There are many guesses appearing every year. They try to understand which topic in software industry could reach the top of the world’s interest. We gathered here some of the software development trends that we think will be present this very year. So, lets drive right in..
Progressive Web Apps
PWAs are a mix of a regular web application and a mobile app. One reason to believe that the growth of this type of application will increase is that PWAs are easier to develop and maintain than regular mobile apps. That’s why we believe that the growth of this type of application will increase this year.
This new model tries to combine the benefits of the web and mobile apps, which gives users a fresh modern experience.
Blockchain goes mainstream
Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies are being widely adopted into different industries – healthcare, government, mainstream finance organizations, etc. The technology is evolving beyond cryptocurrencies. Even the food and tobacco, oil and gas, retail and more industries are getting in on the trend.
As you see, Blockchain is going to be used for more than just transactions and currency.
In conclusion, more companies are looking to explore blockchain technology in 2019. In other hand, many giant technology companies are already investing and assigning thousands of employees to work on blockchain-powered projects. Therefore, the need for developers in this sector will rise this year.
AI and Machine Learning
Digital transformation is huge and important business strategy. Therefore, business leaders consider AI as one of the key drivers of digital transformation. AI is helping companies provide more diligent and personalized customer service, for example, via chatbot assistance.
Many companies are developing frameworks to execute more and more tasks with the help of AI. And as the AI adoption is growing, there will be a big need of new specialist who are capable of developing AI software.
To Sum Up
Our environment is changing and growing very fast, that’s why it’s important for everyone to stay up to date not to be left behind. Inspite, it’s never too late for all of us to start learning new things.