110 Hot Software Development Trends of the 2000s
Web services led the way to SOA (Service-Oriented Architecture), a re-emergence of established distributed computing mechanisms with new capabilities. SOA proved to be a gold mine for solution providers such as IBM, and a sorely needed fix for enterprise customers with integration woes. Many vendors hopped on the SOA bandwagon, including Digital Evolution, which changed its name to SOA Software.
3The Rise of Open-Source Software
4Web becomes the No. 1 Development Platform
5The Emergence of Web Frameworks
7Simple Beats Complex
8The Rise of Scripting/Dynamic Languages
9The Developer Community Bifurcates
11The Emergence of Team Development
After many years of trying, the 2000s became the decade when team development and ALM (application lifecycle management) began to really work effectively, particularly after Microsoft entered the space with Visual Studio Team System.