The Latest from the Web Development World

October 25th, 2017
Web-Development-Trends-2017

New development techniques keep emerging and make us rethink our entire development strategies. Developers hence need do stay updated with the latest in the world of web development services to ensure that you can provide your customers with app with better features and software to do better business.

Materialize CSS Framework
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Materialize CSS framework is a mixture of CSS, SaaS and JavaScript framework and is an open source framework that enhances the user experience by merging simplicity and the cleanliness of flat designs with the real world using motion to build a bridge between web design and the real world. This framework is specially made to govern the UX = the look and the feel and the performance of individual elements on the website. It has many components that are similar to parallax and toast. It is compatible with all the modern browsers and takes care of basic styling, custom components, transitions and animations to give a better user experience.

SSL & HTTPS
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SSL (Secure Socket Layer) and HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) are cryptographic protocols that are secured through TLS (Transfer Layer Secure) by three layers of protection:

  • Transferred data is encrypted.
  • Data being transferred cannot be modified or corrupted without detection.
  • Data would be authenticated to prove that the users are communicating with the intended website.

Other than security and authenticity, HTTPS gives you the upper hand when it comes to SEO. Further, users also expect a secure experience when they carry out transactions over the internet on a daily basis.

PHP 7 and Above
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PHP 7 is one of the favorite languages for developers these days.  It’s free, open source and simple – plus, it works great with content management systems too! The code that is created with PHP lets developers integrate it across various platforms. It is flexible, scalable and has a number of extensions that enable you to add various features and functionality as your business grows and requires them. It also supports database management systems and open source databases too.

PHP server-side programming language is used by 82.6% of the websites.

WPCLI
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WPCLI is a set of commands that can be accessed by the admin. Developers just have to send commands to the admin and the admin can access it without having to use the Web Browser. The best thing about using WP CLI is that you don’t have to use multiple commands to hand over the control to the admin. It is possible using a single command.

NPM
NPM or Node Package Manager is the default package manager for JavaScript runtime environment Node.js. NPM is a library that allows you to add packages and reuse them whenever necessary, instead of having to create them all over again. Node.JS installation turns simple by using WPCLI.

User Behavior Tracking
Understanding how different users react to different sections of your website is important. The more you know about your users, the easier it is to build a website that exactly suits their requirements. The most commonly used tool to track user behavior is Google Analytics and you can find the exact analytic data to understand user behavior tracking. Thus, you can easily integrate any heatmap tool or user behavior tracking tool to your website.

Google AMP
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With 80% of the users owning a smartphone, it is become all the more important to have a responsive website. Users on the go need websites that can be viewed comfortably on screens of all sizes. Further, you should also optimize your website for speed. If your website takes more than three seconds to load, users lose interest. So, Google Accelerated Mobile Pages are growing in popularity. They provide an improved mobile experience and are SEO friendly too.

Chatbots
chatbotsA Chatbot is an interface that is fueled by rules and AI and that interacts with users. Messaging apps usage has surpassed social networks in terms of numbers. Chatbots not only understand commands, but they  also understands language and are getting smarter by the day after having more conversations with people. It’s also studied that 77% of people with texting capabilities have a positive perception of a company that offers text capability.

JavaScript (Angular & Node)
JavaScript is a trending framework that is both easy to use and today, has the integration of Angular and HTML to ensure better user interfaces. Node JavaScript on the other side is used for faster communication between the user and the website. Node JavaScript also enhances Real Time Interaction between the user and the website.

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