The Web development standards many times undergo change faster than they could be implemented. Developers must be one step ahead for this reason. It's necessary to keep up with the latest web development trends for the upcoming year 2021.
The Latest Tech Stack for 2021
Enterprises following custom software development need to stay abreast with current evolving trends to stay ahead of the competition curve. The year has entered its last month, and we look forward to the next year and the upcoming trends for the latest tech stack required for website development.
1. PWA or Progressive Web Apps
PWAs are not a new phenomenon this year. Anyway, it caught the attention of modern investors and developers because of its capability of performing a user experience that's of high quality. What makes PWA good?
Their primary function is to enable users to browse sites in smartphone mobile browsers with the same ease and speed as on a desktop computer. A distinctive feature is the chance of sending push-notifications without having to download more apps. One of the trends in digital marketing today and in 2021 is, Push-notifications. The quality of several app services, including Twitter, Uber, Pinterest, and Smashing Magazine has been enhanced by PWA. They are transforming how people use the internet.
With WebAssembly technology, the programming language's code could be compiled into bytecode that runs in a browser. The advantages of WebAssembly are:
- fast code execution
- hardware independent
- independent of programming platform and language
- provides a high-security level
All the above sums up to solutions, which is a small footprint, cross-platform scripting, and speed. These components are at the core of modern websites and web apps development. Thus, the majority of web development instances today are not without WebAssembly.
3. AI Development
AI mirrors human behavior at a high level. It could do many cognitive functions, which include:
- data collection
Artificial Intelligence is involved to some extent in most websites and gradually gaining more thrust, and it comes as no surprise to a lot of users. It has made a new vertical/dimension in the web development sphere. The majority of processes are streamlined and simplified by AI, thus enabling the provision of high-quality service.
At present, the most commonly visible use of AI is adding chatbots to sites. This, however, relates specifically to the user experience and functionality. While a website is developed, the use of Artificial Intelligence is at every single step, beginning with the deployment and ends with a test.
4. Mobile-First Approach
For a good time, adaptability has been a top trend in web development. With a mandate from Google, it has become the automatic or the very initial component of each website. Because without it, the user experience will become inferior, and indexing search engine ratings will lower as well.
As of now, and in 2021 and even in the future, the mobile/smartphone comes to the fore and not the desktop. Hence, the most phenomenal trend is developing website functionality or applications mainly for a smart device. In this trend comes the implementation of PWA, and the other being the Accelerate Mobile Pages or AMP.
AMPs are now the new default used for all web applications, which users of smartphones actively to use gain access to websites.
So, are you ready for innovation in your web app in 2021? The tech discussed are just a preview of the latest technology stacks to follow in any of your website development projects. More trends are sure to follow in few more months as change is the only constant.