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99: Tim Neutkens - Building React Apps with Next.js

In this episode Adam talks to Tim Neutkens about Next.js, an opinionated React framework for building server-rendered client-side applications.

Topics include:

  • How Next.js is different than using create-react-app
  • How page-based routing works in Next.js vs. a traditional router
  • The mechanics behind how components are server-side rendered and picked up by React on the client
  • What it really means to server-render a React app and how it's different from a traditional server-rendered web app
  • How to use "getInitialProps" to tell Next.js how to render a page on the server
  • How dynamic routing works using page-based routing
  • What's new in Next.js 7.0


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