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Score 7 out of 100
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Score 9.6 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Alpha Anywhere

We use Alpha Anywhere to develop large scale business applications. So far, we haven't found any real limitations. This is exemplified by my response to my customers who frequently ask, "Is it possible..." I always interrupt them before this sentence goes any further by telling them, "with our development platform, anything's possible" (then we have to discuss whether the time/cost is worth the added benefit of what they're requesting).
Phil Samuels | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Visual Builder Cloud

Visual Builder is very well suited to either extend or augment your other Oracle Cloud or on-premise solutions. For example, you can build a SaaS extension for Oracle HCM with Visual Builder. You can also build a custom worklist app for Oracle or Oracle Process Cloud Service if you don't like the default worklist app.
Christopher Maggiulli | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Low-Code Development

Alpha Anywhere
Oracle Visual Builder Cloud
10.0
Visual Modeling
Alpha Anywhere
Oracle Visual Builder Cloud
10.0
Drag-and-drop Interfaces
Alpha Anywhere
Oracle Visual Builder Cloud
10.0
Platform Security
Alpha Anywhere
Oracle Visual Builder Cloud
10.0
Platform User Management
Alpha Anywhere
Oracle Visual Builder Cloud
10.0
Reusability
Alpha Anywhere
Oracle Visual Builder Cloud
10.0
Platform Scalability
Alpha Anywhere
Oracle Visual Builder Cloud
10.0

Pros

Alpha Anywhere

  • Mobile application development with true offline capability.
  • Low-code, rapid app development and deployment environment for building native-quality, cross platform web and mobile business applications.
  • Cross platform mobile apps created with HTML5.
  • Back-end database support for pretty much all the most popular SQL backends as well as NoSQL and Rest APIs.
Russ Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Visual Builder Cloud

  • Visual Tooling
  • JavaScript
  • RESTful Services
Christopher Maggiulli | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Alpha Anywhere

  • Whenever I'm asked to criticize Alpha Anywhere, my first comment refers to the documentation. For sure, they've made some improvements, this year, but I still wish it were better. Because I moved from another development package, I really had to start learning from scratch... I've been at it, for years, and I still feel like I have a way to go. The good news is that Alpha has a very active Message Board and there are lots of people who generously give their time to answer questions and help solve problems. There's no "tech support" line to call for help. Alpha DOES offer a paid "mentoring" service, which I used, several times. Unfortunately, my experience with the mentors wasn't as positive as I hoped it would be.
  • Alpha needs to improve its "templates" to make them more modern for users. I've never had a complaint from users, but I'd like my applications to have a newer, flashier look.
  • Alpha advertises itself as "codeless" programming. It is! You can certainly develop an entire application without writing a single line of "code." Unfortunately, that application will be pretty basic. If you're a serious developer, you'll want to learn "javascript" and "XBasic"... it'll come in very handy, as will an understanding about how to create SQL views and queries (and, Stored Procedures), etc.
Phil Samuels | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Visual Builder Cloud

  • Integration with other Oracle products
  • Offline tooling
  • Recipes
Christopher Maggiulli | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Alpha Anywhere

Alpha Anywhere is a more robust, complete and lower cost solution for rapid desktop, web and mobile application cross platform development.
Russ Brown | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Visual Builder Cloud

I have not used any other products like this.
Christopher Maggiulli | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Alpha Anywhere

  • Alpha is our sole Development Platform. It has enabled us to contract for some pretty large jobs. AND, we are regularly told, by our customers, that our programs have helped them improve their organizations, workflows and profits.
Phil Samuels | TrustRadius Reviewer

Oracle Visual Builder Cloud

  • Short dev cycles
  • Low code
  • Easy to manage
Christopher Maggiulli | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Alpha Anywhere

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Alpha Anywhere Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Alpha Anywhere Business$1,499/year
Alpha Anywhere Business Pro$2,499/year
Alpha Anywhere EnterpriseCall Us +1 781.850.46002
Alpha TransForm (no-code component)35/month
  1. Volume Discounts
SaaS Edition
Alpha Anywhere$1,499/year
    Additional Pricing Details
    Questions? Call us: +1 781.229.4500

    Oracle Visual Builder Cloud

    General

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Oracle Visual Builder Cloud Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Rating Summary

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Alpha Anywhere
    9.7
    Oracle Visual Builder Cloud
    10.0

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