Last years software people had access to thousands of IDE plugins, and excelent tools like Play framework, Spring Roo, Ruby On Rails, WaveMaker,etc. These made us did a huge step on this field of software repeatable tasks automatizations.
Over the years, software engineers tried to find the silver bullet. How much years we need yet to do it? Is it possible? I think no, I don't remember any silver bullet, once the world changes and we need to follow it.