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Complete Next.js with React & Node - Beautiful Portfolio App

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Overview

Build Serverless Web Apps with Next.js. Learn Hooks. Deploy to Vercel. Next.js (Next JS 10+), React (React 16+) & Node.

What you'll learn:
  • Develop serverless & classical web applications with the latest Next JS & React
  • Understand web concepts clearly by creating real-world applications
  • Create SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) and Isomorphic Friendly Applications
  • Establish yourself in field of the exciting Next and React web development environment

Is this course right for you?

If you plan to start your careeras a developer or wantto improve your programming skills, this course is right for you. Learn how to build an amazing portfolio website you can share with your colleagues or future employers.

Get all you need to start webdevelopment in one course! Start with Web Development technologies to more advanced topics until your application is deployed to Heroku orVercel and accessible online on the internet.

This resource is the only thing you need to start Web Development with Next.js, React, and Node. During this course, you will get the confidence and skills required to startyour own projects. You willget theright mindset to apply for a developer career and improve modern frameworks like Next.js, React.js, andNode.

What isNext.js?

Next.js is React framework that provides infrastructure and simple development experience for server-side rendered(SSR) applications.

  • An intuitive page-based routing system (with support for dynamic routes)

  • Pre-rendering, both static generation (SSG) and server-side rendering (SSR) are supported on a per-page basis.

Course Structure is the following:

  • [Project 1]: Resource Application (Beginners)

  • [Project 2]: Portfolio Application (Beginners/Intermediate)

  • [Project 3]: Movie Application (Legacy code, Beginners)

  • [Project 4]: Portfolio Application (Legacy code, Beginners/Intermediate)

What are we going to work on?

Resource Project

This project is covering basic concepts. You will learn how React and NextJS works.

You will understand the state and props.

This project's main point is to understand basic concepts that will prepare you for the second application.

PortfolioProject

First, we are going to integrate the base layout of the application. We will break the layout into small pieces, and we will create lots of reusable components such as a navbar, portfolio card, and many others. I will explain how server-side rendering works, how to use different data fetching techniques, and the differences and benefits of fetching on the server versus the client.

The first big feature we will be working on will be authentication. The Auth0 provider will handle authentication. Nevertheless, there will be a lot’s work to handle.

Users will be able to register and login and experience feature only for authenticated users. You will learn how to restrict access to pages and manage authentication state through your application, resulting in UI changes of the application layout.

Next, we will work on portfolio features. We will implement functionality to create a portfolio, and I will explain to you how to manage forms easily. Then we will take a look at update functionality, where I will show you how to populate inputs with existing data. At the end of the section, we will work on delete functionality. All of the features will be reactive and updating view in real-time, and You will learn how to create fast static pages with new Next.js functions.

The blog feature will be the biggest one. Users will be able to create blogs using a slate editor that offers different formatting options. Each blog will be saved initially as a draft blog, and it will be a user's responsibility to publish it. For this purpose, we will create a dashboard page displaying all user blogs to publish or make a draft from the blog. All Published blogs will be highlighted on the blogs page and created as static pages assuring better performance. We will create delete and update functionality as well.

Next, we will work on SEO(search engine optimization) improvements. I will explain to you the basics of SEO and how to get it working with Next.js.

The last section will be covering deployment. Express API server will be deployed to Heroku. Next.js portfolio application will be deployed to the serverless Vercel platform, making our application super fast on the internet.

Taught by

Filip Jerga and Eincode by Filip Jerga

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