DOP 211: Learning to Code in the Age of AI

Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Show Notes

#211: With the advent of video games like Minecraft and Roblox, kids are starting to learn to code at much younger ages than before. The question is are these kids going to be ready to become the computer programmers for the next generation?

In this episode, we speak with Jim Douglas, CEO at Armory, about the reality of what programming will look like in the future and what skills we need to be learning now if we don’t want to be displaced by middle school students.


Jim Douglas

Jim Douglas

Jim Douglas is the chief executive officer of Armory, the continuous deployment (CD) company empowering development teams to easily, reliably, safely and continuously deploy software at any scale. Douglas is a transformational B2B software executive with substantial global experience scaling companies from start-up to Mid-Cap. He was previously president & chief executive officer of Wind River, president & chief executive officer of CodeGear, president and chief executive officer of ReShape Inc., and held various executive leadership roles at Cadence.


Darin Pope

Darin Pope

Darin Pope is a developer advocate for CloudBees.

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic is a member of the Google Developer Experts and Docker Captains groups, and published author.

His big passions are DevOps, Containers, Kubernetes, Microservices, Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment (CI/CD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD).

He often speaks at community gatherings and conferences (latest can be found here).

He has published The DevOps Toolkit Series, DevOps Paradox and Test-Driven Java Development.

His random thoughts and tutorials can be found in his blog

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