS on the Eve of a Recession

Making a successful exit was a challenge for any startup before. In the second half of 2022, it is becoming even more difficult in a global economy threatened by a recession. Micro SaaS businesses, on the other hand, are ready to reap the benefits of being self-reliant and independent.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
'Investor Money? Thanks, But No Thanks'—The Micro SaaS Way

'Investor Money? Thanks, But No Thanks'—The Micro SaaS Way

Closing a fundraising round is a time to celebrate for startups; it serves as a validation of the efforts put into the company. Some founders take the road less traveled, though, choosing to keep their startups small and private. Eugene van Ost looks into the rationale behind such a move.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
BOOK REVIEW - 'How Open Source Ate Software: Understand The Open Source Movement and So Much More’ by Gordon Haff

BOOK REVIEW - 'How Open Source Ate Software: Understand The Open Source Movement and So Much More’ by Gordon Haff

More than a decade after Marc Andreessen declared that software was eating the world, Gordon Haff proclaims that it is the open source that is doing the eating. In How Open Source Ate Software, Haff takes a long, hard look at how open source became the transformative force it has become today.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
Breaking the Mold: Open-source Software in the Finance Industry
June 25, 2022

Breaking the Mold: Open-source Software in the Finance Industry

Finance industry was initially hesitant to join the open-source movement. But then, digital transformation and fintech happened, changing the way the whole industry saw innovation. Today, banks and financial services companies are meaningful contributors to open-source projects. What kind of projects do they open-source? Bruce McFadden investigates.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Monetizing Open-source Projects: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t
June 20, 2022

Monetizing Open-source Projects: Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

Monetizing open-source projects is not a matter of if but how. Is there a way to make money off your project without sacrificing the open-source ethos? Or do you have to betray open-source ideals to ensure the viability of your project? Find out in this blog post.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
Maintaining Open-source Software: A Thankless Job
June 15, 2022

Maintaining Open-source Software: A Thankless Job

Compared to the volume of business they support, most popular open-source projects are maintained by ridiculously small crews. Mindful of the risks this situation creates, government officials and business leaders are slowly taking the necessary measures. This blog post takes a look at what’s going on behind the scenes in open-source projects.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
Open-source Licenses: What Are They and Why Do We Need Them?
June 10, 2022

Open-source Licenses: What Are They and Why Do We Need Them?

It may sound counter-intuitive at first, but there are different licenses for open-source projects, and choosing the right is one of the most strategic decisions you can make as a project owner. This blog post looks at open-source licenses and what they mean for the future of your project.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
The Open-source Way to Success: Microsoft, Intel, and IBM
June 05, 2022

The Open-source Way to Success: Microsoft, Intel, and IBM

The days of big tech companies fighting to nip open-source in the bud are over. Now it's a race to make the best use of open-source and beat the competition with it. In a surprising turn of events, companies committed to technologies like cloud and artificial intelligence have become patrons of open-source projects.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
BOOK REVIEW - 'Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy' by Jonathan Taplin

BOOK REVIEW - 'Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy' by Jonathan Taplin

Move Fast and Break Things is a first-hand account of how the rise of the Internet killed the music and cinema industries. Jonathan Taplin recounts how this technology was used to enrich a small group of people and ruin the lives of many others, touching upon threats arts, journalism, and democracy face today.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
Why Do Tech Giants Invest in Open-source?
May 26, 2022

Why Do Tech Giants Invest in Open-source?

That big tech companies are enthusiastic about investing time and money in open-source may sound counterintuitive, but it is not. The rules of the game have changed, and these big shots have realized that they have no chance but to adapt.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
Open-source Projects: Why Bother?
May 22, 2022

Open-source Projects: Why Bother?

Are developers bein irrational by contributing to open-source projects? Or are they just geeking out over coding in any way they can? This blog post casts light on what developers stand to gain from open-source projects.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
The Best NFT Marketplaces in 2022

The Best NFT Marketplaces in 2022

Thousands of NFTs change hands every day, creating a trading volume of millions of dollars. But how does that happen? Chatty Garrate offers a detailed assessment of the seven most popular NFT marketplaces and how they work.

Chatty Garrate
Chatty Garrate Code2 / Guest Author
Code2 CEO Sakalsız Talks to Website Planet

Code2 CEO Sakalsız Talks to Website Planet

Content portal Website Planet got in touch with Code2 CEO Mustafa Sakalsız for an in-depth interview. The section where Sakalsız lays out his vision for the future of no-code deserves particular attention.

Marco Velimirović
Marco Velimirović Website Planet / Guest Author
Can No-code Democratize AI, too?
May 05, 2022

Can No-code Democratize AI, too?

AI technology has failed to take the leap people expected it would. This blog post traces this failure back to a certain bottleneck in the job market and discusses how no-code can help solve it.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
BOOK REVIEW - ‘The Automatic Customer: Creating a Subscription Business in Any Industry’ by John Warrillow

BOOK REVIEW - ‘The Automatic Customer: Creating a Subscription Business in Any Industry’ by John Warrillow

John Warrillow saw the light one day and transitioned his business from a traditional sales model to a subscription-based one. In his book The Automatic Customer, he explains how you can adapt this particular strategy for your line of work, offering nine different scenarios you can work with.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
Subscription Model Flops: What They Teach Us

Subscription Model Flops: What They Teach Us

Many subscription-based businesses have trouble staying afloat, let alone growing. Eugene van Ost takes a look at three notorious ventures that were the darlings of investors once but failed to live up to their promises.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
The Subscription Model: Tips & Warnings

The Subscription Model: Tips & Warnings

The subscription model has a lot of appeal for startups, but it does not automatically guarantee success. This piece takes a look at some of the proven strategies that brought success to startups and turned them into viable subscription businesses.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Code2's Employee Directory Template Fosters Harmony at Work
April 15, 2022

Code2's Employee Directory Template Fosters Harmony at Work

Startups need to be bigger than the sum of their parts. They need to find ways of unlocking synergies and making two plus two equal five. Code2's latest app template, Employee Directory, is a step in that direction, helping startups improve harmony at work.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Whatever-You-Want-as-a-Service: The Subscription Business Model

Whatever-You-Want-as-a-Service: The Subscription Business Model

There is a reason subscription has become the basis for a lucrative business model. This blog post traces the origins of the subscription model back to an unlikely industry. It then delves upon the advantages it affords businesses and sheds light on why it has become the go-to strategy for SaaS companies.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
B2X: A Synthetic Fuel for Your Startup's Growth Engine
April 05, 2022

B2X: A Synthetic Fuel for Your Startup's Growth Engine

B2C and B2B have been regarded as mutually exclusive marketing strategies for startups—you picked one or the other as you set off. This piece takes a look at a hybrid approach, B2X, which has attained considerable success for companies like Atlassian, Notion, and Slack.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
BOOK REVIEW - ‘Life after Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy’ by George Gilder

BOOK REVIEW - ‘Life after Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy’ by George Gilder

Life after Google is a critique of the high priests of Silicon Valley and the direction they have taken the American high-tech industry. Claiming that the current economic model and the way American academia operates are broken, George Gilder touts blockchain as a promising technology with the potential to help people build a different world.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
The Developer Shortage Revisited: Where from Here?
March 25, 2022

The Developer Shortage Revisited: Where from Here?

The developer shortage isn't going away any time soon. Finding talented developers remains a challenge, and retaining them can be even more difficult. Employers are not without options, though. Bruce McFadden epxlains how no-code can help broaden the talent base and ease the burden on developers at the same time.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Zapier No-Code Report: A Long, Hard Look at the No-code Community
March 20, 2022

Zapier No-Code Report: A Long, Hard Look at the No-code Community

What kind of an impact did the pandemic have on no-code adoption? What are some of the common problems no-coders face? How often does an average no-coder use no-code tools? We are taking a look at Zapier's recent no-code report in this blog post.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
Digital Nomadism: Can Work and Travel Coexist?
March 15, 2022

Digital Nomadism: Can Work and Travel Coexist?

Life as a digital nomad is exciting and fulfilling, but it has its challenges, too. This piece gives an account of what motivates people to choose this particular lifestyle and the hurdles awaiting them.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
Code2’s Pronto Q&A Template to Promote Know-how Transfer
March 10, 2022

Code2’s Pronto Q&A Template to Promote Know-how Transfer

Having emphasized the importance of know-how transfer for so long, Code2 is putting its money where its mouth is. The Pronto Q&A template makes it easier for startups to build community boards, helping startups and communities preserve and transfer know-how.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Code2's JobPointer Template Helps Build the Ideal Job-hunting Companion
March 05, 2022

Code2's JobPointer Template Helps Build the Ideal Job-hunting Companion

With the effect of the global pandemic subsiding, the job market is witnessing extraordinarily high levels of activity. Both individuals and organizations need more efficient marketplaces to make better decisions in such volatile conditions. Code2 is offering its users the JobPointer template, letting them build the job marketplace that will satisfy the growing demand.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
BOOK REVIEW - 'Crossing the Chasm' by Geoffrey A. Moore
February 28, 2022

BOOK REVIEW - 'Crossing the Chasm' by Geoffrey A. Moore

A reference book on high-tech marketing, Crossing the Chasm has provided scholars, investors, and founders with a working framework for close to three decades. A must-read for anybody interested in high-tech B2B marketing.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
Showcase Your NFT Collection with Code2's NiftyExpo Template
February 23, 2022

Showcase Your NFT Collection with Code2's NiftyExpo Template

Casting light on the recent NFT frenzy, this blog post dwells on what purpose NFTs can realistically serve. After a summary of popular use cases in different industries, the piece caps it off by unveiling the NiftyExpo, Code2's most recent template for the NFT collectors among its users.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
Code2's TaskAce Template Fosters Collaboration in Project Teams
February 18, 2022

Code2's TaskAce Template Fosters Collaboration in Project Teams

In a sea of sophisticated task management apps, bootstrapped startups and SMBs are overserved. Companies that are understandably reluctant to pay big bucks for features they will rarely use should look no further now: Code2 has launched TaskAce—a smart, easy-to-use, no-frills task management app template.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Code2's BrandBoost App Template to Unleash Marketing Synergies
February 13, 2022

Code2's BrandBoost App Template to Unleash Marketing Synergies

Good chemistry between a brand and an influencer can be the catalyst for marketing success on social media. BrandBoost, Code2's new app template, helps brands and influencers find the right business partners, ensuring that social media campaigns achieve their intended goals.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
PrestoMD—A Practical Way of Dealing with Patient Appointments
February 08, 2022

PrestoMD—A Practical Way of Dealing with Patient Appointments

The old ways of making and keeping track of appointments were inefficient and prone to miscommunication. PrestoMD, Code2's medical appointment app template, simplifies the process, significantly decreasing the stress and effort for everyone involved in the process.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
Lead the Change with Code2's CivicRebel Online Petition Template
February 03, 2022

Lead the Change with Code2's CivicRebel Online Petition Template

Change.org has proved that online petition campaigns can bring about meaningful change in our lives. Keeping that in mind and always listening to user requests, Code2 has released the CivicRebel app template that allows users to create online petitions, further lowering the barriers to social activism.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
BOOK REVIEW - ‘Traversing the Traction Gap’ by Bruce Cleveland et al.
January 28, 2022

BOOK REVIEW - ‘Traversing the Traction Gap’ by Bruce Cleveland et al.

The boundless optimism right after the launch of a product soon gives way to a sharp decline in the initial interest, leaving founders and their teams not knowing what to do. Traversing the Traction Gap provides founders with a playbook they can employ to restart their growth engine and lead their products to success.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
Liquid Democracy: A Blockchain-powered Exercise in Popular Rule
January 23, 2022

Liquid Democracy: A Blockchain-powered Exercise in Popular Rule

People are not happy with the way things are. The recent shift from democratic rule to a more populist and authoritative brand of government across the globe attests to that. Can blockchain offer a solution? This blog post takes a look at the concept of "liquid democracy" and analyzes its pros and cons.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
Popular Voting Mechanisms Used by DAOs
January 18, 2022

Popular Voting Mechanisms Used by DAOs

Despite all the heated debates going on about DAOs, nothing is set in stone with regards to their decision-making mechanisms yet. This blog post takes a deep dive into some of the most common voting mechanisms used by DAOs, analyzing their pros and cons.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
Looking into the Crystal Ball: Our 2022 Predictions

Looking into the Crystal Ball: Our 2022 Predictions

Of the 60 blog posts published on Code2 throughout last year, some concerned the most hotly-debated topics of 2021 in the tech industry. Eugene van Ost takes a look into four of these popular subjects and reflects on what we may expect to see in 2022 regarding each of them.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
ICO vs. VC: What is the Best Way of Raising Capital for Crypto Projects?
January 08, 2022

ICO vs. VC: What is the Best Way of Raising Capital for Crypto Projects?

ICOs, with their peculiar advantages, challenged the VCs for several years to become the primary source of capital for startups. That tide seems to have subsided now. This piece looks into how ICOs and VCs compare and underlines what VCs have done well to keep up with the times.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
DAO & VC: Improbable Partners Today, Fierce Rivals Tomorrow
January 03, 2022

DAO & VC: Improbable Partners Today, Fierce Rivals Tomorrow

People are slowly discovering DAOs’ potential as platforms they can mobilize around. Kelly O’Connor sheds light on what this means for the investment landscape and the VC companies.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
BOOK REVIEW - 'Jobs to Be Done: Theory to Practice' by Anthony W. Ulwick

BOOK REVIEW - 'Jobs to Be Done: Theory to Practice' by Anthony W. Ulwick

Companies cannot rely on innovation that is incidental and unpredictable. Inspired by the principles of scientific management, Anthony W. Ulwick shows us how uncovering customer needs is key to sustainable, high-impact innovation in his book Jobs to Be Done.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
Finding a Home for DAOs: A Quick Look into the Most DAO-Friendly Countries
December 23, 2021

Finding a Home for DAOs: A Quick Look into the Most DAO-Friendly Countries

It won’t be Wall Street or the City of London that DAOs thrive in—DAOs are coming to tear those very places down. The Mecca of the DAO economy will probably be an unlikely town that plays its cards right and lays the necessary groundwork without hesitation.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
DAO: A Novel Way of Pooling Resources
December 18, 2021

DAO: A Novel Way of Pooling Resources

DAOs may come with some technical challenges, but they also offer enormous potential to transform our daily lives. In this blog post, Bruce McFadden looks into a few use cases where DAOs might come in handy.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Blockchain as the Key to the Internet of Value
December 13, 2021

Blockchain as the Key to the Internet of Value

Imagine being able to produce proof of identity without complicated paperwork whenever you need to. Imagine that you can carry your credit history with you wherever you go. Imagine being able to keep your assets away from the prying gaze of the government. Ladies and gentlemen, meet blockchain.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
Web 3.0: The Better Internet?
December 08, 2021

Web 3.0: The Better Internet?

So much is being said about Web 3.0 lately, and reality and fantasy get mixed up most of the time. In this piece, Bruce McFadden takes a look at the conditions that set the ground for the emergence of this supposedly revolutionary technology.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
No-code Templates as Your Time Portals

No-code Templates as Your Time Portals

Templates are practical solutions to common pain points. They are condensed forms of know-how accumulated in an industry. Startups can use them to accelerate their growth and get a head start over the competition.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
BOOK REVIEW - 'The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators' by Clayton M. Christensen et al.
November 29, 2021

BOOK REVIEW - 'The Innovator's DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators' by Clayton M. Christensen et al.

Innovation is a muscle individuals and organizations can develop. The Innovator's DNA lays out five discovery skills you need to develop that muscle and make innovation a part of your organization’s culture.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
Templates as Means of Know-how Transfer

Templates as Means of Know-how Transfer

Templates epitomize the best practices in a given field, with a good deal of know-how embedded in them. Startups are slated to leap ahead of the competition if they can leverage no-code templates.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
The Great Resignation: Symptom of a Bigger Change?
November 19, 2021

The Great Resignation: Symptom of a Bigger Change?

Software developers are quitting their jobs in a curious trend despite the never-seen-before demand for their services. Kelly O’Connor thinks that there is more to the Great Resignation than meets the eye and draws attention to a bigger transformation.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
No-code Templates: A Potential Source of Competitive Edge?

No-code Templates: A Potential Source of Competitive Edge?

A deep dive into how no-code templates can extend your software, facilitate the building of an ecosystem around it and unlock indirect network effects, which will guarantee a lasting competitive advantage for your product.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
APIs in Action: Open Banking & DeFi

APIs in Action: Open Banking & DeFi

In no other industry than finance are the transformative powers of APIs more visible. This piece takes a look at how open banking and DeFi leverage APIs to change the landscape in finance, making it easier for masses to access products and services.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
No-code and APIs to Join Hands to Redefine Software Customization

No-code and APIs to Join Hands to Redefine Software Customization

Customizability is a source of strength for a platform. It can also be the basis upon which a whole ecosystem is built. This blog post focuses on how APIs and no-code technology can help extend a software product and unlock its full potential.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
No-code Helps Customize & Extend Your Software Product

No-code Helps Customize & Extend Your Software Product

A product owner rarely is aware of the full potential of the software product he built. Not until he opens it up to the outside world and sees what people can do with it. Our CEO Mustafa Sakalsız explains how APIs can help software reach its potential and grow an ecosystem around itself.

Mustafa Sakalsız
Mustafa Sakalsız Code2 / CEO
BOOK REVIEW - ‘Founder’s FAQ: The Predictable Journey of the Ups and Downs of a Startup’ by İlker Köksal

BOOK REVIEW - ‘Founder’s FAQ: The Predictable Journey of the Ups and Downs of a Startup’ by İlker Köksal

Hearing from entrepreneurs who made it, one gets the impression that being a founder is all about having a great idea. In his book Founder’s FAQ, İlker Köksal shows us that there is more to being a founder than just an idea, and gets into the nitty-gritty of the whole process, from the conception stage to team building to exit.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
7 Points to Keep in Mind While Choosing the Best HR Software for Your Startup

7 Points to Keep in Mind While Choosing the Best HR Software for Your Startup

No two companies have the exact same HR needs. However, this does not mean that there aren’t any guidelines you could follow while selecting an HR platform for your startup. This blog post suggests 7 rules of thumb you should keep in mind while shopping for HR software.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
The Best Human Resource Management Systems for Startups

The Best Human Resource Management Systems for Startups

HR is a critical area which startup founders can neither ignore nor have the time to deal with on their own. This piece explains why investing in a good HR software pays off for a startup and focuses on the top 5 HRM platforms startups should consider buying.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
Human Resource Management: A Comprehensive Look

Human Resource Management: A Comprehensive Look

A detailed piece on the main functions making up the field of Human Resource Management, how Human Resource Management software can facilitate these functions, and the benefits companies could expect to derive from this kind of software.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
No-code Recomposing the Enterprise Anew

No-code Recomposing the Enterprise Anew

Microservices and APIs help make your back end composable. But what about the front end? This blog post analyzes how no-code can facilitate composability in front end and wraps up with the news of a relevant partnership Code2 has recently built with Prime.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
BOOK REVIEW - ‘Delivering Happiness’ by Tony Hsieh

BOOK REVIEW - ‘Delivering Happiness’ by Tony Hsieh

This is the story of a man who was true to himself in everything he did and made sure that his business reflected his genuineness. In Delivering Happiness, the late entrepreneur Tony Hsieh offers us a glimpse into how culture can be the foundation upon which a billion-dollar business is built.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
A Remedy for the Digital Transformation Laggards: The Composable Enterprise

A Remedy for the Digital Transformation Laggards: The Composable Enterprise

It’s about time we reimagine legacy monolithic systems as packages of workflows and processes. This piece examines how microservices and APIs can facilitate this transformation and draws attention to its repercussions.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Dos and Don’ts of a Successful Digital Transformation

Dos and Don’ts of a Successful Digital Transformation

It is not all doom and gloom on the digital transformation front. Eugene van Ost takes a deep dive into the playbooks of companies that successfully transformed themselves, and offers five key points that combine to improve the odds of digital transformation success.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
Is Digital Transformation a False Hope?

Is Digital Transformation a False Hope?

Digital transformation has been a rough ride for many an enterprise as per recent figures. In this piece, Kelly O’Connor dwells upon three main reasons why that has been the case, and basically lays the responsibility for this outcome at the door of top management.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
Rewrite or Renovate? No-code Revitalizes Old Projects
September 14, 2021

Rewrite or Renovate? No-code Revitalizes Old Projects

Scrap the old code and start all over again, or make that old code work with smart touches? What should you do when your product development team reaches a fork in the road? This post suggests going with the latter option, and underlines the potential that no-code offers in renovating old projects.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Is No-code the Future of Software?
September 10, 2021

Is No-code the Future of Software?

The one problem that is holding back the further diffusion of software also happens to spur the growth of no-code technology: Shortage of developers. This piece argues that conventional coding will retain its privileged position in the development of sophisticated projects, but it will be no-code that will take software to the masses.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
No-code Helps Embellish and Enrich SaaS Products without Rocking the Boat
September 07, 2021

No-code Helps Embellish and Enrich SaaS Products without Rocking the Boat

When your customers ask for a feature that doesn’t fit in the long-term plans of the product team, what do you do? Turn them down and risk a PR backlash, or do their bidding at the expense of already scarce resources? This piece explains how no-code platforms solve this dilemma and help you satisfy customers’ whims without having to diverge much from your roadmap.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
No-code for Anyone Planning a Fresh Start
September 03, 2021

No-code for Anyone Planning a Fresh Start

Learning to code can be a life-changing experience for those who can afford to invest the time and effort. For people who cannot, no-code offers a viable alternative without the opportunity cost of learning a programming language. This blog post argues that no-code is just the right amount of code the majority of people need in their daily lives.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
BOOK REVIEW — ‘The Product-led Organization’ by Todd Olson

BOOK REVIEW — ‘The Product-led Organization’ by Todd Olson

For a product manager, reading The Product-led Organization must feel like taking up running as a hobby and suddenly getting the chance to be coached by an Olympic gold medalist in marathon. Todd Olson, a successful entrepreneur with a product management background, has been there and done that, and offers invaluable advice to leaders of SaaS startups.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
3 Reasons Why Developers Love No-Code
August 26, 2021

3 Reasons Why Developers Love No-Code

No-code is neither a meaningless fad nor a miracle that will replace developers. Increasingly, developers are discovering that things don't have to be black or white: They are finding ways to incorporate no-code tools into their daily work. This blog post focuses on three particular instances where developers leverage no-code technology to become more productive.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
No-code Fostering Collaboration in Cross-functional Teams

No-code Fostering Collaboration in Cross-functional Teams

Working in silos during software development is counterproductive: It slows down the project, is removed from the market reality, and the product quality suffers as a result. This piece takes a look at how no-code platforms promote collaboration across the board in software companies and help them develop better software products.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
No-code Helps Fast-track Product Development

No-code Helps Fast-track Product Development

No-code technology looks well-positioned to transform the whole product development process for SaaS companies, from the stage of ideation to actually building the product. This blog post describes the composition of an ideal product development team in this new era and goes on to shed light on the kind of efficiencies no-code can unlock for SaaS startups.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Micro SaaS: An Attainable Dream for the Regular Folk
August 16, 2021

Micro SaaS: An Attainable Dream for the Regular Folk

Micro SaaS is the tech equivalent of the small business in your neighborhood that is growing slowly but surely. It is the way to go for people who lack access to huge funds or VC support: All one needs to do is to find an underserved niche of customers with a well-defined problem, heal their pain, and voila!

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
Code Quality No Longer a Concern in the Age of No-code
August 12, 2021

Code Quality No Longer a Concern in the Age of No-code

Ensuring high code quality is a never-ending quest in conventional coding. There has to be an established system of testing, revision, integration and deployment in place to make sure that code quality does not suffer. No-code platforms, thanks to their high abstraction levels and industry-standard practices employed, achieve top scores in this department.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
AI Pair Programmers: The Future Copilots for No-code?
August 09, 2021

AI Pair Programmers: The Future Copilots for No-code?

AI pair programming tools are getting mixed reviews from experts. While some laud their capabilities as the harbinger of something great, others think that they are quite far away from making a meaningful change in the coding world. This piece sheds light on the pros and cons of AI pair programming tools, and discusses the ethical concerns surrounding these products.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
No-code Brings Agility to Marketing

No-code Brings Agility to Marketing

Any marketing effort that is not data-informed is akin to shooting in the dark. With validated learning becoming an integral part of marketing, no-code technology is poised to become the no.1 tool in a marketer’s toolbox. This piece gives a good summary of what marketing people stand to gain from the no-code revolution.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
Can No-code Make Hands-free Coding Easier?
August 02, 2021

Can No-code Make Hands-free Coding Easier?

Hands-free coding has produced impressive results in certain use cases so far. Can no-code controlled by voice commands be the real breakthrough in coding? This blog post argues that, in order to turn hands-free coding into a truly revolutionary step forward, no-code needs help from another burgenoning technology.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
BOOK REVIEW — ‘Hooked’ by Nir Eyal and Ryan Hoover

BOOK REVIEW — ‘Hooked’ by Nir Eyal and Ryan Hoover

Hooked gives the reader a recipe for the secret sauce that turns ideas into products we can’t seem to get enough of. The ‘Hook Model’ presents an actionable plan for startups and entrepreneurs to build products that people will not just use and put aside but live in.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
No-code to Put an End to the Software Maintenance Drama
July 26, 2021

No-code to Put an End to the Software Maintenance Drama

Software maintenance is not something you do every 6 or 12 months. It simply is the kind of software development taking place after the product launch. This piece explains how a no-code approach to maintenance can give you a sustainable advantage over traditional coding and bring about significant cost savings.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
No-code Accelerating the Commoditization of Software
July 22, 2021

No-code Accelerating the Commoditization of Software

Using software was the purview of IT professionals until a few decades ago. Not anymore. By the look of things, software development, too, will become a common toil for masses, which will eventually turn software into a commodity. It will be none other than no-code that will be driving this change.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Innovation in the Age of No-code

Innovation in the Age of No-code

Innovation by way of divine inspiration always makes a good story. But you don’t want to entrust the future of your company in the hands of a muse. You want to innovate in a predictable, continuous and sustainable way. This blog post sheds light on how no-code technology can help you with that task.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
What will a No-code Future Look like?

What will a No-code Future Look like?

What are the first few areas where no-code technology can make a considerable impact? This piece makes a shortlist of the low-hanging fruits no-code can grab right away.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
No-code Casting Light on Shadow IT

No-code Casting Light on Shadow IT

The recent digital transformation made total elimination of shadow IT a distant dream—firms should get used to living with it. After a detailed discussion of the causes of shadow IT, this piece looks into how no-code can help check this phenomenon.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
After the Deluge: Business World in the Post-pandemic Era
July 08, 2021

After the Deluge: Business World in the Post-pandemic Era

It looks like the Covid-19 pandemic has caused some permanent changes in the working arrangements, labor market and project management. This blog post explains why no-code technology is well-positioned to shine in the post-pandemic world.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
4 Tips for Sustainable Freelancing Success

4 Tips for Sustainable Freelancing Success

You have to approach freelancing with a different mindset if you are to rely on it as your main source of income. This blog post highlights a few points that can give your “business” a leg up in the highly competitive freelancer market.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
Top 5 Freelancing Sites for Developers

Top 5 Freelancing Sites for Developers

Choosing the right platform to showcase your skills on can give you a head start in freelancing. This piece offers a detailed discussion of top freelancing sites, their business models and what they have to offer to freelancers.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
Cultural Resistance to Technology: From Machine-breakers to Citizen Developers (2)

Cultural Resistance to Technology: From Machine-breakers to Citizen Developers (2)

The ethos of the modern workforce is based on having a say and employee empowerment. This blog post argues that no-code tools marry these principles with the needs of the modern enterprises, i.e. achieving agility and a shortened time-to-market.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
Cultural Resistance to Technology: From Machine-breakers to Citizen Developers (1)

Cultural Resistance to Technology: From Machine-breakers to Citizen Developers (1)

The introduction of industrial machinery during the First Industrial Revolution in England had torn the social fabric apart: It put thousands of people out of work, causing immense misery, on the one hand, and triggering an interesting form of resistance, on the other. This piece takes a look at history in an effort to better understand the future as the Fourth Industrial Revolution unfolds.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
How No-code can Help Pay Down Technical Debt
June 21, 2021

How No-code can Help Pay Down Technical Debt

Dealing with tech debt is unpleasant business but has to be done anyway. Instead of letting it build up and take scarce resources away from productive processes, using IT-sanctioned no-code tools to pay down tech debt can keep system complexity at manageable levels and let innovation and growth continue.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
No-code: Tailor-made for the Freelancer Way of Life

No-code: Tailor-made for the Freelancer Way of Life

Freelancer life is no walk in the park: It comes with its unique challenges and inherent lack of job security. But it doesn’t have to be a race to the bottom where you have to compete on price alone. No-code tools help sharpen your competitive edge, increase your work rate and improve the overall quality of your work.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
No-code for the Manufacturing Industry (2): Teaching the Old Dog New Tricks

No-code for the Manufacturing Industry (2): Teaching the Old Dog New Tricks

Industry 4.0, smart manufacturing or autonomous manufacturing—call it as you will. Established manufacturing companies are going through a transformation and increasingly turning to no-code tools to unlock new efficiencies.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
No-code for the Manufacturing Industry (1): Ohno and Shingo are Smiling upon Us

No-code for the Manufacturing Industry (1): Ohno and Shingo are Smiling upon Us

Japanese-inspired management principles came to dominate the manufacturing industry during the last quarter of the twentieth century. No-code tools of today facilitate the implementation of these principles and therefore realize the vision of innovators like Taiichi Ohno and Shiego Shingo.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
3 Points to Keep in Mind While Choosing a No-code Platform
June 07, 2021

3 Points to Keep in Mind While Choosing a No-code Platform

A piece of advice for the uninitiated who are planning to choose a no code platform: Focus on a few relevant, high-impact features instead of picking the platform with the flashiest interface or highest number of features.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
No-Code Podcast Episodes of Note

No-Code Podcast Episodes of Note

What better way to get inspired than to listen to some of the CEOs of the many no-code platforms that color the software landscape? Here are some notable episodes that you might find to be worthwhile.

Danielle Boyd
Danielle Boyd Code2 / No-Code Dabbler
4 More No-Coder Personas to Pick as Your Target Audience
May 28, 2021

4 More No-Coder Personas to Pick as Your Target Audience

A list of four main personas among no-code users and their motivations, followed by recommendations as to possible platforms that would fit their needs.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
Dispelling 5 Myths and Misconceptions about No-code
May 24, 2021

Dispelling 5 Myths and Misconceptions about No-code

As no-code gains more recognition from people outside the software industry, some myths and misconceptions have come to surround it, with potential to seriously influence the expectations regarding it. This piece sets the record straight on 5 of those and provides a summary of what could realistically be expected from no-code platforms.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
To Code or not to Code: What to Teach the High Schoolers of Today
May 20, 2021

To Code or not to Code: What to Teach the High Schoolers of Today

There is a certain correlation between the job market and the interest certain college programs attract. Of course, these two are not totally in sync, with the 4-year delay stemming from the college education causing shortages or oversupply of certain skills in the job market.

Kelly O'Connor
Kelly O'Connor Code2 / Sophisticated Nomad
No-Code as a Force for Good (2): Changing the Work Life
May 16, 2021

No-Code as a Force for Good (2): Changing the Work Life

Our previous blog post was about how no-code movement had the potential to democratize software development and change the lives of underprivileged individuals. That’s not all there is to it, though.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
No-Code as a Force for Good (1): Turning around Lives
May 11, 2021

No-Code as a Force for Good (1): Turning around Lives

Attributing lofty missions to emerging technologies is nothing new. We have all come across novel ideas that are supposed to transform this or revolutionize that. No-code platforms on their part have been associated with democratizing app development and the software industry in general.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
4 Things that You can Build on Code2 and Grow Your Business with
May 07, 2021

4 Things that You can Build on Code2 and Grow Your Business with

This blog post illustrates how startups and SMBs can leverage no-code tools such as Code2 to expand their businesses, streamline processes and minimize room for human error. At a time when developer salaries are pricing startups and SMBs out of the job market, no-code tools prove that they are a viable, accessible, and probably the only alternative.

Bruce McFadden
Bruce McFadden Code2 / Seasoned Taskmaster
Low-code vs. No-code

Low-code vs. No-code

This piece is a summary of what low-code and no-code are and how they are related. It lists main similarities and differences between the two, making it easier for the reader to locate LCAPs and NCAPs, among them Code2, on a spectrum.

Eugene van Ost
Eugene van Ost Code2 / IT Soothsayer
Why is No-code Becoming “In” All of a Sudden?
May 01, 2021

Why is No-code Becoming “In” All of a Sudden?

The advances in technology and infrastructure, the ever-rising developer salaries, members of a tech-savvy generation rolling up their sleeves and joining the workforce, and the pandemic... Four reasons why the no-code movement deserves the hype around it and is here to stay.

M. Çınar Büyükakça
M. Çınar Büyükakça Code2 / Great Thinker
As a Non-Technical Founder, Your Biggest Asset Is Not Waiting
April 27, 2021

As a Non-Technical Founder, Your Biggest Asset Is Not Waiting

Ever since startups replaced finance jobs as a top target for status seekers, volumes of anxiety-riddled text continue to spill out onto the internet in search of the elusive technical co-founder. Practical advice from Y Combinator since its inception hasn't bothered to shelter people from this notion either, 'If you can't convince at least one person to build this thing,' the thinking goes, 'then what does this say about your chances of success?'

Niall Ingle
Niall Ingle Code2 / Resident Gypsy
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