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"Appium has easy interaction with mobile.""It's an open-source solution with a very large community and available documentation."

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"The most valuable features are the integration and UI customization.""The most valuable features are the decorative style, model-driven development, and the fact that Mendix validates flows. Mendix is quick to develop because it's a low-code platform. It's very robust, flexible, open, and scalable. It's for a low-code customer. The tooling is also really good and it has mobile capabilities.""There are free online learning and certifications if a user would like to learn more and better understand the solution.""We find it intuitive and easy to use.""The features that I have found most valuable with Mendix are its business process management and its minimal low code, both from an interface perspective and from a process perspective.""The solution is stable."

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"If it had more facility for configuration it would be a spectacular solution.""Stability is an area that needs some improvement."

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"Mendix is slightly less scalable than I'd like.""There are not enough developers who are using Mendix. The knowledge base available online and in the market is not as rich as other competitors.""There's no direct tech support.""You need experienced programmers and developers to understand this solution.""An improvement I would like to see is the ability to version manage independent modules. Their version management for software repositories must be better. It's good and you can do it, but it needs work.""There needs to be an increase in the number of the UI components."

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  • "Appian is open-source, which is not licensed."
  • "The pricing of Appium is fine."
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  • "Licensing costs are similar to those for all other IT technology, but they vary by region."
  • "Mendix seems a bit expensive. But in terms of wanting to have less developers and higher velocity, the total cost of ownership is fine. It's not cheap, though."
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    Overview
    Appium is an open-source tool for automating native, mobile web, and hybrid applications on iOS and Android platforms. Native apps are those written using the iOS or Android SDKs. Mobile web apps are web apps accessed using a mobile browser (Appium supports Safari on iOS and Chrome or the built-in 'Browser' app on Android). Hybrid apps have a wrapper around a "webview" -- a native control that enables interaction with web content. Projects like Phonegap, make it easy to build apps using web technologies that are then bundled into a native wrapper, creating a hybrid app. Importantly, Appium is "cross-platform": it allows you to write tests against multiple platforms (iOS, Android), using the same API. This enables code reuse between iOS and Android testsuites.
    The Mendix App Platform enables enterprise development teams to rapidly build, integrate, and deploy beautiful multi-device applications. Enterprise IT teams that need to quickly build innovative and differentiating applications in close collaboration with business stakeholders use Mendix.
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    Sample Customers
    Nuvizz, Coupa Software, Eventbrite, Evernote
    Genzyme, TNT, Yahoo, Capgemini, Roche, D&B, Aegon, kpn, AZL, Sky, Arch, Penn State Univeristy, BancABC
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company31%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Energy/Utilities Company6%
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    Financial Services Firm40%
    Computer Software Company13%
    Real Estate/Law Firm13%
    Recruiting/Hr Firm7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company32%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Energy/Utilities Company5%
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    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise57%
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    Small Business64%
    Midsize Enterprise7%
    Large Enterprise29%
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    Appium is ranked 5th in Mobile Development Platforms with 2 reviews while Mendix is ranked 2nd in Mobile Development Platforms with 6 reviews. Appium is rated 8.0, while Mendix is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Appium writes "Open-source, scalable, easy to use, and easy to install with good community documentation". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Mendix writes "Responsive with a straightforward setup and good online training". Appium is most compared with Selenium HQ, Tricentis Tosca, SmartBear TestComplete, Perfecto and Worksoft Certify, whereas Mendix is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Appian, OutSystems, Pega BPM and QuickBase.

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