There's one thing I know: everyone who's bought a no-code domain hopes no-code's not a fad. And there's something else I know: fads don't solve problems. Trends solve problems.
And there is an underlying trend beneath no-code. More on that in a second.
But no-code is a term that will dissipate. Here's why:
No one cares about the how if the what and why aren't valuable.
Have an average 31-year-old body with a decent amount of fat? No one cares about your blog post on "How my 5 dieting tips and exercises got my body in average shape with fat to spare."
The what matters.
Decided to open up a Twitter account for your business but you have no idea what to post? Good luck getting followers.
The why matters.
The best no-code platforms like Bubble already blend no-code and code. See my post on what make's Bubble so dominant.
At some point, the no-code term won't help in describing what a platform does. Programming languages have already created frameworks and abstractions that make coding simpler. No-code is doing the same but on the visual side of the spectrum.
It's inevitable that no-code and code will meet in the middle. There will be flexibility to no-code or code depending on your skill level.
No amount of no-code training will prepare you for business. Especially if you have a negative view of business in general.
Do you think Amazon is horrible because it feels like a monopoly or it doesn't pay its workers enough? Then stop getting anything in the world delivered to your doorstep in 2 days.
If you don't grow numb to the work businesses put in to make your life a whole heck of a lot better, then you'll see how amazing business is.
The surge of builders coming from no-code need to understand the exchange of value. It's like trading. We're on a small farm trading milk for eggs with other farmers. Both lives are better because of it.
Stop thinking about money as anything other than a middle man for exchanging milk for eggs.
If you have the milk, find out who wants it. Go exchange with them.
The typewriter helped people create more books. No-code helps people create more websites and apps. Society as a whole benefits from more creation.
And like the typewriter, no-code will fade. No-code will become embedded into our way of creating.
And what and why you build something will remain the focus.
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