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What Is Next.js?


Next.js is a React framework built by Zeit, INC. Zeit has some interesting CDN and deployment products, but its React framework has been on my radar. I have built some sites with both Create React App and Gatsby, so I was curious to see what Next.js could bring to the table.

One of the features that stood out to me was the server-side rendering. The biggest issue with some of these new frameworks has always been SEO, which is why I haven’t adopted some of these new technologies. But with next.js, all of your components inside the “pages” folder get server-rendered automatically.

If you are looking to get some more React in your projects and want to see if these features are worth it for you, check out the resources below: