The days of dial-up have long gone, and with it, many old programming languages have become irrelevant to modern web pages, browsers, and online services.
This is where Angular comes in. Offering an armoury of tools, it can streamline and simplify development workflows, offer a great deal of functionality “out of the box” as well as make use of other libraries, boosting development speeds and time to market.
The current version (Angular 6) has strong backwards compatibility with versions 2, 4 and 5 (much like Half Life, version 3 never happened) - and we're already keenly eyeing up the new functionality that will be available in Angular 7.
Gartner estimates that 20.4 billion IoT devices will be in active use by 2020. With so many devices anticipated to hit the market, developers need to be able to rapidly create apps for their control, and so projects like Angular will likely remain popular for years to come. (12)
Popular implementations of React include Facebook’s own Newsfeed and on the Instagram platform.
React’s strengths lay within its ease of use. As a front-end system, the project’s component-based approach -- rather than through templates -- makes the system easy to grasp and therefore within the reach of more developers. In addition, React supports code reusability and quick debugging through one-way data binding.
As long as a browser is compatible with WebGL and WebRTC, the code can be used to run AR applications at up to 60 fps, even on legacy devices.
“Since anything in our codebase can be extended, overwritten, or installed as a package, you may also develop, scale, and customize anything on our platform,” the developers say.
In 2017, retail e-commerce sales worldwide amounted to $2.3 trillion and revenues are projected to grow to $4.88 trillion by 2021. As consumers now often expect online alternatives to visiting physical outlets, these kinds of projects can give businesses - especially SMBs - the tools they need to quickly build an ecommerce solution.
Vue has gained traction in recent years not only because of its versatility but as a potential alternative to React and Angular, of which the licenses are owned by Facebook and Google, respectively.
The open-source project, downloaded over one million times, aims to promote the adoption of Node.js and related modules for the purpose of building scalable network applications.
Node.js’ package ecosystem, npm, contains one of the largest repositories of open-source libraries in existence and the framework is most widely used in the deployment of push notifications in real-time, an element of social media, commerce, and media websites which is becoming more and more common.