Nextjs Create React App

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You Might Not Need a Toolchain

To add Next.js to your project, you will not need to load the react and react-dom scripts from anymore.

  • Instead, you can install these packages locally using the Node Package Manager: npm.
  • Note: You will need to have Node.js installed on your machine (minimum version requirement), you can download it here.
  • To do so, create a new file called package.json with an empty object {}. In your terminal, run npm install react react-dom next.
  • Once the installation is complete, you should be able to see your project dependencies listed inside your package.json file:.

You will also notice a new folder called node_modules that contains the actual files of our dependencies. Jumping back to the index.html file, you can delete the following code:. The react and react-dom scripts since you’ve installed them with NPM.

What is Next.js?

The and tags because Next.js will create these for you. The code that interacts with app element and ReactDom.render() method. The Babel script because Next.js has a compiler that transforms JSX into valid JavaScript browsers can understand.