Technology changes constantly, it’s important for a web developer to know about latest trends to be at the top in web development industry.
It can be perplexing when so many updates and developments are being released frequently. We have listed down some information about the estimated trends for the year 2017 and some advice about what areas of development should be focused.
This blog can be considered as one-stop search for all web development trends in 2017, we have conferred new frameworks, techniques, and tools which are all going to enhance UX.
Using Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence programs are already used successfully by big giants like Google and Wikipedia, the technology allows us to develop software which can think and act like humans without requiring the manpower.
Use of these types of programs will only widen the scope of technology’s ability and power. One of their most productive uses for web design programs, such as The Grid, which allows web developers to create pretty slick websites by using an artificial intelligence program named Molly.
Internet of Things
The Internet of Things – the internet is not only playing significant roles in computers and mobile phones but also coming into our household appliances.
Recently Mark Zuckerberg has proved of what’s possible with AI-based Internet of Things projects.
He has built his own AI-based bot “Jarvis” which manages his home. Jarvis allows him to control various devices like cameras, toaster and home systems like lights, doors using a messenger bot and an iOS Voice application.
Importance of Static site generators
Static site generators are a perfect way to create websites. It doesn’t require a database and the web pages are simple files which run on the servers. It also supports additional benefits like website loading times, improved security handling, and ease of deployment.
Static site generators, like Hugo and Jekyll, are becoming very popular.
Role of bots for Web Developers
Bots are used to make our life and experiences easier. Some of the scenarios are listed below where bots can be used by web developers:
Conversational UI on websites
Web sites are starting using the concept of UI trend of conversational interfaces. These sites are becoming very popular in 2017.
Customer Support Chat Bots
Nowadays, companies think about ways on how to make use of chat bots for their customer support. The old days of emailing to customers will be over soon. As an alternative, chat bots will be used majorly.
As technology continues to improve, these bots are going to get smarter and can have a wider range of facilities.
For example, the first bot used by eBay was to send users reminders after every 15 minutes before a listing ended. Lately, eBay used Shop Bot, a personal shopping assistant which can help people to find the best deals.
6.Ruby on Rails
Ruby on Rails 5 was released in June 2016 and it is predicted that it will become more popular in 2017. Several features of Rails 5 like Turbo-links 5 and Action Cable are becoming popular among web developers.
7. Angular JS Generations
When it comes to web development in 2017, it means improvisation of the UX and UI. As technology advancing rapidly, web developers will have ample number of choices to acquire new skills and technologies. While this can be exciting for web developers who loves coding, it also implies they should do their level best to keep up with the latest trends.