As 2019 is drawing to a close we are all eager to usher in the new decade with its promise of fresh ideas and modern innovation and web development is at the center stage of it all. So we can't help but wonder what the future holds in terms of web technologies that might change or upset the current market standings across industries in the world. Whether it be AI and machine learning or Blockchain and cryptocurrencies, web technologies are expected to continue being a key driver of the global economy.
Perhaps more industries as volatile as web technologies. But unpredictable as it may seem the very web technology allows us to predict what the future might hold the breakthroughs, the surprise and the paradigm shifts that might be the next big thing.
AI and machine learning or Blockchain and cryptocurrencies, web technologies are expected to continue being a key driver of the global economy.
We have reached a point where machines have overtaken human beings and are now smarter and faster when it comes to solving problems and analyzing information. The hurdles remain in getting machines to understand emotions and have weaknesses that make us human. Machine learning and artificial neural networks are the future of web technologies.
The stage is already set with the chatbots that have changed how companies attend to their client’s queries. The following are some of the aspects of web tech that are likely to grow in the new decade.
Progressive web applications are safer faster and more reliable than traditional websites and offer way more functionalities. They are still one of the hottest trends towards the New Year and will continue to receive updates that make an instant regardless of network latency.
Mobile-friendly websites are still a big deal because more people search on the move as opposed to traditional searches on the home computer. Voice searches and search assistants are a thing now and we will see more Siri’s and such.
Blockchain Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are here to stay. Ecommerce entrepreneurs will be looking to cut down on financial business costs, reduce frequency of transactions and settlements. Blockchain technology makes this possible plus it enhances cash flow and transparency on records and data. Blockchain is notoriously good at controlling all of these elements, it is no wonder we are likely to see more of it in 2020 and beyond.
Cyber threats web hacking and data theft are still a big problem for many industries and governments. As long as there is computer use, there will always be vulnerabilities and people will always find a way to infiltrate any system. Companies and governments will continue to invest heavily in solutions that can I make them virtually hack-proof.
Web technology is the future. It has transformed the way we do things from our personal lives to manufacturing and engineering.
It goes without saying that experts in the field have to constantly sharpen their skills in order to remain relevant. Only then can they remain on top of their game developing relevant apps that people actually need.