"I want to build the next Amazon...but I don't know how to code."
For all the non-technical people. And even technical people.
Let me introduce you to No-Code.
No-Code tools allow people to build software without needing to write a single line of code.
These tools typically have user-friendly interfaces and drag-and-drop functionalities.
They're significantly faster and cheaper than coding.
Writing code and debugging might take hours or days. No-Code can get it done in minutes.
A classic example is Shopify. Anyone can build an e-commerce site now!
Many people think that the capabilities of No-Code are limited.
That's what I thought too.
But when we looked into it, we were blown away by what No-Code tools can do these days.
For example, Bubble.io teaches you how to build any web app without coding.
You can even build an Airbnb with Bubble!
No-Code isn't limited to just non-technical people.
One of our Smoothie readers told us that he builds all his new ideas through no-code before coding anything.
This saves him a lot of time. As a result, he can spend more time talking to users and iterating.
After testing the initial prototypes, he starts writing his first lines of code.
More people will continue to use No-Code tools. The speed and efficiency give it a competitive advantage over those who don't use it. It will become the standard for building.
More startups will be created as non-technical founders will be able to build technical businesses.
The next level of No-Code will leverage AI. For example, AI like GPT-3 will allow you to just speak out loud what you want built, and it will produce the code. "I want a button here that shows users the latest Smoothie article!"
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Become the expert in No-Code and help other businesses. Many will realize the value of No-Code but won't know how to effective use it in their organization. A great chance to build your own business.
What is the next level of No-Code? Someone needs to make a solution that can build blockchain products and smart contracts with No-Code.
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