So, it’s obvious that lots of developers around the globe are interested to bring their solution to brighten up the world of web development. Though started it years ago, finally from 2017 it’s seeing massive focus on development of web technologies, even Microsoft jumped into the game with TypeScript.
This article do not show things which are launched recently, but things which have gained massive popularity in said period.
Rise of ReactJS
NextJs is a React framework specifically built for Server-Side Rendering. If you need a SEO friendly website, server side rendering or SSR is the only option to achieve that. NextJS does exactly the same along with powerful React engine. It inherits React's state management, routing, context api and delivers a beautiful framework to work on. Undoubtedly Next js is going to be much popular in coming days.
Just like next js, Nuxt JS does the same with Vue.js. Nuxt js offers scalable framework for Vue. And it supports Server-side rendering as well.
Contentful / Prismic / Headless CMS
Web animations api
Web animation was neglected for long time. but now its seeing its time. with added efforts to create animations api for web, its now catching eye of developers to animate things without use of css.
Front end engineers around the globe think that CSS grid is the most powerful CSS notation available. Unlike flexbox it's a two dimensional system which means it can control row and column both.