27. 12. 2023

Software Development trends 2024

Here are some general software development trends that were noteworthy in the past and may continue to evolve:


  1. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML):
    • Integration of AI and ML in various applications, from chatbots and recommendation systems to advanced analytics and automation.
  1. Blockchain Technology:
    • Continued exploration of blockchain for secure and transparent transactions, especially in finance, supply chain, and healthcare.
  1. Low-Code and No-Code Development:
    • Increased adoption of low-code and no-code platforms, allowing non-developers to create applications with minimal coding.
  1. DevOps and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD):
    • Widespread adoption of DevOps practices for collaboration between development and operations teams, with a focus on automation and CI/CD pipelines.
  1. Edge Computing:
    • Processing data closer to the source (edge devices) rather than relying solely on centralised cloud servers, enhancing efficiency and reducing latency.
  1. Cybersecurity:
    • Growing emphasis on building secure applications with a focus on proactive measures and integrating security into the development lifecycle.
  1. Internet of Things (IoT):
    • Expansion of IoT applications in various industries, connecting devices for data collection, monitoring, and automation.
  1. Progressive Web Apps (PWAs):
    • Development of web applications that offer a native app-like experience, combining the best features of web and mobile applications.
  1. 5G Technology:
    • Integration of 5G networks to support faster data transfer, lower latency, and improved connectivity for applications and services.
  1. Containerisation and Microservices:
    • Continued use of containerisation technologies like Docker and orchestration tools like Kubernetes to deploy and manage microservices architecture.
  1. Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR):
    • Incorporation of AR and VR in applications, particularly in gaming, training, healthcare, and industrial sectors.
  1. Serverless Computing:
    • Growing adoption of serverless architecture, where developers focus on writing code without managing the underlying infrastructure.
  1. Cross-Platform Development:
    • Use of frameworks like React Native, Flutter, and Xamarin for building cross-platform applications efficiently.
  1. Quantum Computing:
    • Ongoing research and experimentation with quantum computing technologies for solving complex problems that traditional computers struggle with.

These trends provide a glimpse of the direction in which the software development industry has been moving. To stay updated on the latest trends for 2024, talk to our directorship team.