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Next.js Practical Introduction: Navigation and Routing

In this tutorial series, you'll be provided with a practical introduction to how Next.js can help you build web applications.

Created by ZEIT, a cloud company for hosting frontends and serverless functions, Next.js is a React framework capable of creating applications that run both on the client and the server, otherwise known as Universal JavaScript applications. This framework helps you build universal apps faster by streamlining basic features like client-side routing and page layout while simplifying advance features like server-side rendering and code splitting.

Part one of this Nextjs series shows developers how to create pages and layouts. In the second part of the series, you learned how to add styling and create themes. In this third part of the series, you'll learn how to navigate to pages and implement routing using Next.js 9, the most recent framework version at the time of writing. Familiarity with the React library is recommended.

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🚀⚙️ JavaScript Visualized: the JavaScript Engine

As JavaScript devs, we usually don't have to deal with compilers ourselves. However, it's definitely good to know the basics of the JavaScript engine and see how it handles our human-friendly JS code, and turns it into something machines understand! 🥳

Happy coding!