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Building your first application

Updated on January 14, 2022

Create low-code applications in a user-friendly and intuitive way by working with Pega Platform. With various out-of-the-box tools, you can define customer journeys, develop applications, track your progress, and communicate with team members and stakeholders.

To ensure that your application is secure, use the Application Security Checklist. For more information, see Assessing your application using the Security Checklist.

Start building your application by performing the following tasks:

  • Creating applications

    Start developing your projects conveniently and intuitively by building your application on an application template. When you create an application on a template, you save time because you reuse key elements of an existing application, such as case types or data types.

  • Inviting collaborators to your application

    Enhance your application and begin processing your business cases by inviting collaborators with different skills and roles.

  • Configuring advanced settings for new applications

    To fully benefit from possibilities Pega layer cake provides, configure advanced settings for your application and create organization layers. To save time, reuse common processes within your organization, and to adjust the application to your departmental business needs, allow for greater customization of certain elements.

  • Editing application details in App Studio

    Provide up-to-date information about your application that you can adjust when your business requirements change by editing application details. As a result, you communicate accurate metadata about your projects and respond flexibly to dynamically changing business conditions.

  • Switching between applications

    When you work on multiple applications, you can switch between them by using the My Applications gadget.

  • Switching between applications in Dev Studio

    When you work on multiple applications, you can switch between them by using the Application menu.

  • Exploring the application definition

    Analyze and edit basic information about your application by exploring the application definition. In the application definition, you can edit what built-on applications your software uses to source elements, manage branched development, and add components to extend the functionality in your application.

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