Last modified: September 21, 2022

What is the difference between a User and a Workspace?

Users come as a single group that is allowed to view and work with your apps (add new and edit existing data records), but cannot build and modify the apps or have app- and page-specific access.

Workspace user is a member of your organization that can have individual access permissions to certain apps, and also build or modify your apps, as well as manage other users.

What skills do I need to use UI Bakery?

You'll need some technical background to work with data connection & API integration in UI Bakery. Nevertheless, you need NO frontend development skills to create a UI, so UI Bakery is a great fit for backend developers who need to save time and reduce costs on building an app frontend.

What data sources and third-party services can I connect to UI Bakery?

You can fetch data from your own backend, and perform any action by calling to HTTP APIs right in UI Bakery. You can also integrate your frontend with the needed SQL database like Postgres, MySQL, Google Sheets, Firebase, and more.

Who is considered as "a user" in UI Bakery?

"A user" is anyone with a login access to the UI Bakery project you create, be it a developer, an editor, or your app end-user. All your UI Bakery app users are billed at the same rate per month.

How long does it take to learn UI Bakery?

Depending on your technical background and JavaScript knowledge, it can take from a couple of hours to a few days to onboard. To become a UI Bakery pro, you'll need to practise about a week. Feel free to refer to our how-to guides and community if you need any help.

How secure is UI Bakery? Where's my data stored?

You are the only owner of your data, we do not store anything. We allow you to connect to your data sources, and display the data correctly via the UI built using UI Bakery. When you run a query, UI Bakery directs the request to your database, and none of your data is stored on our end. All the credentials are encrypted.

Is there anything I can't do with UI Bakery?

At the moment, you cant’t build mobile apps (either Android or iOS). UI Bakery is also not suitable for creating websites.

What can I do with UI Bakery?

UI Bakery is an intuitively understandable UI builder allowing you to create internal tools and business apps. It provides you with a range of ready-made templates, predefined widgets, and other UI components you can use when building your app. With data connection & API integration ensured, you can link the frontend you create in UI Bakery to your databases, APIs, and third-party services. Also, UI Bakery handles everything related to UI libraries, access controls configuration, NPM modules updates, so you don't need to worry about it.