The trade of software programming is today very attractive and in-demand. From a historical perspective, there have been many times when industries become outdated and irrelevant almost overnight. Today, the programmer has to keep their skills and knowledge up to date on the very latest in the trade. This seems to be inevitable given the reality of the industry. Also with the oncoming AI revolution, it will be interesting to see how the trade of software programming fares and how it may evolve given the circumstances.