Vercel is a deployment and collaboration platform for frontend developers. Vercel puts the frontend developer first, giving them comprehensive tools to build high-performance websites and applications.
Vercel enables developers to host websites and web services that deploy instantly and scale automatically – all without any configuration.
Next is a React Framework that gives you the best developer experience with all the features you need for production: hybrid static & server rendering, TypeScript support, smart bundling, route pre-fetching, and more. No config needed.
- The Easiest Way to Deploy Next.js Apps
Vercel, built by the same team that made Next.js, provides production-grade hosting for Next.js websites with zero configuration.
After experiencing how easy it is to get up and running with these two well integrated, the developer can get a continuous deployment setup with a repo as easy as with a few clicks on the screen.
It gives us a vast amount of templates to choose from directly from the Vercel page such as:
It is one of the most pleasant development experiences I have had so far.
I bought a domain through their site for $20. This process was easy to set up and had a running homepage within a minute along with continuous deployment when I push a change to the selected branch.
I have to say using these two together has shown me how fun sometimes development can be when you get to choose the tools you wanna use and you get that AHA moment that you found your stack.
I am still new to this platform but I am keen and happy to explore it, thinking about what great apps I can build with such a great developer experience.
If someone has any tips for me concerning these two let me know in the comments below.