The year of 2020 is almost over, and in many aspects has been a particular year. Business and operations became more dependent on e-commerce generally. …


In 2020, OutSystems has really topped the topic of integrations. They brought to us an Integration Builder component that promises to support our tasks and mission to deliver integrated applications fast. …


(Target audience: Managers and Development Community in general)

OutSystems projects are (in a way) similar to other software projects, when viewed from the perspective of the team’s composition: it’s competences, size, and seniority. All of these factors influence a team’s performance.

Motivation

This topic is often a subject of interest for…


(Target audience: Developers, Architects, and Tech Leads)

In our OutSystems applications architecture, naming conventions are a way to ensure consistency and maintainability of our code.

Motivation

This article presents an extended description of naming conventions for OutSystems modules [1]. …


Learing a new technology requires decisions over the long-run goals, and the understanding of any precedence order. This point is also applicable to Outsystems certification paths.

“Which development path should I take, where the future growth possibility exist, and what precedence are there?”

This question is asked by colleagues more…


As developers, much of our time is used to ensure having the right skills for our projects. According to projects needs and our growth potential, we add to our curriculum certain knowledge and competences.

Online training materials, available by OutSystems, are a useful tool for this purpose. An amazing collection…


This article approaches a question that is asked frequently, and usually by new developers of the OutSystems community:

“Is it better to use an Aggregate, or an Entity Get Action, in a query to the database, for a Single Result?”

This topic is important, because a wrong implementation can originate…


Embracing a new reality

The last weeks have brought to everyone of us, a different reality than what we were used to. Due to COVID-19 outbreak, people are being asked to work from home as much as possible, and organizations reducing the number of people in the same place. How do individuals and businesses…


As demand for software development grows, low-code tools are becoming greatly adopted by IT departments, reducing time-to-market of their software.

This puts the low-code market into high pressure and companies embrace professionals from non-IT-related areas, responding to this growing demand by “converting” professionals into low-code developers.

But how does it…


As developers we need to be on top of many topics about performance, to develop great applications. In case you’ve missed some, let me share with you some tips. This article is about Static Entities performance in OutSystems!

Static Entities are used several times throughout OutSystems projects. They hold data…

Marco Arede

OutSystems Tech Lead / Senior Agile Developer / Software Engineer, working in DevOps teams to deliver rapid applications following Scrum.

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