Develop for MindSphere

Find everything you need to start creating your own apps for MindSphere® in the Developer space. We’re working hard – to make coding for MindSphere as easy as possible.

Introducing Mendix & MindSphere

The low-code platform designed for speed, collaboration & control

  • Leverage MindSphere APIs directly from Mendix
  • Start with MindSphere template apps and tools
  • Individual learning paths for every skill set
  • Work faster with a low-code platform

Develop your MindSphere application ten times faster

Build meaningful apps with the Mendix graphical and visual deployment components. Download your Mendix Modeler and start building MindSphere apps today. Start your application development for MindShere based on templates that contains everything you need to begin today.

MindSphere & Mendix – Building an app for Non-Coders

See how easy it is to develop a MindSphere industrial IoT application with live data using the rapid application development (RAD) approach with data from several machines to different target groups. To start your own Mindsphere & Mendix journey you could use our basic pump Asset example


Get started


Explore the working principles behind MindSphere in our Concepts section, including a brief overview of the architecture, the API lifecycle, and important aspects regarding authentication and authorization. If you’re ready to get to work, check out our “how tos” for quick guidance and the basics you need to start developing – like how to integrate apps, use Mendix apps in MindSphere, and run a Cloud Foundry-hosted app.


Building tools

We have all of the tools you need to make developing even faster. Get the latest API versions for management, IoT and storage, connectivity, analytics and exchange services. Our helpful design system provides all the details you need to design your app – from the flow of the user experience to all aspects of the visual identity. To get a quick start, check out the MindSphere SDKs or browse the tools and libraries created by the MindSphere community.


APIs and Services

Find the latest API versions to develop core services with minimal effort.


Design System

Browse our UI tool kits to design interfaces more quickly.


Web Components

Explore SDKs and a library full of code patterns to help you get a quick start.

Watch panels from our Developer Days 

MindSphere Architecture

Presented by Kathleen DeValk (MindSphere - Chief Architect)
Take a close look at the MindSphere architecture. How is MindSphere designed as a business concept? How can we solve some of the challanges in building large scale systems?

An App in 20 Minutes

Presented by Jens Kautler (MindSphere Solution Architect) and
Ingo Hecker (Product Manager - Developer Services)
See how easy it is to develop and deploy an app with MindSphere.

Build your own Workflow

Presented by Aila Kleeman (Product Owner - MindSphere Starter Services)
Learn how to find fast solutions in your digital journey by using Visual Explorer and Visual Flow Creator components of MindSphere

Analytics on MindSphere

Presented by Micheal Berndorfer (Area Product Owner - Analytics)
Learn more on relevant analytics APIs for KPI calculation, Event Analytics or Signal Validation within MindSphere.

Beyond Scaled Agile

Presented by Othmar Lehmann (Head of MindSphere Core Service & Connectivity Development)
Learn about things that sometimes make Agile Development simple, sometimes difficult while working on a software ecosystem like MindSphere.

Edge Computing

Presented by Dr. Tobias Jäger (Productline Lead for Machine Tool Analytics) and Robert Schwarz (Program Manager - MindSphere Edge)
Why edge devices are important for digital industry? Overview for applications and practices of industrial Edge.

Challenges for Industrial Edge

Presented by Tobias Oberstein (CEO from GmbH)
Edge computing for IoT applications using open standards and Crossbar Open Edge. Code examples for slicing and IoT application into microservices, communication between these and the integration of machine learning/ AI of edge services. Lastly, integration of the MindSphere Services as part of this application.

MindSphere Security by Design

Presented by Dr. Michele Barletta (Security Product Manager)
What are the cyber threats against industrial IoT and how to implement security solutions to protect these environments.

Using MindSphere Services to create the perfect pitch

Presented by Andreas Schieb (Software Developer evosoft GmbH) and Florian Schwarz (Software Developer evosoft GmbH)
See how sensor data in the Allianz Arena is leveraged to improve greenkeeping at FC Bayern by MindSphere

Large Scale Operations

Presented by Bobby Florence (Director of MindSphere Operations) and Eric Frederich
See how the MindSphere team monitors large and complex operations across the globe.

How to DevOps with MindSphere

Presented by Roger Meier (System Architect - lead Experience the code development cycle within the MindSphere DevOps. Take a close look on coding, building and testing processes in MindSphere.

Why Containers?

Presented by Sebastian Hänisch (Product Manager & Trend Evangelist - MindSphere Developer Area)
Managing huge number of applications can be a confusing task, see how MindSphere is dealing with this problem by using containers.

See what others build on MindSphere

Would you like to reach MindSphere users around the world – and boost the visibility of your apps? It’s easy – just make them available in the MindSphere store. You can also browse the store to see what kinds of applications people have developed for your industry.

Edge2Web Director

Develop MindSphere dashboards and applications in hours using Edge2Web Director's visual app builder. Publish apps to your users with the push of a button.


Foresight Performance

With Foresight Performance from QiO, you can digitally streamline compliance and performance tracking to your company and industry standards.



Reduce unexpected downtimes and maximize OEE with Senseye – the leading predictive industrial maintenance product.

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What's included?

Whether you get value from your data through our IoT apps and solutions or develop your own, learn how to use MindSphere step by step. Develop with preinstalled templates, tools and APIs in Mendix. 


Collaborate on coding with us 

Join the world’s largest community of developers to discover, share and build within MindSphere.


Developer Forum

Discuss the latest developments in IoT with developers from around the world.


IoT Development Training for MindSphere

Gain the fundamentals of technical design and implementation of applications


Open Space

Collaborate with customers and create new MindSphere-based solutions.

Start developing today!