Category: Web Development

How has COVID-19 Pushed the Button on E-Commerce and Digital Turning Points?

(Here’s how Covid-19 has changed the digital and e-commerce sectors even as cases surge worldwide)

The e-commerce and digital sectors have witnessed unprecedented growth because of the Pandemic. Several digital transformations have come to the front in 2020 and beyond with businesses going online, e-commerce activities surging like never before, and consumers using the web to get what they want. Read More

Strong Role of Application Security Testing in the Face of Continuous Development


Strong Role of Application Security Testing in the Face of Continuous Development

(The role of application security testing, with advancements in web application security and non-stop development, cannot be ignored.)

Today, software development is being impacted in a big way by the agile approach. This has led to major shifts in the testing methods used by experts in web application security. Application security testing has now become as repetitive and continuous as the integration methods used for app development. This is specifically true for the development needs having several web properties. Read More

E-commerce Industry Needs to Fix Core Web Vitals in the Next Two Months


E-commerce Industry Needs to Fix Core Web Vitals in the Next Two Months

Are you a part of the e-commerce industry? If yes, have you taken note of the new algorithms for Page Experience Update released by Google? E-commerce companies rushing to update themselves to get the most relevant spots on search results. Here’s what software experts and marketers are talking about the newly-announced Core Web Vitals. Read More

2020 Sees Record High In-App Downloads And Purchases


App Annie’s End Of Year report has disclosed that by the end of 2020, there will have been 130 billion app downloads between Google Playstore and iOS in the year. At the same time, consumer spending will have gone up to $112 billion for the year. Both the statistics have shown immense growth at the rates of 10% and 25% year-over-year respectively. While growth was expected due to the emergence of new markets owing to the increasing digitization of populations across the world, this year was a different story. The changing needs of people fueled the impetus for such an unprecedented rise in mobile usage amidst the pandemic. It is estimated that the progress in this year alone equals the growth that was expected to happen in 2-3 years.

Not surprisingly, games led the most downloaded category across both the Apple app store and Google Playstore, with a 40% rise compared to 2019. 45% of all downloads on the Google Playstore was attributed to games, which corresponded to a 5% year-over-year increase. However, the numbers remained steady at the Apple store at 30%. Game downloads accounted for $0.71 spend per dollar for Apple and Google Play together. The app categories that saw the most increase in usage were video streaming, games, finance, shopping, and social networking and messaging apps. However, the highest proliferation was observed in the use of business apps – an overwhelming 200%.

Another noticeable fact was that Google Play downloads exceeded Apple ones by 160%, which is credited to the expansion of the Android market to more demographic categories. For every dollar spent on apps ; 65 cents was used to buy Apple apps, but Google Play spending was poised to rise by nearly 30%, following the same direction as past years. Moreover, while the US, South Korea, and Germany contributed the most to the growth of Google Play, the US, Japan, and the UK were still the best-performing markets for Apple.


Web development trends in 2020

web development trends 2020

The Digital world is a highly competitive one. It is constantly upgrading and emerging with new trends. To strive in such a competitive world, it is important to foresee changes and learn on how to adapt to them. Web development is coming with a lot of new trends. In this year some new trends have become highly successful with both businesses and consumers. Let’s have a look on some of the new trends of 2020:Read More