In 1994 I was hired, as a programmer, by XYZ Inc, a strategic Microsoft partner consultant firm. On one fabulous day we were called by Mr XYZ a top top level Microsoft guru and evangelist, for a VERY IMPORTANT conference. It was the rise of Windows NT, it was the rise of OLE automation. There was proudly demonstrated an insertion of a empty document inside an empty OLE container. We could actually see a white square, the container, a black frame, and a white document inside the frame... Everybody awed ! And then the final words: "with this technology, we predict that there will be no need for programmers in then years!. Users will simply have to inter-connect their components to acheive their business goal!"
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