Learn Next.js

Discover the power of Next.js, a React framework for efficient, scalable web development and learn how to create web applications with Next.js.

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  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    4 hours
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    3 courses
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Learn Next.js:
    • Learn React
    • Learn TypeScript
    • Learn Node.js

About this course

Unlock the full potential of Next.js in this comprehensive course designed for web developers aiming to elevate their applications. Explore server-side and client-side rendering, dynamic routing, and Next.js’s powerful optimization. With hands-on lessons on Next.js’s file-based routing system, data fetching, and optimization, you’ll gain the skills to create high-performing, scalable, and SEO-friendly web applications. Whether you’re transitioning from React or starting fresh, this course offers the insights to leverage Next.js to its fullest.

Skills you'll gain

  • Utilize Next.js for advanced server and client-side rendering

  • Implement dynamic routing and navigation with Next.js Router

  • Optimize web apps using Next.js optimization techniques


5 lessons • 4 projects • 5 quizzes

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Hands-on learning

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Meet the creator of the course
Zoe Bachman
Curriculum Director
Curriculum Director at Codecademy and creative technologist. She has designed a range of Codecademy courses, including Learn HTML, Learn C#, Learn Alexa, and the beginner-friendly Learn How to Code.

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Frequently asked questions about Next.js

  • Next.js is an all-in-one React framework that provides structure, features, and optimization, as well as tools for bundling, compiling, and deploying to production.

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  • Practice Projects

    Guided projects that help you solidify the skills and concepts you're learning.
  • Assessments

    Auto-graded quizzes and immediate feedback help you reinforce your skills as you learn.
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