The web development industry is rapidly growing and developing, setting new trends on daily basis. If you want to stay ahead of the game you have to predict the future trends, and utilize them.
We are presenting you the web development trends that are expected to prevail in 2019.
Experts say that in 2019 AI will drill into 40% of the businesses. Companies are already aware if done right, AI can transform nearly everything about their business in terms of enhancing productivity, and customer satisfaction. So, the preexisting trend for machine learning and automation will continue and will become even more widely used.
Single Page Applications (SPAs)
Website development is changing according to the needs of the customers. People want fast and convenient websites. Hence, website development will be based on the principle of speed and convenience. Here come the Single Page Applications – fast, simple, and easy to navigate. The concept of various SPAs started in 2018, and it is expected to be developed furthermore, and to become one of the leading trends in 2019.
By allowing digital information to be distributed but not copied, blockchain technology became very popular. Even though it is a trend which is already present, it is anticipated to gain wider use. IBM, Microsoft, and Amazon are developing their own blockchain technology platforms, which indicates that this technology probably will take a big swing in 2019.
In the context of programming, some significant changes are expected. PHP 7 is growing toward being a pretty fully-featured Java-like object-oriented language and has gotten a lot faster. When it was released, its new features and functions have revolutionized the entire web development domain. PHP has led to an increase in the performance of the websites, which puts it on the list of growing trends.
It is well known that nowadays the experience is over the product. Based on the customers’ behavior, developers can work on making the website more intuitive by adjusting motion UI. Our advice is to forget about static images and flashed-based graphics, and focus your efforts on motion UI because its popularity is expected to go through the roof in 2019.
The messages that pop up on a mobile device, aka push notifications, are slowly replacing the email newsletters. That is due to the fact that they can be sent any time, users don’t have to be using their devices to receive them, and are much more easier to manage compared to the newsletters that overflowed our inbox. In 2019 try not to annoy your customers with unnecessary newsletter if they can be replaced by push notifications.
Progressive Web Apps (PWAs)
Progressive Web Apps use modern web capabilities to deliver an app-like experience to users. These apps are deployed to servers, accessible through URLs, and indexed by search engines. In other words, they function like native mobile app, conveying the best of websites and mobile apps. Experts claim that PAWs are going to be one of the main trends in web dev in 2019.
Low Code Development
Low-code allows designing and developing software fast and with minimal hand-coding. Its benefits are improved agility, decreased costs, higher productivity, faster transformation, and effective risk management. Low code developments have already raised dust, making some serious changes in web developing, and it is not a surprise that this trend will be on the spot in 2019.
In 2018, due to the increasing sophistication of attacks, many companies tried to implement strict security models, but that resulted in building a barrier between the companies and customers’ engagement. In 2019 cybersecurity is still a burning issue. The experts foresee digital trust to be the security model that will gain popularity. Digital trust build a ‘digital fingerprint’ of the users, establishing a behavioral profile for each user which includes information about the devices they use and their location. This security model allows users’ access to applications and systems, until the users remain consistent with their profile. For now that sounds like the best solution of the cybersecurity problem.
There is no doubt that all of these trends are opening more opportunities for web developers at various points. So, web developers, equip, adapt and respond to the fast-changing business conditions!