Microsoft uses GPT-3 to let you code in natural language

Unlike in other years, this years Microsoft Build developer conference is not packed with huge surprises but theres one announcement that will surely make developers ears perk up: The company is now using OpenAIs massive GPT-3 natural language model in its no-code/low-code Power Apps service to translate spoken text into code in its recently announced Power Fx language.
Now dont get carried away. Youre not going to develop the next TikTok while only using natural language. Instead, what Microsoft is doing here is taking some of the low-code aspects of a tool like Power Apps and using AI to essentially turn those into no-code experiences, too. For now, the focus here is on Power Apps formulas, which despite the low-code nature of the service, is something youll have to write sooner or later if you want to build an app of any sophistication.
Using an advanced AI model like this can help our low-code tools become even more widely available to an even bigger audience by truly becoming what we call no code, said Charles Lamanna, corporate vice president for Microsofts low-code application platform.
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