Is this course right for you ?
If you are planning to start your career as a developer or you just want to improve your programming skills, then this course is right for you. Learn how to build amazing portfolio website you can share with your colleagues or future employers.
Get all you need to start web development in one course! Start with technologies of Web Development to more advanced topics until your application will be deployed to Heroku or Vercel and accessible online on the internet.
This resource is the only thing you need in order to start Web Development with Next.js , React and Node. During this course you will get confidence and skills required to start your own projects, you will get the right mindset to apply for a developer career and to improve in modern frameworks like Next.js , React.js and Node.
What is Next.js ?
Next.js is React framework that provides infrastructure and simple development experience for server side rendered(SSR) application.
An intuitive page-based routing system (with support for dynamic routes)
Pre-rendering, both static generation (SSG) and server-side rendering (SSR) are supported on a per-page basis
What are we going to work on?
First we are going to integrate base layout of the application. We will brake layout into small pieces and we will create lots of reusable components such as a navbar, portfolio card and many others. I will explain you how server side rendering works, how to use different data fetching techniques and what are the differences and benefits of fetching on server versus client.
First big feature we will be working on, will be authentication. Authentication will be handled by Auth0 provider, nevertheless there will be lot’s work to handle.
Users will be able to register and login and experience features only for authenticated users. You will learn how to restrict access to pages and how to manage authentication state through you application which will results in UI changes of the application layout.
Next we will work on portfolios features. We will implement functionality to create portfolio and I will explain you how to easily manage forms. Then we will take a look on update functionality where I will show you how to populate inputs with existing data. In the end of the section we will work on delete functionality. All of the features will be reactive and updating view in real time and You will learn how to create fast static pages with new Next.js functions.
Blog feature will be the biggest one. Users will be able to create blogs using slate editor that offers different formatting options. Each blog will be saved initially as a draft blog and it will be an user responsibility to publish it. For this purpose we will create dashboard page displaying all user blogs with option to publish or make a draft from the blog. All Published blogs will be highlighted on blogs page and created as static pages assuring better performance. We will create delete and update functionality as well.
Next we will work on SEO(search engine optimisation) improvements. I will explain you basics of SEO and how to get it working with Next.js.
Last section will be covering deployment. Express API server will be deployed to Heroku. Next.js portfolio application will be deployed to serverless Vercel platform which will make our application super fast on internet.