"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.
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!