React framework maturity, early container queries, WASM adoption, and monoliths. I’ll take all four, please. Not feeling like a particularly front-end-y? Jay says:
Interestingly, the biggest developments in the front-end are unlikely to be traditionally front-end concerns. Back in our 2019 forecast, we noted that the role of the front-end developer was increasingly shifting towards ‘full-stack’, and this has borne out to be true. Even the evolution of our frameworks and tools suggests this, with an increased focus on data-fetching, concurrency, security and scalability.
If I’m allowed to predict, and thus manifest, improvements in the web platform in 2021, I’d like to predict HTML’s
inert attribute shipping without a flag in all three browser engines.