What is Next.js?
Next.js is an open-source development framework building server-side rendering and static web applications using React.
Next.js was originally authored by Guillermo Rauch on GitHub in 2016 and due to its functionality, large companies such as Netflix, Starbucks, Uber, GitHub, and Ticketmaster have all used Next.js for their website development. It is currently owned and maintained by the company Vercel.
Fun Fact: Codecademy Docs is written with Next.js.