The modern information society has rightly considered the internet
its backbone. It is the core. Globally, internet penetration has
crossed 59.5%. All of this point at the inevitable necessity of web
apps and the corresponding standards of web development being
expected. Today’s business landscape has a crucial digital paradigm
that cannot be left unplumbed. Let us take a look at some stats
about internet usage.
That proves that there is no doubt about the penetration,
popularity, and parity enjoyed by online activities when compared
to its offline counterparts. In this discussion, we will be
touching upon the latest web development trends to pop up in 2021.
Any consumer facing technology demands to be chiseled down by
trends to make and actual market impact. This drives adoption. This
also helps the business to stay relevant and competitive in this
WEB DEVELOPMENT TRENDS FOR 2021
PROGRESSIVE WEB APPS
The PWA market is set to reach $10.77 Billion by 2027. The CAGR
expected from the market is 31.9% from 2019 to 2027. PWAs enjoy 36%
higher conversion rates when compared to native apps. It also
ensures 50% higher customer engagement as well as 10X increased
page load speed. Additionally, the maintenance expenditure is
reduced by 33%. The rising trend of 2021 is developing PWAs using
HTML, CSS, JS, React, or Angular.
ACCELEERATED MOBILE PAGES
With over 3 Billion mobile users worldwide, AMPs are set to be the
norm. It already is the norm in most cases. There are over
2,500,000 live AMPs as of 2021. With the bulk of content available
on the internet, the attention span of users and prospects are
diminished significantly. Page load time matters a lot in 2021.
Through AMPs, you can be assured that your users are getting
blazing digital experiences while engaging with your brand.
SINGLE PAGE APPLICATIONS
This is a recent trend. It refers to JS centric web app that loads
only a single page and keeps updating the information and data on
the page as needed. This ensures dynamicity without loading the
entire page. It is invaluable for the servers as well as it reduces
load by consuming less space. As a result, SPAs are beneficial for
both the developer and the user.
The serverless architecture market is expected to reach $21.1
Billion valuation by 2025. The CAGR expected to be exhibited by the
market is 22.7%. In 2020, the market size was $7.6 Billion. This
type of architecture runs on cloud and significantly reduces system
overload, data loss, and development expenditure. It eliminates the
necessity for provisioning, managing, and server upgrades. The
serverless function is now being expanded to other applications
such as chatbots, APIs, and IoT applications.