Software Development Trends in 2020 | SolbegSoft

Software Development Trends in 2020

February 7, 2020
    Staying up-to-date in our rapidly changing technology world is essential. A variety of business organizations need to adjust their functioning to the latest trends. 2020 has a lot to offer in terms of software development trends, outperforming and continuously developing trends of 2019 like AR/VR, AI, blockchain, machine learning, etc. These technologies have been introduced to satisfy the demands of customers. Let’s explore the trends in detail.

Higher dependence on AI technology

It’s been a long time since the onset of Artificial technology, however, AI revolves and gets improved drastically over time. The vast majority of different businesses adopt AI technology in order to provide their customers with a little more of a service.

Most of the respondents often report in surveys that in accordance with their opinions, the implementation of AI can add up to some advantages over competitors. AI along with its related technologies like machine learning and deep learning has numerous applications in multiple industries.

With all that being said, it’s assumed that 2020 has a lot to offer in the way artificial intelligence would be implemented in application development.

Chatbots, being a part of AI technology, have become a trend and are included in almost every functioning website or app. Basically, AI reduces human involvement over time, however, increases machinery dependence. Chatbots will fulfill 2020, providing accurate analysis of customers’ behavious. With the help of AI almost every task may be made automatic, and completed with maximum speed and accuracy.


5G promises not just super-fast connections and more bandwidth than Wi-Fi and 4G LTE but also better connectivity, low latency, and support for thousands of devices in one location, all of which are attractive manufacturing facilities, but it will be a while before it becomes the norm.

According to Gartner, smart factories are major opportunities for 5G. While some use cases can be achieved with existing 4G LTE, most require the low latency and high reliability offered by 5G.

It’s obvious, that a number of companies have a significant and immediate appetite for 5G. Enterprises are set to a new level of development, requiring a stable and fast connection. And manufacturing will lead value creation from 5G investment, he said, followed by energy and utilities, health care, the public sector, and transportation.

Today, the lack of reliable, low-latency, and high-bandwidth connectivity has hurt the adoption of cutting-edge technologies that need that kind of support.

5G that will attract a number of changes by bringing inter-connectivity between machines, materials, and people, unlocking millions of dollars in value. That value will come from increased productivity, lower inventory, improved uptime, worker safety, and agile supply chains.

Edge computing

Enterprise IT will see various edge computing trends and growth throughout the 2020s. The key edge computing trend to benefit enterprise IT customers is edge computing’s ability to streamline and simplify workload migrations.

Edge computing will also affect other use cases, such as manufacturing, retail, healthcare, automotive and other. However, as the need for speed and compute closer to data sources grows, these use cases may shift, and organizations that provide infrastructure services may glean the most benefits from edge computing.

Edge computing may become an essential part of the internet, yet it also has close ties with the latest generation of cellular technology: 5G. Edge computing and 5G are tightly coupled, as the two can enable one another for virtualization and automation capabilities. Together, they can support workload migrations and benefit the cost and flexibility of wireless network operations.

Programming trends

A number of new programming languages or frameworks are launched and some of them like outdated ones disappear almost every year. For programmers, it’s important to monitor different sources in order to find out, what languages and frameworks will be on top and most necessary, so that new skill gaps can be filled in a timely manner. Along with dynamic software technologies, the development tools are also unsteady in their market presence. In order to win this software trendy game, you have to be prepared on its playside.

Mixed Reality

The increasing adoption of Mixed Reality in the architecture segment is currently the trend in the industry, which significantly affects the market development. Gaming industry and entertainment sector in general are actively acquiring MR which leads MR market acceleration.

There is yet a lot of explorations to be done in this technology, which can improve both business processes and the lifestyle in general. Entrepreneurs focus more and more on including AR/VR in the software to reap the benefits of Mixed Reality in the future.

Instant Apps

The concept of instant mobile apps is getting more popular day by day. The best part is, instant apps are not only popular among individuals, but businesses also finding them useful because it helps iOS and Android app developers achieve a better conversion rate in comparison to a regular mobile app.

Instant apps comprise app features, being smaller than usual apps and offering a better user experience, however, they run like a website. They do not need to be downloaded, so your device memory is not required to run the apps. Instant apps can also be used for testing purposes: these apps help test mobile apps prior to the launch. The rise in number of such apps is expected in 2020.


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