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Real-World Next.js

By : Michele Riva
Book Image

Real-World Next.js

By: Michele Riva

Overview of this book

Next.js is a scalable and high-performance React.js framework for modern web development and provides a large set of features, such as hybrid rendering, route prefetching, automatic image optimization, and internationalization, out of the box. If you are looking to create a blog, an e-commerce website, or a simple website, this book will show you how you can use the multipurpose Next.js framework to create an impressive user experience. Starting with the basics of Next.js, the book demonstrates how the framework can help you reach your development goals. You'll realize how versatile Next.js is as you build real-world applications with step-by-step explanations. This Next.js book will guide you in choosing the right rendering methodology for your website, securing it, and deploying it to different providers, all while focusing on performance and developer happiness. By the end of the book, you'll be able to design, build, and deploy modern architectures using Next.js with any headless CMS or data source.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Part 1: Introduction to Next.js
Part 2: Hands-On Next.js
Part 3: Next.js by Example


In this chapter, we've seen different deployment platforms for our Next.js application. There's no perfect solution for building and deploying Next.js apps, as it depends on the specific use case and challenges that every project brings.

Vercel, Netlify, and Heroku (just to quote some) are all excellent alternatives for quickly deploying a Next.js application to production. On the other hand, Cloudflare Pages, AWS S3 and AWS CloudFront, and Microsoft Azure CDN can really provide excellent performance for our static sites, which competes with all the other great solutions we've seen in this chapter when it comes to serving a statically generated website.

Docker is probably one of the most flexible solutions. It allows us to deploy our application everywhere, making it easy to replicate the production environment on every machine.

Again, there's no "perfect" solution for deploying a Next.js application, as the competition in this field is...