According to the official documentation of Next.js, it is the "React Framework for Production" and, we can build large-scale production-ready apps using Next.js.
That's an interesting point. Isn't React a Framework? Aren't we build production-ready apps in React itself?
Whereas Next.js build on top of React and provide more built-in features than React. In Next.js, there is a specific pattern for structuring code and files. In short, we can say that Next.js is the advanced React and provides core features (missing from React like Routing) to build applications.
- Server-Side Rendering
- File Based routing
- Provides better SEO
- Built-in CSS Support
- Faster Refresh
- Typescript Support