Developing and shipping production-ready applications to the web today couldn’t be easier than with Next.js and Vercel. It provides a world-class developer experience right out of the box and is optimized for powering high-performance production workloads. Read on to get an overview of what makes Next.js so compelling to work with and how easy it is to get your work deployed to production.
Installation and Setup
Make sure you have
npm installed on your system:
node -v && npm -v
You should see the respective version numbers printed to the console. If not, you can go to the official Node.js site to get installation instructions for your platform.
With the node toolchain installed on our machines, we can invoke the following to scaffold out a new Next.js project:
npx create-next-app my-amazing-app