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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

Local state management

When talking about local state management, we're referring to application state that is component-scoped. We can summarize that concept with an elementary Counter component:

import React, { useState } from "react";
function Counter({ initialCount = 0 }) {
  const [count, setCount] = useState(initialCount);
  return (
      <b>Count is: {count}</b><br />
      <button onClick={() => setCount(count + 1)}>
        Increment +
      <button onClick={() => setCount(count - 1)}>
        Decrement -
export default Counter;

When we click...