True old-timers might appreciate the analogies I got while writing the Network Infrastructure as Code article. Let’s start with “do you remember this thingy?”
If you recognized the state-of-the-art (in those days) box in the picture, you might be able to relate to this screenshot:
Source: ZX Spectrum emulator
Now for a trick question: how is the above screenshot different from this one?
Choose one of the answers:
A) There’s no difference – in both cases you work on actual running code;
B) Well, ZX Spectrum wasn’t nearly as much fun – it couldn’t run the program in the background while you were changing it;
C) All of the above