Coding blind == Google Coders == Lazy Programmers?

A couple of years back (2006) I made an observation that it was becoming increasingly popular for new developers to rely on materials online instead of at least having a copy of the JDK JavaDocs downloaded for reference – at the time I called this ‘Coding Blind’. This article today caught my eye and gave developers who overly rely on Google to find snippets of code the name ‘Google Programmers’. I guess it’s not just me who has noticed this trend.

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