Architect the solutions of tomorrow with Zoho Creator's developer tools

Create powerful apps that deliver world-class customer experience. With Zoho Creator's developer tools, your developers can engineer the solutions of the future with ease.

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Architect the solutions of tomorrow with Zoho Creator's developer tools
Architect the solutions of tomorrow with Zoho Creator's developer tools

What are developer tools and how can you leverage them?

Conventional software development methodologies and tools constrain developers by forcing them to build systems and software from the ground up. These methodologies are time-consuming, expensive, and inefficient. Enter Zoho Creator's developer tools. Developer tools are utilities designed to grant developers the freedom to rapidly create applications the way they want. These tools allow developers to accomplish a range of actions, and avoid reinventing the wheel during the development life cycle. A developer's best friend, developer tools offer a range of benefits.

Seamlessly manage your applications from ideation to deployment

Applications change during the phases of the development life cycle. To manage your apps more effectively, Zoho Creator's lifecycle management offerings include a:

  • Development environment: Build and iterate upon your apps
  • Stage environment: View the changes made to apps by your developers
  • Production environment: Approve changes made to your apps and move them to production
  • Validation: Resolve conflicts that arise during codebase changes.
  • Version history: Track changes made to the codebase, with major and minor version changes with the respective version numbers displayed.
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Cohesive collaborative development

The multi-developer environment feature allows multiple developers to work on developing solutions collaboratively. With these features, you can:

  • Enable your developers to develop apps in cohesion
  • Provide separate environments for development and testing
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Extend your apps, any way you want

Widgets allow you to extend your apps beyond leveraging the built-in features provided by the Creator platform. With widgets, you can limitlessly enhance the front-end capabilities of your solutions. Zoho Creator enables you to:

  • Create and customize app-specific features
  • Redefine customer interaction with your apps
  • Design your front-end with full customization
  • Integrate with third-party apps
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Visualize your app's logical structure

Get a bird's eye view of your app's forms and their relationships in one place. Zoho Creator's Schema Builder allows you to:

  • Visualize the relationship between your forms using Creator's lookup fields feature, and subforms
  • Create new relationships by dragging and dropping, without going to the form builder
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Visualize your app's logical structure

The Zoho Creator API

With the Zoho Creator API, you can interface with the platform in any way you want. The API provides:

  • OAuth authentication: for secure authentication
  • Data APIs to add, read, update, and delete records
  • File APIs to upload and download files, forms, and subforms
  • Meta APIs to retrieve fields, forms, reports, pages, sections, and applications
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Deep customization of your apps

The mobile SDKs allows you to deeply customize your mobile apps. SDKs are available for both iOS and Android. Creator's mobile SDKs allow you to:

  • Customize your app UI by giving you a multitude of custom prebuilt UI components for use in your apps
  • Automatically generate the UI for your apps
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Gain deep insights into app activity

During development and after deployment, you need to oversee what goes on under the hood in your solutions. Zoho Creator's logs and auditing tools grant you the ability to:

  • Granularly oversee your developers
  • Track changes across versions
  • Ensure that your solutions adhere to compliance requirements
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A state-of-the art IDE for all your development needs

While scripting in Deluge, you need tools that help you code faster and better. Zoho Creator's IDE is all you need. It offers:

  • Ready-to-use code snippets: You can code in Deluge faster by simply dragging and dropping the code snippets you need
  • Syntax assist: Colors and keywords help you avoid syntax errors
  • Version history: With one click, you can revert to earlier versions of your scripts
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Freedom from middleware and hardware

Zoho Creator's Serverless Functions feature allows you to execute logical blocks of code without having to implement complicated server infrastructure. Serverless functions grant you freedom from server middleware, server software, and hardware. This feature offers you:

  • The ability to implement reusable custom functions
  • Easy code maintenance
  • Multilanguage support: Java and NodeJS
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Hear what our customers have to say

Architect the solutions of tomorrow with Zoho Creator's developer tools

"The features and scope of OlivERP cannot be replicated by any commercial ERP available without spending millions of USD. This was only possible with Zoho Creator. Thank you for creating Zoho Creator!"

Mehmet Ozkan Mehmet Ozkan, Proprietor, Ozelia

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Architect the solutions of tomorrow with Zoho Creator's developer tools

"The Zoho Creator application was so successful that our team and clients started demanding it. We're currently using it for 14 clients in 3 languages and 3 countries in Europe."

César Viteri César Viteri,CIO, AirRail

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