The Internet of Things is the network of physical objects that contains embedded technology in order for them to communicate and interact with their environments and each other. More devices are becoming network-accessible, so as web developers, we’ll be tasked with
Instagram recently passed Twitter in their number of users, does this mean a movement away from micro-blogging and an increase in the popularity of image sharing applications? We hope to see more creative ways to share images and videos as new technology
Following the growth in popularity of the above-mentioned technologies, I expect we’ll see more single page applications being produced. In the new year I hope to see more solutions to some of the challenges which building these apps present.
More app developers will build web APIs, utilised by their web app and their native apps. This is already starting to happen, and will almost certainly increase in popularity as a single codebase is a lot easier to maintain.
Polymer and ReactJS will grow in popularity as developers move towards more reusable dynamic components. Facebook’s ReactJS library is framework-agnostic and uses some fancy new techniques to quickly build user interfaces. The Polymer project is a larger framework which allows you to create client-side applications and
While wearable technology continues to grow in popularity, we can expect new design challenges presented by devices like the Apple Watch, Google Glass and Oculus Rift. Supporting every screen regardless of size or shape is what responsive design is all about. ZURB’s Foundation is evolving into “Foundation for Sites” and
n emerging trend we will see a lot more of in the new year, Foundation for Apps already implemented strong visual feedback using animation. Along with Motion UI,Google’s Material Design is an emerging trend which we’ll no doubt see a lot more of, probably helped