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Low-Code Application Development and Automation

Hit the accelerator, automate tedious tasks, and create applications that simplify your work, all without a single line of code.

Create, automate, and innovate

By building apps, automations, and portals with low-code app development, you can quickly augment your finance, human resources, customer experience, and procurement solutions. 

Build visually: Design production-ready applications, processes, and portals with drag-and-drop simplicity and a large library of prebuilt content.

Integrate smoothly: Unify business data and processes from across your SAP and non-SAP systems with hundreds of connectors and thousands of prebuilt integrations.

Scale without compromise: Foster collaboration between teams by bringing business and IT together with comprehensive governance and lifecycle management capabilities.

Keep pace with innovation and growth

Learn why low-code tools are game changers for application development.

Low-code solutions

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Learn about the concepts of low-code/no-code software development and start building apps quickly.

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Still want to code?

Explore SAP’s professional development tools, data models, API, and integration capabilities for extending SAP applications.

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SAP customers are creating great applications

Innovating rapidly with data

Learn how SunRice automated key processes and workflows, delivering a complete experience for farmers and giving them access to the information they need.

30% faster time to market

See how Toyota used its existing SAP solution investments and deployed a comprehensive solution in a highly complex system landscape with a faster time to market.

60% automation in sales order processing

Find out how Alma Media improved its finance productivity with an ultramodern ERP and intelligent robotic process automation.

Resources for application development

Champion change and deliver value with speed, confidence, and efficiency.

Delivering enterprise-ready apps​

Consider the value of enabling business users and professional developers to adapt, improve, and innovate applications processes faster with tailored experiences.

SAP recognized as a Leader by Gartner

Explore how a multiexperience development platform scales development of fit-for-purpose applications and why SAP is ranked as a leading provider for the second year in a row.

Join the community

Connect with our growing network of developers, learn useful tips for our low-code applications, and get inspired to make your next project a success.

Frequently asked questions

LCNC is a software development approach that requires little to no coding to build and extend business applications. Instead of using complex programming languages, developers can leverage visual programming, drag-and-drop capabilities, and sophisticated business logic on a low-code development platform.​

​LCNC helps developers of all skill levels build and deliver applications quickly. It increases productivity by reducing time-intensive manual coding and empowers more people to contribute to development initiatives and the creation of value at scale.

Both low-code and no-code capabilities allow users to build business applications without needing deep programming knowledge and help ease innovation efforts for stretched IT departments.

​Low code allows developers to operate efficiently with a template-based user interface environment, application programming models, and visual data modeling as found in SAP Business Application Studio. ​

No code has a lower barrier to entry. It leverages an intuitive drag-and-drop interface, customizable components, and predefined formula functions as found in the SAP AppGyver development environment.

LCNC solutions from SAP accelerate and scale the delivery of new applications, enhance existing ones, and automate complex tasks. Intuitive graphical tools used to build applications, model data, and apply business logic help professional and citizen developers be more productive and deliver immediate value while fostering close collaboration between IT and the business. 

  • Accelerate time to value by using proven best practices with prebuilt industry and line-of-business content​
  • Unify development experiences for application and process innovation to empower rapid, trusted innovation for all 
  • ​Enhance ROI by maximizing existing investments with prebuilt integrations and preconfigured APIs, components, templates, and services for SAP and third-party applications
  • ​Reduce total cost of development through less manual coding effort and faster delivery of a minimum viable product (MVP) in days, not months​
  • Rely on a trusted and open enterprise platform to build, enhance, and scale innovation across your business with lower total cost of ownership​​

​SAP provides a unified experience for LCNC application development and automation on SAP Business Technology Platform. 

​SAP AppGyver empowers professional and citizen developers to build sophisticated, enterprise-ready applications with no code needed by using an intuitive drag-and-drop interface and hundreds of prebuilt components and formula functions.​ 

SAP Process Automation provides an AI-powered, intuitive, and no-code solution for workflow management and robotic process automation (RPA). With visual drag-and-drop tools and prebuilt, industry-specific content, you can simplify business process automation, improve process efficiency, and enhance business agility.​

SAP Work Zone enables business users to create, design, and personalize engaging team and department workspaces with a rich and visual built-in page editor, easy-to-use templates, cards, and widgets.

With SAP solutions, professional and citizen developers can quickly build new applications, extend existing ones, and automate business processes to integrate everything and build anything.

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