The Web will be Edge‑first.
More developers will embrace edge infrastructure because of its better performance and greater flexibility. As a result, more dev tools and frameworks will be built with the edge in mind.
“We have a global customer base and it’s important to us that our speed is unbiased regardless of location. When we deploy with Vercel, users around the world are instantly served our latest site at an edge near them. With our previous provider, visitors were often being served from an edge in the U.S. even if they were in Asia or Europe.”
Software Engineer, Read.cv
Edge Function requests since launching in late October 2021
“Personalization and feature flags are not just for tech giants. A lot of the way software is built has not been democratized yet due to a lack of good public infrastructure. Developers are going to start looking for tooling with great DX that’s built with the edge in mind.”