Deploying to the Vercel platform
Develop, preview, ship is not just a motto. It's the perfect description of the company that developed Next.js (alongside many other open source libraries) and an excellent cloud infrastructure for deploying and serving web applications.
With Vercel, you almost don't need to configure anything. You can deploy your web application from the command line using their CLI tool, or create an automatic deployment after a push to the main Git branch.
One thing to know before getting started with Vercel is that the platform is built specifically for static sites and frontend frameworks. Unfortunately, that means that custom Node.js servers are not supported.
But at this point, you might be wondering whether only statically generated or client-side-rendered Next.js websites are supported. The short answer is no. In fact, Vercel supports server-side-rendered pages by serving them via serverless functions.
What Does "Serverless Function...