What is AMP?
Being a web developer getting into something trendy will always benefit you because it get yourself attached to something that actually market demands. If you go through the graph of 2018, AMP(Accelerated Mobile Pages) will lie at the top of the graph of new web development trends of 2018.
AMP HTML is basically HTML extended with custom AMP properties. If you are familiar with HTML then developing AMP webpage won’t be that tough task to you. You can follow this link to create your first AMP page.
The AMP JS library implements all of AMP’s best performance practices, manages resource loading and gives you the custom , all to ensure a fast rendering of your page. Performance techniques include the sandboxing of all iframes, the pre-calculation of the layout of every element on page before resources are loaded and the disabling of slow CSS selectors.
The Google AMP Cache is a proxy-based content delivery network for delivering all valid AMP documents. It fetches AMP HTML pages, caches them, and improves page performance automatically. When using the Google AMP Cache, the document, all JS files and all images load from the same origin that is using HTTP 2.0 for maximum efficiency.
Why to use AMP?
One of the great reason to use AMP is that it actually affects your SEO for better user experience, faster website, better rankings. Currently, AMP is not a ranking factor for SEO but it actually affect the speed of your website. When you are hosting a website you clearly desire that from wherever the traffic arrives mobile or desktop you would like to provide best experience to the user which is possible through AMP. AMP aims to give the user the best experience possible by presenting a simple page that has the content the user is looking for without too much sacrifice.
So you must obviously try this in your new web development project to make it look more trendy and nice.