The below flash music we created in 2000. The music is a mixture of new age and the sound of whales. As old as it is I still like to listen to the loop it makes. Some things last through time, I believe web developers still have a significant role.
As programs get smarter there is the promise of salesmen that you can cut out the web developer and build your own web site. This is true to a degree but far from the future. Clients want more and more custom actions to help them sell their products. this requires more than a simple we builder because coding is involved. In addition to this not everyone has a good eye for detail or know what are the best practices for the internet. All these things mean that there will always be a need for web developers. Deeper discussion on thes kinds of issues can be followed on this Board: Web Design, Hosting, SEO, Client Help
"To refrain from intercepting an enemy whose banners are in perfect order, to refrain from attacking an army drawn up in calm and confident array:--this is the art of studying circumstances." -- Sun Tzu, The Art of War