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Internal tool builder.
What we like
Impressive level of UI flexibility and customization - simple drag & drop to writing custom JS & React with external dependency support. Auto-generates UIs from database schemas including those tedious features like sorting, pagination, filtering & search. Real browser devtools-like debugger. Can also build native mobile apps and automated data pipelines & workflows.
What we don't like
Themable, but no true dark mode. Remotely querying databases over the internet has inherent latency challenges (you can self-host Retool or use their cloud database).
Open source vs commercial (Appsmith & Retool)
with David Mytton & Jean Yang
S01 E06 — 2021-08-12
With Snir Kodesh, Head of Engineering
Build internal tools remarkably fast.
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