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Future Software: Only as Good as the People Who Build It
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Charlie Babcock
Charlie Babcock,
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8/2/2017 | 1:34:32 PM
Low coding is in your future, but not only low code
AndrewfOP, Low Code is certainly going to play a role. But the really ambitious, leading edge systems will be produced by disciplined and talented teams, and their challenge will be to think of everything that might go wrong before it has a chance to. It remains a big challenge. Does the OP in your handle mean you're in operations?
User Rank: Apprentice
8/2/2017 | 10:45:01 AM
Good People = Good Software?
Although one cannot deny that good software needs to be made by talented programmers, good programmers don't necessarily produce good software, especially software that needs to be maintained by someone else.  Far too often, original software codes lack proper documentation or any apparent logic, which leads to all-consuming effort for a supposedly simple change, and at worst, a complete rework of the original program.

I believe the future of software programming will be in "Low Code", programming platforms that requires relatively simply logics, which allow laymen to make sense what a software package is supposed to do and attempt repair when necessary.  Developing reliable and efficient low code platforms would thusly be the domain where the talented software developer could truly shine and provide continued progress, rather than reinventing the wheels with ever growing sets of programming languages and software platforms.  


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