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Discussion on: The rise of no-code & low-code: are we out of a job yet? ๐Ÿ˜จ

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Dave Sev

Interesting post!

No code and low code solutions are great! But they only do 1 job well.

As soon as you need anything that doesn't fit the mold, a developer will be needed.

They also open doors for clients who otherwise never would have been able to have such a service.

Eg take Shopify or WordPress - simple online stores and sites that can be done by anyone. But if you look at the jobs and openings for shoppify and wordpress devs there are hundreds.

Whole industries have sprung up from the existing solutions.

The truth is if you are switched on early, you can set yourself up as an expert in a newly created low code or no code tech, with little competition

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Amelia Vieira Rosado ๐Ÿฃโœจ Author

I think the first no-code/low-code solution I used was in my senior year of high school. I can't remember the name of the solution though. However, I can say with certainty that it had its limitations.

And to be very honest with you, the more I dive into the technicalities and learn about programming, the more difficult I find it to work with low-code/no-code. The limitations surely drive me nuts! And it makes sense, because these solutions are for a broader audience (not devs per se). An audience that most probably is not acquainted with programming and the like.

As you noted, there are several opportunities out there for developers, even with regards to low-code/no-code. So, in the grand scheme of things, it is not very likely that we'll be put out of a job any time soon ๐Ÿ˜‚

Thanks for sharing your thoughts! ๐Ÿ˜