To code or not to code

 

By Vipin Ajayakumar

Engineer

The greatest tool of all

Spreadsheet

Microsoft released the first version of Excel for the Macintosh on September 30, 1985

Spreadsheets help solve problems, but not eliminate them.

Programming

Application Programmer Interface

Microservices

Do one thing only and do it well

Example

Advantages

  • Code reuse: One micro-service could be used by multiple other micro-services - i.e. even by people in different teams or different companies!
  • Short timescales: Micro-services can be improved in isolation and therefore new features can be committed and delivered in weeks rather than years!
  • Abstraction: Higher level micro-services can be build on top of lower level micro-services, extracting more and more value

Programming ecosystem

Productivity matters

With code : Without code

Teamwork amplifies the difference

Time is a game changer

Sheer Economics

Digital revolution

Centers around the programming skill

"It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.

To code or not to code

By Vipin Ajayakumar

To code or not to code

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