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16 Sep 2021

48 min read

Ecommerce and Next.js on the Jamstack — with Colby Fayock

I sat down with Colby Fayock to chat about Next.js and how all of its features help enable developers to build great experiences on the web.

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I sat down with Colby Fayock to talk about Next.js, how all of its features help enable developers to build great experiences on the web, and how it can help solve the many challenges of building e-commerce sites on the Jamstack.

In this video, we cover:

  • What is Next.js?

  • Is Next.js a static site generator?

  • What does server-side rendering mean?

  • What makes Next.js a strong framework?

  • What are some e-commerce challenges that Next.js helps to solve?

  • How is performance important to e-commerce?

  • How does Next.js help with performance?

  • How is SEO important to e-commerce?

  • How does Next.js help with SEO?

  • What's the most overlooked, yet oddly difficult part of e-commerce?

  • Accessibility, internationalisation and personalisation in e-commerce

Colby is a super-nice host and I can't wait to hang out with him again. Thanks for having me, Colby!

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Salma Alam-Naylor

I'm a live streamer, software engineer, and developer educator. I help developers build cool stuff with blog posts, videos, live coding and open source projects.

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