It’s been a year of change and innovation in web development. We’ve seen Angular shifting quickly, React rising to dominate, and the surprising success of Vue.js. We’ve discussed what ‘things’ will matter in web development in 2018 here, but let’s get down to the key tools you might be using or learning.
Read what 5 trends and issues we think will matter in 2018 in web development here.
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GraphQL might seem a little left field, but this tool built by Facebook has quietly been infiltrating its way into development toolchains since it was made public back in 2015. It’s seen by some as software that’s going to transform the way we build APIs. This article explains everything you need to know about GraphQL incredibly well, but to put it simply, GraphQL “is about designing your APIs more effectively and getting very specific about how clients access your data”. Being built by Facebook, it’s a tool that integrates very well with React – if you’re interested, this case study by the New York Times explains how GraphQL and React played a part in their website redesign in 2017.
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