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Next.js 12: The Big Picture

by Cory House

Next.js is a popular, feature-rich, and mature React framework. This course will teach you why Next.js is useful, review its key features, and compare it to alternatives, so you can determine if it's a good fit for you.

What you'll learn

React is a popular UI library. But these days, you probably don’t want to create a web app with React alone. In this course, Next.js 12: The Big Picture, you’ll learn why Next.js is a popular and feature-rich React framework. First, you’ll learn why Next.js was created and the key problems it solves. Then, you’ll discover how its routing, rendering options, deployment, and authentication stories make it a powerful fit for rich, interactive apps. Finally, you’ll explore how Next.js compares to the competition. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a clear understanding of whether Next.js is the right fit for you.

About the author

Cory is the principal consultant at, where he has helped dozens of companies transition to React. Cory has trained over 10,000 software developers at events and businesses worldwide. He is a seven time Microsoft MVP, and speaks regularly at conferences around the world. Cory lives in Kansas City and is active on Twitter as @housecor.

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