14 July 2023

What is OutSystems?

What is OutSystems


This blog hopes to provide a clear overview of the OutSystems platform, its features and benefits, its capabilities, and the types of applications that can be built using it.

OutSystems is a renowned high-performance low-code development platform that has been adopted by some of the most prominent global enterprises. These companies span various industries, from beverage giants to automotive manufacturers and technology conglomerates. You can discover more about the range of organizations that have utilized OutSystems' solutions and success stories by visiting their customer stories.

Overall, It is a complete solution for enterprise application development, from front-end UI to back-end integrations. OutSystems applications are built using a drag-and-drop visual development environment, which makes it easy to create complex applications without extensive coding. However, for developers who want more control over their code, OutSystems also provides a fully customizable code editor. OutSystems applications are built on top of a robust and scalable platform that can be easily deployed on-premise, in the cloud, or a combination of both.

Benefits of using OutSystems:

There are several benefits of using OutSystems as your development platform. We've summarized the most prominent ones:

  • It provides a low-code development environment, which means that you can develop applications quickly and efficiently without having to write enormous amounts of code.
  • OutSystems is easy to use, even for those with limited coding experience. The platform includes a drag-and-drop interface that makes it simple to create custom applications
  • OutSystems is a highly flexible platform that can be used to develop a wide range of applications.
  • OutSystems features cutting edge technology, like AI-assisted development and container support, while hiding away these systems' complexities from developers.
  • As your business grows, OutSystems can scale with you. The platform is designed to support large-scale deployments, so you can confidently roll out new applications to thousands or even millions of users.

Applications that can be built with OutSystems:

OutSystems is an ideal platform for building mission-critical applications that require stringent security and compliance. Its built-in security features help ensure that applications meet industry standards and are secure from cyber threats. In addition to its built-in enterprise features, OutSystems offers many out-of-the-box connectors that make it easy to integrate with popular enterprise systems such as Salesforce, SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics, and others. This enables developers to create composite applications that bring together data and functionality from multiple systems into a single user interface.

OutSystems can be used to develop a variety of applications, including:

  • Customer-facing applications: Applications that are designed to interact with customers and users, such as e-commerce websites, online portals, and mobile apps.
  • Enterprise applications: Applications that are used by organizations to manage their operations, such as financial management, human resources, and project management applications.
  • Business process management applications: Applications that are used to streamline and automate business processes, such as workflow and document management systems.
  • Data management applications: Applications that are used to store, manage and analyze data, such as business intelligence and data visualization tools.
  • Collaboration and communication applications: Applications that are designed to facilitate collaboration and communication among team members, such as project management tools and chat applications.
  • Internet of Things (IoT) applications: Applications that are used to monitor and control connected devices and sensors, such as smart home and industrial automation systems.

OutSystems provides a flexible platform for building a wide variety of custom applications, with a focus on speed, efficiency, security, and scalability.

Expert Services

The market for low-code application development is still growing exponentially. OutSystems is used worldwide to develop innovative business applications for desktops, tablets, and mobile services.

Product League offers a wide range of OutSystems knowledge and expertise to build the application you need. Our low-code consultants are skilled in web and mobile applications, architecture, support engineering, versioning control, security, project management, UX/UI design, and adoption.

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Learning and using OutSystems:

Assuming you have experience with web development, learning OutSystems is a breeze. OutSystems provides visual tools to drag and drop components onto a page and wire them together – so you can quickly see the results of your changes. Even if you're starting from scratch, OutSystems has extensive free accessible documentation and tutorials to help you get up to speed quickly. You can get started with guided learning paths on: Web development, Mobile development Delivery and management and security & architecture. There's also a large community of OutSystems developers who are happy to help answer any questions you may have.


The OutSystems development platform provides a versatile and comprehensive solution for building various types of applications, from simple internal tools to complex enterprise-grade systems. By leveraging the high-performance low-code approach, businesses of any size can build complex applications with minimal effort and time, without the constraints normally associated with regular low- and no-code platforms. If you are looking for a way to accelerate your application development process, the OutSystems Development Platform may be just the solution you need. Want to learn more about what Product League can do for you? Get in touch!

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