Welcome to June's No Code News! This month, we're keeping you up to date with the latest news and updates from the world of No Code. Find out about upcoming conferences, including the Figma Annual Conference and Webflow Conf, as well as the return of the No Code Summit. Plus, dive into the first episode of Noxcod's Nox Makers podcast, where professionals share their success stories using No Code tools. You'll also find the latest features from Bubble, Flutterflow, Webflow, Framer, Notion and Airtable, as well as a presentation of the Umso No Code tool.
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For aficionados of website design and Figma, there's a lot to discover at the Figma Annual Conference on 21 and 22 June. We'll be bringing you a summary of all the new features announced during their conference in July's No Code news.
For those more interested in website development and creation, you'll have to wait until 5 October 2023 for the Webflow Conf.
Both conferences can be attended online. 👌
The No Code Summit is back for a second instalment from 10 to 11 October. This is the French event dedicated to No code. For more info visit their website.
Noxcod : Nox Makers
We are pleased to present the very first Noxcod podcast Nox Makers. In this podcast we talk to professionals who have successfully developed their business with No code tools. These people talk about their journey, how they got there, and how they got there.
In this first episode, Dominique, co-founder of Noxcod, talks to JB Jezequel, also co-founder of Evaboot. JB has achieved the feat of 1 million turnover, bootstrapped, in just 18 months, and all with the power of No-Code.
Whether you're a first-time entrepreneur, a fan of No-Code or just curious about the world of startups, this podcast is for you. Don't miss this captivating episode, available now on all podcast platforms! And on YouTube!👇
Bubble has added some new technical features to its tool, here's a sneak preview:
- Enhanced table element: Bubble has introduced a new table element that allows users to create repeating groups with customisable columns and headers, providing more flexibility for displaying tabular data.
- Revamped expression composer: The expression composer has been redesigned to make it easier to add intermediate expressions and use parentheses, allowing users to create more complex expressions to control the behaviour of their applications.
- New design canvas: A new design canvas has been introduced, offering a modern and optimised design experience, with improved performance, reduced memory usage and faster development of new features.
- API v4 in public alpha: Bubble has released a public alpha version of its new API v4, offering plugin developers improved functionality and optimised performance for server-side actions.
This month's new Flutterflow features:
- Reusable Action Blocks allow you to create sequences of reusable actions in your application, simplifying change management and avoiding errors.
- The new Conditional Builder widget makes it easy to switch between different UI elements based on specific conditions, improving the application experience.
- The tooltip widget offers advanced customisation options for creating personalised contextual messages, useful for providing additional information to users.
- You can now download the code for a snapshot or version of your project, making it easier for team members to share and collaborate.
- The ChoiceChips widget has been enhanced with new customisation options, giving you more control to create applications that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing.
- Project labels allow you to organise your project dashboard and easily categorise different projects, making them easier to manage and filter.
Here's a summary of Webflow's recent features and enhancements:
- DevLink in open beta since the beginning of the month: DevLink allows you to visually create production-ready React components in Webflow. This allows you to launch Web applications and products more quickly, synchronise marketing and product components, and develop the services you offer your customers.
- New keyboard shortcuts for moving items: Users can now move elements around the Webflow canvas more efficiently using specific keyboard shortcuts.
- Better visibility of publication progress: Users can now easily track the progress of their site's publication on Webflow, giving them a clear idea of when it will be completed.
- Presentation of client workspace projects: Designers can now present their clients' sites on their Webflow profile, even if they are in the client's workspace.
- Combined class support for the Figma plugin: The Webflow Figma plugin can now automatically create combined classes when copying and pasting from Figma, using a specific syntax in the layer names.
Framer changes its entire business model with the integration of AI!
AI has been at the heart of discussions for some months now, and Framer is hitting back with the integration of an AI that generates an entire responsive website in a matter of seconds. One thing's for sure, Framer is way ahead of the game when it comes to web design. We'll let you try it out on their platform.
The major new addition to Notion is the AI autofill feature. Now you can automatically generate summaries, action items and the latest changes to your project on your boards, thanks to this advanced feature.
What's more, the project creation process has been simplified for instant set-up. You can also take advantage of notifications to stay up to date on important project tasks and details.
Notion also offers improved workflows in beta for sprints, to make your work easier and more efficient.
Finally, it is now possible to import projects from Asana, including teams, tasks and all other fields, thanks to the integrated import tool. These improvements make Notion even more effective and user-friendly as a project management tool.
Airtable has added new features to its Interface Designer, giving users advanced control over their interface forms. New features include conditional fields to show or hide fields based on previous entries, read-only fields to provide additional context, and the ability to limit selection options. In addition, real-time synchronisation has been introduced between databases and interfaces, ensuring instant updates. The display of records in timelines has also been enhanced to make it easier to track data. These improvements enhance the user experience and simplify data management in Airtable.
Discovery of the month : Umso
Umso is a website creator designed for start-ups. It's a no-code tool that allows entrepreneurs to easily generate, edit and publish professional websites without programming skills. Umso offers excellent value for money and is suitable for start-ups looking to establish their online presence in an affordable way.
Thanks to its automatic generator, Umso creates websites tailored to each specific use case. The intuitive visual editor simplifies customisation, with colour, font and illustration presets available. However, it's important to note that Umso has some limitations in terms of styling options and may not be suitable for users looking for advanced functionality.
With Umso, start-ups have access to a full range of features. For just $25 a month, they can quickly design and publish attractive websites. Umso offers features such as multilingual translation, cookie banners, password protection, custom forms, blogging and integrated analytics. These powerful tools help startups develop their online presence and achieve their business goals.
If you want to know how one entrepreneur started his business with Umso and managed to generate 1 million in turnover, just listen to our podcast.
Noxcod helps companies train their teams in No Code, whether through training, coaching, or even creating applications for you. The Noxcod team will guide you and provide you with the basics of No Code development.
That's all for June's news, and we look forward to seeing you next month for the next Nocode News.