The web is developed so much since its origin. And now it is growing very fastly than ever. Because the web provides the solution for so many problems of our life and makes human life easier. So now, it is everywhere in our lives and affects so many aspects of human life.
With the time so many different trends come in web development. So web developers and web development companies have to be aware of those latest trends to remain up to date with
1. Single page applications (SPA)
Single page applications are getting more and more popular than traditional websites. Single page applications are websites which have only one page. In single page applications rather than loading a new webpage on every action it loads only the required content and rewrites the webpage. It saves internet bandwidth and time which is very convenient for end users. Frameworks like Angular, Vue are used to develop single page applications.
2. Progressive web applications (PWA)
Progressive web applications are web apps that have an experience like normal apps with web capabilities. It provides a very responsive user interface so it fits perfectly on a variety of devices like mobile, tablet, desktop etc. Because it is a web app it has functionalities of the web such as indexing by search engines, easy sharing through URLs, etc and also provides some features of Native apps like push notifications and offline access.
Even it provides more advantages over native apps like it does not require more memory on a user’s device and does not require any app store. It loads very fastly compare to a normal website and provides a secure connection using HTTPS.
Ionic is a very popular framework for developing progressive web applications which help developers developing their PWA. PWA have the best of both web and native so it is very successful to secure its place on users home screens.
3. Motion UI
Motion UI is a Sass library for creating awesome animations and transitions very quickly and easily. This library helps developers to add CSS based transitions and animations on their websites.
Awesome animation and transitions catch users attention and make a good impact on users. Using this library, you can add a series of animation on your websites that work very efficiently. Different types of animations and transitions on a single page makes a website very attractive. You can start using motion UI on your project using the library provided by ZURB studio.
4. Artificial intelligence and Machine learning
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are very popular and hot topics of now. Most tech companies and new tech startups are using AI and machine learning in their projects. You can now see that is AI and Machine learning is being used everywhere and the web is no exception.
Artificial intelligence and machine are growing very fastly and companies like Google and Facebook are pushing it further. Artificial intelligence can be used for different things like Voice recognization, Image recognization, customer support, trends predictions, Bussiness support, requirement analysis, cyber security, etc. There are endless possible things you can do using AI and machine learning so It depends on you that what innovative you can do with it.
With the increase of the web risk for cybersecurity is also increasing. Cyber attacks and hacking activities are also increasing very fastly day by day. Even after increasing web security and strong techniques preventing attacks, hackers somehow find their way to bypass it and break that security.
So for now and upcoming time web security is a very big problem. Developers have to find different ways to prevent different types of attacks and have to be always ready to fight with thing types of threats.
Online shopping and selling increasing very fastly. People are now moving fastly toward online shopping, so offline markets are getting down. So many online shopping startups are started looking at the opportunities and growth of e-commerce. So for every businessman e-commerce provides a very good opportunity to expand and grow their businesses.
So now from big business owner to small shop owner is accepting e-commerce to scale up their businesses and developing apps and websites for their business. So web development for e-commerce is on trend and e-commerce websites are getting more and more and growing very fastly.
7. Beautiful and interactive designs
For any kind of website, its user-interface and design is always important. Beautiful and interactive design attract users. So for developers design should be at a higher priority.
Looking at the trend and requirement of beautiful design there are so many frameworks are developed and Bootstrap became number 1 choice for developers for designing their website very easily. Developers can add graphics and animations to make websites more attractive. But also important to keep in mind that the website must not load slower so developers have to choose such a combination that website should look beautiful and attractive as well as should remain lighter.
You must have heard of Bitcoins and its growing popularity. Bitcoins and other crypto curruncies works on balockchain technology.
In Blockchain blocks of a database are connected with each other with high security called cryptography and creates a big network. With time lots of new records (data blocks) are liked with each other. The blockchain is not owned by any single person or company because it is based on a distributed model.
The blockchain is growing very fastly and so big companies and startups are exploring different ways to utilize this technology in their projects like making transactions fast and secure etc. So for web developers, it is a very good opportunity to learn blockchain technology and make improve their value.