How to build web applications without coding

No coding? No problem! This guide unlocks the world of web application creation with powerful no-code tools. Build & launch your app faster, and easier - all without writing a line of code!


Until recently, only developers with advanced coding abilities were capable of creating web applications. No-code tools are useful in such instances.

Without writing a single line of code, no-code platforms like Formaloo help you transform what you already have (like spreadsheets and product listings) into professional-grade online applications in only a few minutes and a few clicks.

We’ll walk you through creating a no-code web app from beginning to end in this guide, showing how simple it is to share your brilliant idea.

From data collection to analytics: 3 Web applications ideas you can build with Formaloo

Businesses gather, analyze, and use data to make wise decisions. Data management, however, may be a difficult task, particularly without the proper tools and resources.

Web applications are helpful in this situation. Web apps are now the go-to choice for businesses of all sizes because they can automate collecting data, organize it effectively, and provide insightful analytics.

Using Formaloo, a powerful data management platform, you may create a variety of dashboards, from data gathering to analytics.

1- Build your own custom CRM

There are several advantages to creating your own unique CRM, or customer relationship management system, for organizations of all sizes.

A CRM is a tool that helps companies in managing their relationships and interactions with prospects and customers. You can manage and analyze customer data, automate sales and marketing procedures, and give your clients personalized services by creating a custom CRM that is adapted to their particular needs and requirements.

Additionally, compared to off-the-shelf options, custom CRMs are more flexible and scalable. Formaloo allows you to add or remove features as necessary, integrate with other applications, and automate your sales and marketing processes.

Learn more about how to create a custom CRM with Formlaoo.

2- Create your project management tools

With Formaloo, companies can design their own project management tools that are tailored to their particular requirements.

You can quickly create and deploy project workflows, assign tasks, set deadlines, and monitor progress in real-time. Businesses can expedite their project management procedures while improving collaboration and teamwork among team members by sharing access with different levels.

You can easily create and customize workflows so you can quickly change their procedures to match shifting project requirements.

In addition, Formaloo provides data analysis and reporting tools that help you analyze the success of projects and pinpoint areas for development.

3- Customize your own learning app

Giving your audience personalized and engaging educational experiences is an excellent way to engage their interest in learning.

To help your students memorize the lessons, you can easily add more courses and create personalized quizzes with answer sheets using Formaloo.

Using conditional logic, you may create a quiz that assesses users’ knowledge of the topic matter. The quizzes can be customized to reflect the learner’s development and level of understanding, providing a personalized learning environment.

With Formaloo’s user-friendly interface, you can create and manage the content for your app, making it simple to update and add new content as needed. You might create an engaging learning application for your users that will help them achieve their goals.

A step-by-step guide to building your custom web applications with Formaloo

You can build complicated interactive forms that help you quickly gather and manage data using Formaloo’s logic and calculator tools.

You can effortlessly link the information gathered in your forms to your custom-built app with Formaloo’s app builder, giving your audience a customized user experience.

Additionally, the app builder for Formaloo allows you to visualize your data using a variety of views, including tables, graphs, and charts, which makes it simpler to understand and analyze your data.

Formaloo offers a collaborative workspace where your team may work together to manage and analyze the gathered data in addition to these functionalities. This workspace is perfect for teams working on research since it enables you to share results, collaborate on reports, and measure progress.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to create a custom course app with Formaloo.

With this app, you can:

  • Personalized learning: Tailor content to the specific needs and pace of individual learners.
  • Create interactive quizzes: Engage your audience with quizzes and assessments for a more immersive learning experience.
  • Create user portals: This allows users to track their progress, view their submitted data, and access personalized results using the powerful "User Field" and "My Data" features.

1- Create an app

In the dashboard, you can make your app from scratch by clicking the “New Formaloo”.

There, you have options to choose from the pillar templates like a dashboard, a CRM, and portal.

Create a new formaloo

If you choose to create a dashboard, Formaloo will automatically generate a default dashboard with a results page and charts. You can customize these pages later.

For the course app, you can create different menus for each course. Or create different pages for each course in one menu.

create different menus for each course

2- Add the course content to your lessons pages

Add your content. You can add text, links, and customize the size and colors.

Add content and text

3- Enable portal mode

To add login and sign-up functionality, enable "Portal Mode" on your app.

When you enable portal mode, you can create a user table to assign it to your forms later.

Assign this user table to your forms later, seamlessly connecting user input with your app's database.

You also can connect your portal to your users' bases from your dashboard.

Enable portal mode

4- Create your form(s)

Now, let's create forms and quizzes for your app.

Add a user field to these forms. This way, users can view their submitted data on their portal after login.

To make it seamless, assign the user field to the app users' table (which you are using on your portal) from the right menu.

Create your form(s)

5- Insert form(s) into your app

Take the forms you've created and insert them into your app. You can embed this form into your website, or send the public URL directly to the users.

Here, we created a quiz for each lesson in our example.

Insert form(s) into your app

6- Add the results page(s)

Navigate to "Pages" and add a "Result Page" to your app. This is where users will see their submitted data and quiz results.

You can use different views for the results:

Add the results page(s)

7- Add the user field to the result page(s)

In each result table, add the user field to your filters.

This way, each user can see only their own submitted data after login to your portal.

You can add more filters to make your data more organized and user-specific.

Add the user field to the result page(s)

8- Manage access to the pages

In the "Access" menu, manage access for different pages, setting access for content and result pages.

Manage access to the pages

Now, it's time to test your app. Log in, submit one of the forms, and see your submitted data instantly reflected on the "Result Page". Your app is now ready to share!

9- Share your web application

Go to the app’s settings and turn on the public view option if you want to share an app with the public. Share the public URL with your audience after you’ve saved your edits.

The subdomain of the URLs for your apps and forms is editable. Use the "Share" button located in your app's settings. Additionally, you can define a custom domain for your entire workspace from the workspace settings under your Formaloo profile.

Building custom Web Applications that deliver results

To sum up, Formaloo offers an excellent basis for creating user-friendly, dynamic, and interactive web apps. You can create custom web applications that support your company’s goals and provide an excellent user interface.

You can create interactive forms and quizzes that respond to user input using Formaloo’s Logic and Calculator features, and its app builder enables you to connect and organize data and visualize it using various views. Formaloo makes it simple to convert your web-based application into a mobile app for better reach.

So, don’t wait any longer, sign up for Formaloo today, and start creating your next web app!

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How to build web applications without coding