Software development to become an automated commodity

Into the future, code generation will become more and more entrenched as software development is further automated.

At the recent Gartner Symposium, we caught up with Daryl Plummer, Gartner fellow, who spoke about how software development will change into the future.

Plummer discussed how the "middle programmer" role would be squashed out and programmers would have to move up or down the development stack and programming itself would become like following a recipe.

By Chris Duckett

Some would say that it is a long way from software engineering to journalism, others would correctly argue that it is a mere 10 metres according to the floor plan.During his first five years with CBS Interactive, Chris started his journalistic advent...