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Difference between NextJS and ReactJS

Hello guys, in this blog, we are going to discuss NextJS vs ReactJS, in short, we are comparing a javascript framework and a javascript library.

There is one major difference between NextJS and ReactJS and that is the applications built using NextJS are more faster than those built using ReactJS but there is a catch, if you are a beginner and are learning React or NextJS then you should know the following points.

Without wasting much of your time let’s dive into the content.

What you will learn…

What is NextJS and ReactJS?

Features of NextJS and ReactJS.

Difference between NextJS and ReactJS.

If you want to build a website what should you use?

What is ReactJS?

Learning Requirements of ReactJS :

What is NextJS?

  • NextJS is a React framework which means it is made on top of React.
  • It has Server Side rendering of UI elements.
  • Many applicable packages are already added to NextJS.

Learning Requirements of NextJS :

  • Knowledge of Javascript and all its concepts.
  • You should also know React.

View the below image to know exactly NextJS and its features.

detailed image with features and packages of next

What should you use NextJS or ReactJS?

Conclusion :

So, here’s the final answer to the question for which you are reading this blog in the first place.

If you are a beginner and have knowledge of JavaScript but not ReactJS.

If you are a beginner then I would recommend you to first learn and Master Javascript and ReactJS and once mastered you can create awesome websites!!!!

While learning you can create websites as projects for the learning process which will help you to understand better.

If you are an experienced developer in ReactJS

If you have experience and knowledge of ReactJS you should probably opt for NextJS for your next website, it is not like I am forcing you to use NextJS React itself recommends using a powerful framework like NextJS (click here to view recommendation)

React Docs recommendation…

Yeah, you heard that right! Check the below image.

recommendation image proof of documentation