Big data is playing an incredibly important role in the future of the web. Asim Rais Siddiqui of UX Matters recently discussed this in a very well-written blog post titled Big Data: Revolutionizing UX Design Strategies.
Big data analytics is helping companies streamline the delivery of web services. They can use automated algorithms to match content to user expectations. One of the ways this is accomplished is through personalization, which uses complex AI tools.
Big Data is Driving the Future of UX Development
When it comes to developing websites and applications, user interface (UI) and user experience are of the utmost importance in the designing process. The fast pace of big data technology and tools to improve the nature of front-end web development. There are a variety of frameworks and libraries that are used by developers to design the websites most frequently used on the internet.
The ultimate goal is to enhance the UX through engaging and user-friendly functionality with sophisticated big data technology. What are the best UI development tools in today’s market place? We will answer this question and more as we explore the current development landscape.
Less than a decade ago, Flash ruled the web development space. If there were multimedia elements on a webpage, then it was powered by Flash. JS was developed as a language by the team at Netscape used to work in conjunction with HTML and CSS to provide the interactive that is enjoyed by users daily.
React is a library that uses preset components to simplify the process of developing interactive user interfaces. It would not have been possible without massive advances in big data and analytics technology. The library was developed by the team at Facebook. Its meteoric rise has led React to the top of the heap. A predominant number of companies now use React JS for user interface development. It’s lightweight and simplistic functionality make it an appealing option.
- Creates dynamic web applications with relative ease
- Reusable components
- JSX language requirements create a barrier to use
- High rate of technological turnover
- Documentation for newer features is scarce
Companies that Use React
Angular is a big data framework designed to develop web applications. The all-inclusive platform offers robust solutions for application and UI development. Until recently, Angular was the most used UI development tool. Angular offers the full gambit of application development features using a total package approach.
- Uses modules
- Model-view-controller (MVC) architecture
- Enhanced design architecture
- Limited SEO options
- Steep learning curve
Companies that Use Angular
- Delivery Hero
Vue is a library for developing interactive web interfaces. Vue is a distant third behind React and Angular as the most popular big data-driven UI tool today. It is also the new kid on the block. It has a growing community of dedicated users and is building its library of big data and analytics tools by the day. Vue is best known for its user-friendly operation.
- Simplistic and intuitive
- Overly abundant flexibility can cause design issues
- Small community
- Rapid evolution causes inconsistency
Companies that Use Vue
Ember is a JS framework that is designed to be an all-inclusive solution to take on the typical tasks involved in UI development. The automation of standard operations with new big data tools makes this framework stand out. The MVC nature of this tool also makes it a favorable tool.
- Helpful CLI
- Comprehensive data library
- Built-in testing tools
- Coupled too closely to jQuery
- Limited customization
- Steep learning curve
Companies that Use Ember
- Lacks sufficient third-party module use
- Small community
Companies that Use Svelte
Django is the only tool on this list that is not written using JS. Django is written using Python. This high-level framework focuses on developing clean and pragmatic design quickly. Django is a trusted framework for some of the internet’s busiest websites. This open-source solution is designed to rapidly take and idea from conception to inception.
- All-inclusive solution
- Monolithic and lacking diversity of approach
- Knowledge of the complete system is necessary for use
- Components are deployed together
Companies that Use Django
JQuery is a JS library intended to simplify HTML and CSS scripting. JQuery works across platforms. This open-source solution is a lightweight and popular among designers. Clearly, one of the most impressive aspects of jQuery is the fact that Flash-like animations can be created that work on all platforms, including iOS, unlike Flash.
- Quick solution
- Healthy open-source growth
- Lack of support for some open-source changes
- High rate of technology turnover
- Misuse of coding can result in large unmanageable files
Companies that Use jQuery
Big Data Platforms Are Invaluable to UX Optimization
As you can see, there are a host of viable tools out there for developers to use. Different companies have different ways of assessing and addressing their core issues. They are all relying on big data tools to facilitate these functions. Different features or processes will draw certain companies to a particular framework or library. What is most important for your company’s development needs?