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What is Microapp

John Rush

When building an MVP, it's common to feel like you're redoing the same things repeatedly. This feeling is shared by many CTOs. MarsX addresses this issue by providing full-stack libraries called microapps. The concept behind microapps is to build an application, whether it's a mobile app, website, or TV app, using these reusable components. Developers had to build everything from scratch using available coding languages, which could be time-consuming. With microapps, developers reuse existing code and only need to write the business logic. The ideal scenario is building a project where you pick 25 microapps that cover every part of your project, glue them together, write some business logic, and the project is ready to go.

What is micro app and how to use it

What is the meaning of a microapp? Microapps provide a novel way of sharing code in software development, allowing developers to easily reuse and modify existing code. Unlike traditional libraries, microapps are designed to be easily modifiable, ensuring that developers meet their specific needs without significant challenges. To facilitate the modification of microapps, MarsX has developed an IDE - a development environment where developers work on their microapps.

Building microapps is the primary focus for developers, making it easy to trust their quality and reliability. With MarsX, developers have quick fixes for any errors or bugs, setting microapps apart from the open-source world where developers may be hesitant to fix errors due to the lack of financial incentives.

MarsX has a vast array of microapps that developers use to save time and effort by reusing existing code. These microapps cover everything from gift cards to e-commerce ratings, calendars, and clones of popular apps like Uber and Netflix. They are available as plug-and-play, making it easy for developers to integrate them into their applications.

The idea of sharing code and creating microapps is not new, but the market lacks a platform where developers easily and quickly reuse and modify code.

So what is an example of a microapp in MarsX?

Microapps range from a single button to a fully-fledged IDE, with no limitations on size or technology. For instance, MarsX provides microapps like Rnbnb Clone, Uber for X, Marketplace, blogs, images, buttons, and dropdowns, among others. Whether users want to create projects similar to these or require more customized solutions, they quickly bootstrap their projects using one of the microapps.

MarsX IDE Microapp

Airbnb Microapp

Marketplace Microapp

About Mars X

The goal of MarsX is to encourage people to build microapps that others use. With AI technology, people create a large number of microapps, and AI just combine them together. This is necessary because it's difficult to understand low-level code, like regular code, when there is no structure or input to define them.

Real-world software is always dynamic, and requirements change. Microapps may not always be up to date, but MarsX made a solution where you easily modify and update them all in one place. The platform's core idea is to build software using microapps, which will be developed by you or other developers expanding their micros every day and night.

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What is Microapp vs Microservice?

Mars X shares similarities with the concept of microservices. However, the main idea behind microservices is not to rely on pre-built microservices. Instead, the idea is to build your own microservices and connect them together.

Mars X enables developers to operate with microservices to build their software, utilizing microapps that are created by other developers. In traditional programming, developers often have to spend a lot of time searching for code and figuring out how to integrate it into their own work, which is a time-consuming process. Mars X was designed to simplify the creation of microapps, so developers build up a library of microapps that will be reused in future projects. This approach means that subsequent projects, such as project number 21, may take significantly less time to develop than the first project, as developers reuse existing microapps and add specific business logic as needed.

How to make money on micro apps

Making money through micro apps is a viable option for developers and entrepreneurs seeking financial freedom. The goal of micro apps is to bring everything in one place, making it easier for developers to access various APIs and tools as they build their software in the MarsX ecosystem. This ecosystem follows a protocol that makes it easy to read, consume, and try.

One of the main challenges that developers face is creating code that other developers want to reuse. MarsX seeks to provide a solution to this problem by connecting developers with potential users of their microapps. The platform is designed specifically for consuming microapps, creating a great chance for developers to get used to their code and monetize it.

The Mars X platform is designed for developers to sell micro Intellectual Property (micro IP). The idea behind the platform is to allow developers to create simple, small, and useful microapps that other users on the platform benefit from. The founder came up with the idea while working on multiple projects and realizing the need to reuse his own code. This led to the development of the first version of Mars X with the focus on not having to write code twice.

As a developer, you have two ways to make money: working on a job or building a software-as-a-service (SAAS) product. The first option is not ideal because you have to keep working to earn money. On the other hand, statistics show that most founders of SAAS products fail, making the second option less favorable.

With micro apps, every line of code you write becomes a product, and you receive a revenue share split for every contribution you make to MarsX. It's like building a micro-company, where each code you add to MarsX becomes a product, and you receive a share of the revenue. You simply do what you're an expert in and what you love, and someone will use it. You don't have to chase trendy ideas and pick something you don't like.

Another advantage of micro apps is that they reduce asymmetric risk, which drives the venture capital world. As a founder, you place 20 bets and hope that one of them succeeds. With micro apps, you create 20 microservices, and even if 19 of them fail, the one that succeeds brings in substantial revenue, and you don't have to create a company around each of them.

Moreover, it is difficult to fail as a micro app developer because you created something useful, and if you're an expert in your field, someone will use it. This approach allows you to place asymmetric bets without worrying about the 19 failures, as you don't have to create a whole company around each microservice.

Micro apps offer a way to achieve financial freedom while doing what you love and are good at without the need to aim for billions. They provide a means to avoid doing things you don't enjoy and attain financial independence.

To learn more about making money with microapps, check out this link: Unlock New Revenue Streams: Become a MarsX Microapp Developer and Monetize Your Expertise!

Community of Micro Apps Builders

The community of microapp builders plays a crucial role in technology development. With thousands of developers already building open-source projects, SDKs, and libraries, there is a significant gap in terms of providing a platform for these developers to monetize their code. The MarsX platform aims to address this issue by providing a marketplace for developers to sell their microapps and make money from their coding skills.

The next version of MarsX focused on not writing code that anyone else has already written. With 99% of code in the world being duplicated, it makes sense to leverage existing code and make use of it. The future version of Mars X, which is yet to be developed, aims to utilize AI and reduce the amount of code that developers have to write.

The goal of MarsX right now is to achieve a high adoption rate from a small group of developers. The focus is on creating a strong community of about 1000 developers who use Mars X as their main job. These developers will be using microapps to build projects for their clients, and the revenue from these projects will provide the foundation for the future growth of the platform.

Mars is not rushing things, and the focus is on creating a strong and successful community of early adopters. The hope is that in a year or two, the community will be happy with the risk they took to trust in the vision of the platform, and from there, the platform will continue to grow and provide more opportunities for developers to monetize their code.