GoodBarber

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GoodBarber
IndustryMobile app development, No-code development platform
Founded14-11-2011 (14-11-2011)
FoundersFrançois-Sébastien Simoni
Headquarters12 Rue Général Fiorella, 20000, ,
France
Area served
Worldwide
Products
  • App Builder
  • No-code development platform
  • Mobile app
  • iOS, Android, PWA apps
Websitewww.goodbarber.com

GoodBarber is a no-code development platform, developed in France, which allows users unfamiliar with programming to build mobile apps and progressive web applications, using Drag and Drop graphic user interface.[1][2]

History[change | change source]

Establishment[change | change source]

GoodBarber was born from the merger of two French software companies, DuoApps and WebzineMaker, It was founded in 2001, in Ajaccio (Corsica), by François-Sébastien Simoni and 3 associates (J. Pietri, P. Chiappe and F. Bernardini). At the beginnings, the GoodBarber's platform performed as generator of blogs in SaaS mode, websites and WebTVs.[3] In 2011, DuoApps and WebzineMaker officially launched the native mobile application builder named GoodBarber in order to develop and market a technical solution to build native IOS and Android applications and Progressive Web apps, for content publishing and eCommerce shopping stores.[4][5][6][7][8] Also used as content management system by some research organizations.[9][10] GoodBarber's technology is recognized among No-code development platforms, best known as App builders or App makers.[11]

After launch[change | change source]

As a cross-platform software, the technical platform generate mobile applications compatibles for mobile phones for both Android and iOS and Progressive web application (PWA) mobile applications, accessible from the web through by a mobile browser.[12][13] In the same class of software, other noticeable companies are Appy Pie, AppSheet, BuildFire, Microsoft PowerApps, AppInstitute, Zoho.[14][15] Initially launched on the English and French markets, between 2013 and 2015 GoodBarber was enhanced to integrate Italian, Spanish, German, Portuguese and Turkish in its editor interfaces. In April 2015, GoodBarber acquired Mougli, an online appointment platform for professionals[16] In December 2018, the companies WebzineMaker and DuoApps merged into a single entity under the name of GoodBarber.[17]

Developments, locations and key figures[change | change source]

In 2013, GoodBarber first attended Mobile World Congress.[18] GoodBarber has been listed in the FT 1000 by the Financial Times and the French economic newspaper Les Echos[19] · .[20] In 2020, it integrated the Mercado Pago payment platform, as payment solution for eCommerce apps.[21] GoodBarber is physically established in 3 countries (France, Portugal and the United States)[22]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Par les entrepreneurs pour les entrepreneurs: "notre logique industrielle s'est forcément développée avec l'endroit où l'on a choisi de créer"". Nice-Matin (in French). 2020-12-07. Retrieved 2021-02-26.
  2. Krol, Jake. "10 excellent platforms for building mobile apps". Mashable. Retrieved 2021-02-26.
  3. "Webzine | Bpifrance servir l'avenir". www.bpifrance.fr. Retrieved 2021-02-26.
  4. "Goodbarber, un service simple en français". www.journaldunet.com (in French). Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  5. "GoodBarber, champion mondial des applications sans code". La Tribune (in French). Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  6. "Get to know GoodBarber: The best Shopping App Builder". Newsweek. 2019-11-22. Retrieved 2021-03-10.
  7. "Commerces De Proximité : Comment S'Inviter Dans Le Smartphone De Vos Consommateurs ?". Forbes France. 2020-11-17. Retrieved 2021-03-10.
  8. "Microsoft Edge ha le ore contate: tempo di cambiare browser!". Tom's Hardware (in Italian). Retrieved 2021-04-30.
  9. Angelo Senzi, Marco Bindi, Iacopo Cappellini, Lucia Zamidei, Guglielmo Consales (2021-02-09). "COVID-19 and VILI: developing a mobile app for measurement of mechanical power at a glance". Intensive Care Medicine Experimental. Retrieved 23 March 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  10. Benjamin J. Cochran, Pittsburg State University (2016-12-16). "Building ALLAS: Creation of an Asthma and Allergies App". pittstate.edu.
  11. "10 Best Low-Code And No-Code Application Development Platforms in 2021 | Hacker Noon". hackernoon.com. Retrieved 2021-04-30.
  12. Hamilton, Eric (2019-03-07). "7 Things You Must Know About GoodBarber And 3 Tips To Create An App". Tech Times. Retrieved 2021-04-30.
  13. Ingham, Edmund. "The Corsican Founder About To Take App Builder GoodBarber To Open Source Developers". Forbes. Retrieved 2021-04-30.
  14. "Xconomy: AppSheet Raises $15M To Help People Who Aren't Pro Coders Build Apps". Xconomy. 2019-04-26. Retrieved 2021-04-30.
  15. Trends 12, Michael Guta In Technology (2016-12-27). "Need an App? Can't Code? This List of App Builders Should Help". Small Business Trends. Retrieved 2021-04-30.
  16. "GoodBarber acquires Mougli - 2015-03-30 - Crunchbase Acquisition Profile". Crunchbase. Retrieved 2021-05-03.
  17. Ingham, Edmund. "The Corsican Founder About To Take App Builder GoodBarber To Open Source Developers". Forbes. Retrieved 2021-03-01.
  18. Krol, Jake. "10 excellent platforms for building mobile apps". Mashable. Retrieved 2021-05-03.
  19. "Les champions de la croissance – Les Echos". media.lesechos.fr. Retrieved 2021-02-26.
  20. Smith, Ian (2019-03-01). "The FT 1000: third annual list of Europe's fastest-growing companies". www.ft.com. Retrieved 2021-02-26.
  21. "Top 10 Platforms to Create your eCommerce Mobile App Without Coding | Hacker Noon". hackernoon.com. Retrieved 2021-04-30.
  22. "GoodBarber : un outil intuitif pour créer une shopping app". Siècle Digital (in French). 2019-11-12. Retrieved 2021-03-01.

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