App Builder by Infragistics vs. Appian

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
App Builder
Score 7.0 out of 10
N/A
App Builder - Design and Build Real Apps Fast The brand-new App Builder aims to provide design and development teams with a solution to help them deliver apps quickly and efficiently, without losing focus on UX. Users can start an app from scratch or choose from a library of pre-built app templates or responsive screen layouts and then customize with a toolbox of 60+ UI controls to kick-start the next digital product design. If a design already exists in Sketch or Adobe…
$1,295
per year per user
Appian
Score 8.8 out of 10
N/A
Appian is a low-code development and business process management platform. It features drag-and-drop design for app building, automated work processes, unified data management, and cloud-based deployment.
$0
Pricing
App Builder by InfragisticsAppian
Editions & Modules
Ignite UI
$1,295
per year per user
Infragistics Professional
$1,295
per year per user
Infragistics Ultimate
$1,495
per year per user
Appian Community Edition
$0
Application - Input-Only
$2
per month per user
Application - Infrequent
$9
per month per user
Application - Standard
$75
per month per user
Platform
Custom Quote Priced per user with unlimited apps.
minimum 100 users, no maximum
Unlimited
Custom Quote Priced per development with unlimited apps.
unlimited
Platform
Custom Quote Priced per user with unlimited apps.
Minimum 100, no maximum
Unlimited
Custom Quote Priced per development with unlimited apps.
Unlimited
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
App BuilderAppian
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsThis product is free to use for non-commercial, educational purposes for students in K-12 grades or University programs, and for educators to use in a classroom setting as examples/tools in their curriculum.
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Top Pros
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Features
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Low-Code Development
Comparison of Low-Code Development features of Product A and Product B
App Builder by Infragistics
6.1
3 Ratings
34% below category average
Appian
9.1
75 Ratings
6% above category average
Visual Modeling6.62 Ratings8.873 Ratings
Drag-and-drop Interfaces7.63 Ratings8.972 Ratings
Reusability6.62 Ratings9.475 Ratings
Platform Scalability3.61 Ratings9.473 Ratings
Platform Security00 Ratings9.171 Ratings
Platform User Management00 Ratings8.872 Ratings
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User Ratings
App Builder by InfragisticsAppian
Likelihood to Recommend
7.0
(5 ratings)
9.1
(139 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
5.5
(1 ratings)
8.5
(19 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.7
(95 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.4
(118 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
6.0
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(5 ratings)
User Testimonials
App Builder by InfragisticsAppian
Likelihood to Recommend
Infragistics
App Builder will be great where you have a small team with limited resources. Obviously this product is only good if you are starting a new project. I have used Radzen before which does almost the same thing using a database first approach, but it was a real pain as the application crashes a lot.
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Appian
Appian works great for automating manual processes and integrating multiple systems through its toolset. It gives great flexibility for establishing rules for approvals, routings, escalations, and the like. Because of the low code toolset, it's very easy to deploy and make changes as needed as processes evolve and as the organization learns to utilize the system better. Minimal maintenance is required to support the applications build on the platform. Some of the automated testing integration with tools like Jenkins is limited so that may be an issue for some.
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Pros
Infragistics
  • Layout
  • Theme and Styles
  • Code Generation
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Appian
  • Allows at a glance workflow documentation which assists in the need we have for information readiation.
  • Drag and drop interface for workflow development greatly speeds our apps time to market.
  • Using the advanced features of Appian, we are able to create working sites in a fraction of the time it would take to do so using "traditional" development.
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Cons
Infragistics
  • Data interface (web services)
  • Documentation
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Appian
  • Search issues when type ahead and database search are used in the same field.
  • Buttons implementation where user is require[d] to click on the button description - if clicks on the button outside that text - button will not work.
  • Problems with using certain off-the-shelf performance tools like WebLoad or Neoload. That is because of different dynamic variables being used internally in Appian - which these tools are unable to correlate. We are still investigating using other tools like Jmeter to overcome dynamic correlation problem for performance testing.
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Likelihood to Renew
Infragistics
No answers on this topic
Appian
We recently renewed our license with Appian. We are convinced that its flexibility, relative ease of use, the support they provide, there mobile advancements and their general willingness and desire to see us succeed all contributed to our reason to renew our agreement with Appian
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Usability
Infragistics
No answers on this topic
Appian
Appian is a low code environment, because of this, a very good visual interface is required. Appian is providing a feature-rich dashboard [that] we can use for building the dashboards and other interfaces. Appian also provides patches and releases to enhance these features. A developer can start off development just by going through a basic course from the Appian learning community.
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Support Rating
Infragistics
No answers on this topic
Appian
Appian is one of the leading low code business automation platforms that support RPA, decision rules, case management, workflow automation, and machine learning all in a single bundle. But it is also harder to implement and replace the traditional business process.
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In-Person Training
Infragistics
No answers on this topic
Appian
As analyst I participated in a developer boot camp. At times it was hard to keep up but most of the time it made sense. Trainer took the time to explain and slowed pace down to answer questions etc.
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Online Training
Infragistics
No answers on this topic
Appian
Very boring; hard to get through quickly, but rather effective in demonstrating the use of the platform.
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Implementation Rating
Infragistics
No answers on this topic
Appian
It was really seamless. SaaS in the true definition of the word. We logged on and started using the product. Very easy.
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Alternatives Considered
Infragistics
They're different products. for grid design maybe Balsamiq is a bit better.
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Appian
Appian has enormously transformed and keeps on updating the product every quarter to meet the latest needs of the world with new innovations & technologies being integrated within the platform. What gives more pleasure than a product that keeps on continuous[ly] improv[ing]?
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Return on Investment
Infragistics
  • + Allowed for fast design and mock ups
  • + Allowed for efficient asset delivery to development team
  • + allows for revisions and updates; with code generation
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Appian
  • I believe it has negatively impacted our release dates. There may have been a misunderstanding as to the learning curve, even though it is "low code."
  • The look and feel of the applications created using Appian have uniformity and it's easier to have "reuse" between applications.
  • There is less developer control when it comes to features. I think this mainly has to do with the amount of plugins available. I would think there should be many more available plugins. But again, our use case is probably different than most others.
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ScreenShots

App Builder Screenshots

Screenshot of Use pre-built themes and typography (Material, Bootstrap & Fluent) or customize to match your own app theme and corporate branding on a per-control, per-screen, or per-app basis.Screenshot of With a rich layout system and complete toolbox of components, create screens and full apps in minutes instead of hours!Screenshot of Import Sketch and Adobe XD Designs! With one click, take your static designs and get interactive, responsive apps with real UI components and styling. Import designs from the design system into a real, component-based app. Figma import coming soon!

Appian Screenshots

Screenshot of Low-Code DevelopmentScreenshot of Business Process Management SuiteScreenshot of Dynamic Case ManagementScreenshot of Mobile App DevelopmentScreenshot of Appian RPA with Blue Prism