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Next.js Quick Start Guide

By : Kirill Konshin
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Next.js Quick Start Guide

By: Kirill Konshin

Overview of this book

Next.js is a powerful addition to the ever-growing and dynamic JavaScript world. Built on top of React, Webpack, and Babel, it is a minimalistic framework for server-rendered universal JavaScript applications. This book will show you the best practices for building sites using Next. js, enabling you to build SEO-friendly and superfast websites. This book will guide you from building a simple single page app to a scalable and reliable client-server infrastructure. You will explore code sharing between client and server, universal modules, and server-side rendering. The book will take you through the core Next.js concepts that everyone is talking about – hot reloading, code splitting, routing, server rendering, transpilation, CSS isolation, and more. You will learn ways of implementing them in order to create your own universal JavaScript application. You will walk through the building and deployment stages of your applications with the JSON API,customizing the confguration, error handling,data fetching, deploying to production, and authentication.
Table of Contents (9 chapters)

Who this book is for

This book is for skilled professionals seeking a comprehensive guide on how to build a flexible, scalable, and well-designed universal JavaScript application with server-side rendering capabilities using Next.js.

This book will also help developers discover what server-side rendering is and get to grips with what the bleeding edge of the technology has to offer in its current state.

We will guide users through the following challenges:

  • Performance of single-page applications
  • SEO
  • Blazing-fast rendering of the initial page when a customers visit the website
  • Maximum reuse of modules on client and server sides
  • What server-side rendering is, how it helps, and how to do it right