React, Flux, GraphQL, Hack, HHVM...? All of this and more!
The advantages of this approach is to be able to create Rich User experiences in a uniform way, without compromising Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) factors that are key to good ranking ing Google and other search engines.
Next.js comes from a start-up called Zeit, which is using the tool internally for their SaaS offering Now. The framework has proven itself to be robust in production, and so many companies have selected it as their Universal React Framework of choice. In fact, Next is kind of a sleeper hit in 2018.
Zeit is deploying it's framework widely. But it a niche company, but here are some notable applications using Next.js in production to large audiences:
In addition to sites running in production, a number of companies are recruiting developers with Next.js experience, some notable examples being Trulia and Upcloud. It certainly seems that Front End job market being dominated by React.js for some years, is gravitating towards Next.js for the defacto universal solution.
And as long as you take into consideration the performance implications of SSR, it does not require heavy overhead for getting started. Next is perfect for React developers, but fo for Vue users an alternative called Nuxt.js is a technical comparative.Tweet