Getting Started With Next.js

January 13, 2021

January 13, 2021

1:00 PM To 2:00 PM

Online Only


Event Description

An online Tech Talk on the basics of Next.js, an open source framework that helps you build production-grade React applications that scale.

React is an amazing JavaScript library, but we still have to piece together things like routing, lazy loading, static generation, and more. Next.js is a framework built on top of React that gives us many great features out of the box. Let’s explore what Next.js can do for us and why we would pick Next.js over React.

What You’ll Learn

  • Why use Next.js over plain React
  • Major features of Next.js

This Talk is Designed For

  • React developers that are looking to streamline their workflow.

Technical Level

  • Beginner. You understand JavaScript and React.

How to Join

This Tech Talk is free and open to everyone. Register on this page to receive a link to join this event online.

About the Presenter

Chris Sev (@chris__sev) is a Senior Developer Advocate at DigitalOcean and the founder of He builds fullstack apps with JavaScript and puts a focus on building businesses.

About DigitalOcean

This virtual Tech Talk is brought to you by DigitalOcean. The DigitalOcean Developer Cloud™ simplifies modern app creation for new generations of developers working independently, at tech startups, and within small-to-medium sized businesses around the world.



About the Organizers

DigitalOcean is the world’s fastest growing cloud computing platform built for developers. Our mission is simple: we’re passionate about making complex infrastructure simple and delighting our customers with a seamless experience that brings them joy. New users can easily deploy a blazing fast cloud server with an intuitive control panel interface, or on a larger scale with the company's straightforward API.

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