Does no-code mean the death of coding?

Once upon a time, coding was the only way to create a programme or an app. It required a lot of effort to build something from scratch, so only certain types of students were attracted to it, such as logical thinkers and those who love complex technical problem-solving. But things have changed, and a new trend has emerged: no-code.

People want to see their ideas come to life quickly, and the idea of learning no-code is very appealing to a broader range of people, not just the “nerds” 🤓.

Because of its ease of use, no-code is becoming more and more popular in schools.

Wait, does this mean that learning to code is a thing of the past? Amelyn says NO!

Learning to code and learning no-code achieve different outcomes:

👉 No-code teaches students about testing business ideas, starting a business with low costs, design creativity, etc.

👉 On the other hand, coding teaches analytical skills, complex problem-solving, attention to detail… It’s important to remember that you need a coder to build no-code solutions, and no-code may not always be the best choice for some businesses.

It’s essential to offer both no-code and coding in schools because they both benefit students in different ways. Some schools introduce play-based coding in primary school and make it an elective for older students.

The world of coding is booming, and it’s essential to keep up with the changes. No-code is an exciting trend that opens up coding to a broader audience, but learning to code still holds immense value. Offering both options means that students can choose which skill to focus on based on their interests and future career goals.

So, let’s encourage our schools to offer both and equip our students with the skills they need to succeed!

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