"Can someone explain why this code isn’t working?"
"He’s such a natural, he thinks directly in code"
These are dirty, dirty phrases…
code (kohd) noun
A system used for brevity or secrecy of communication, in which arbitrarily chosen words, letters, or symbols are assigned definite meanings.
Yet all the best programmers I know strive to make their programs as clear, consistent, elegant, and easily readable as possible.
Ironic that we refer to the fruit of our labors using a term that generally means the exact opposite of how we hope this fruit will turn out!