Coding has come a long way from writing reams of 1’s and 0's. Recently, the Netflix series Explained ran an episode on coding that gave a layperson’s level history of coding and how it has evolved to today’s ubiquitous apps. It used to be that nothing digital happened without coders. But today’s need for applications has far outpaced the number of trained developers. In fact, Forrester predicts that by 2024, there will be a deficit of 500,000 developers.