Did you know all top websites like Smashing Magazine and Gatsby are already PWA? Even NutPanda is a PWA.
The web has developed a lot in past years. From just vanilla CSS and JS to supercharged JAMSTACK sites. It’s a revolution which has been happening. The web has always been great and that’s why it has survived over past decades. The “World Wide Web” was founded in 1989, but it’s not the same.
Managing your own server in 2019? Paying for resources you don’t even use? That’s so 2018. In the age of serverless you don’t need to have a backend server. Your request can be simply processed by a small serverless instance which you pay per request.
Read this article on HackerNoon which tells you the what and why of serverless.
Did you know that on average a person uses only 3 apps daily? If no one uses your app, why make one? Progressive Web Apps or PWA is a new way of developing a website which act as a native application with capable of features like offline availability and push notification.
Google has got a great documentation on progressive web apps. If you are really interested in bulding one then you can read their docs. Also we wrote a short a quick way to build one, do read our guide to buld PWA.
Heard if Vue.js or React? If not, then you are missing a lot on your frontend. In 2019 frontend frameworks have make the development stage much more streamlined and easier for developers. They are all over the web and we really think that these frameworks are going to stick around for a quite amount of time.
Data Courtesy: State of CSS
Data Courtesy: State of CSS
Data Courtesy: State of JS
Web development preferences have changed over time. Gone those days where Google.com was a simple homepage with just simple CSS and HTML. This year in 2019 the web has been seeing great interest in developing performance oriented website and also "APP Like" web apps.
Load time has always been vital factor on user experience on low end devices or users with slow network speed. Google has also announced that speed to be an important factor to rank. More and more developers a switching to faster website rather that bulky one. Also, tools such as Web.dev, WebPageTest have become very much powerful in helping developers.
Developers are also switch to new formats and technologies to keep load time low. WebP and SVG are taking place of Jpeg and PNG formats. Single servers are being replaced by globally distributed network of servers.
In 2018 we were seeing a high growth in app development but that wasn’t wroth the time, effort and money. Converting a website into an app in now what considered to be a better a budget friendly way. Nowadays with new technologies such a service worker and offline caching it’s very easy to build an app like website.