“Amazon launches cloud service to help non-coders build apps,” read the 2020 headline at CNBC — both mobile and web applications.
But long-time Slashdot reader theodp has the rest of the story:
Customers have told us that the need for custom applications far outstrips the capacity of developers to create them,” Amazon Web Services explained as it jumped on the low-code and no-code bandwagon in 2020…
But just three years later, Amazon posted a “Dear Valued Customer” letter announcing it’s pulling the plug on Honeycode at the end of February: “To our valued customers: Thank you for participating in the Amazon Honeycode beta program… After careful consideration, we have made the decision to end the beta service, effective February 29, 2024. Starting today, we are no longer accepting new customer sign-ups to the Honeycode beta. However, as an existing customer, you will be able to use Honeycode and your Honeycode