Top 5 Latest Technology and Framework for Web Application Development

Day to day rapidly changing the technology. We should get updated along with the latest technology.

The software professional who has interested to know about the topmost latest technology is used for the web application development must go through this blog.

It’s very hard, difficult and time-consuming of creating the web application followed by standard Java mechanisms using of servlet programming, JSPs, Java Server Faces etc.

Here, the list of latest web application development framework preferred by the software profession which makes easy and productive to develop the web application.

1. Grails (Groovy on Grails):

Groovy is an object-oriented programming language for the Java platform. It is a dynamic language with features similar to those of Python, Ruby, Perl, and Smalltalk. It’s a scripting language that runs on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM).

Grails is an open source web application framework which uses the Groovy programming language ( Groovy has a Java-like syntax and works seamlessly with Java bytecode ).

Grails (like Ruby on Rails) promises a more dynamic, highly productive and iterative development environment than the standard development mechanisms. Grails followed the convention ( best practice, coding standard ) rather than configuration.

Grails framework has been build on the top of spring framework.

Other features include:
  • Large community
  • Easy learning curve
  • Support for domain-specific languages
  • Compact syntax
  • Support for dynamic typing
  • Powerful processing primitives
  • Ease of Web application development
  • Support for unit testing.
2. Scala:

Scala is another latest web development framework is widely used in the industry. It promises is to be simple, accessible way to develop the web application.

Scala is used for developing large, stable systems because of strong typing. Scala is usually much easier to grasp for both experienced and middle-level developers especially for those who have experience in Java.

As a language, Scala is significantly more popular on the job market than any other functional language. Many of these frameworks are used by companies like Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Guardian etc.

3. Spring Boot:

Spring Boot is the latest technology for web application development, which has been build on the top of the spring framework. Spring Boot provides smartly way to configure the web application unlike spring framework has to do lots of configuration for developing the web application.

Spring Boot support everything that spring framework provides with some its own feature. It provides auto configuration of the application. Spring Boot helps to package and bundling the dependencies. This framework reduces the developer effort by configuring the project.

You are developing a web application using Spring MVC, Spring Data, Hibernate and Tomcat. How do you package and deploy this application to your web server. As of now, we have to manually write the configurations, XML files, etc. for deploying to the web server. Spring Boot does that for you with Zero XML configuration in your project.

4. Spring MVC:

Spring MVC is another popular web application development framework. Spring Web MVC framework provides Model-View-Controller architecture and ready components that can be used for flexible web application development. Spring MVC is implemented with the standard design pattern and best coding practice.

There are many advantages of spring framework. Some of these are as below.
  •  Loose Coupling
  •  Dependency Injection / Inversion of Control IOC
  •  Predefined Templates for JDBC, JPA and Hibernate etc..
  •  Lightweight
  •  Fast Development
5. Angular JS:

Angular JS is a powerful and latest a structural javascript framework used for dynamic web application.

Angular JS is an open source framework developed by Google. Angular JS provides Model View Controller (MVC) based architechture.

Dependency Injection, Two-way data binding, Testing and MVC architecture increases the popularity of Angular JS framework than other javascript framework.

Here is some live example of the popular application used Angular JS:
  • Video Streaming Apps
  • Weather Apps
  • Travel Apps
  • Social Apps

So we have discussed all the latest and popular technology is used for web application development. You should be preferred the one according to your requirement, scopes and the previous technical skills.

Subhankar Adhikary

I am software professional having more than 4 years of experience in various web technologies mostly in Java. I have strong knowledge in Core Java, Spring, Hibernate, Grails, Web Application, Web Security etc. My hobbies are Developing Software, Learning new technologies, Reading books and Sharing my knowledge through writing articles on PamphletScoop.

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