Unknown Trends in Software Development

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I have recently started working as a Software Developer freelancer, but I am facing challenges sometimes while meeting the requirements. I wanted to know what are the updates and trends in the field of Software Development that I should be aware of being a Software Developer
Any kind of suggestions and tips would be helpful.
Thank you