Watching People Code Could Be The Next Big Thing In Live Streaming Video

The Next Web – Owen Williams

Twitch made streaming video games into a hugely popular phenomenon, so what could be next big livestreaming thing? Perhaps it’s watching other people code.

An emerging trend appears to be live streams in which viewers can tune in to watch people code things like Minecraft servers, writing a compiler from scratch or building a search engine. There are tons of streams already popping up around the internet.

Pair programming is already a popular way to learn how to code in businesses, but it’s not always realistic to have someone shadow you while you work. Livestreaming a coding session, it turns out, is gaining popularity fairly quickly. Read More