and change is part of the business model.
So if you had this super duper no developers needed software, what are they going to sell you next? What do you need a version 2 for? If saturate the market and then go bust was the way forward we'd still be driving around in Model Ts.
The next point is how complex would this super duper application be. How much would you have to know about it in order to make it meet the current needs? It would just be a change of language wouldn't it?
People have been trying to sell this particular panacea since the first 2GL came out, programmers became programmer/analysts which then got renamed developers. Programming didn't go away it just changed.
In ten years time maybe we'll be AI psychiatrists but we'll still be about...
Programmng / analysing / developng is a skill not a tool.
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