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Next.js vs Rocket: What are the differences?

Developers describe Next.js as "A small framework for server-rendered universal JavaScript apps *". Next.js is a minimalistic framework for server-rendered React applications. On the other hand, *Rocket** is detailed as "Web Framework for Rust". Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code.

Next.js and Rocket can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"Automatic server rendering and code splitting" is the top reason why over 9 developers like Next.js, while over 2 developers mention "Uses all the rust features extensively" as the leading cause for choosing Rocket.

Next.js and Rocket are both open source tools. Next.js with 38.2K GitHub stars and 4.6K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Rocket with 7.29K GitHub stars and 489 GitHub forks.

What is Next.js?

Next.js is a minimalistic framework for server-rendered React applications.

What is Rocket?

Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code.
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      Divine Bawa
      Divine Bawa
      at PayHub Ghana Limited · | 13 upvotes · 104.7K views
      Apollo
      Apollo
      Next.js
      Next.js
      styled-components
      styled-components
      React
      React
      graphql-yoga
      graphql-yoga
      Prisma
      Prisma
      MySQL
      MySQL
      GraphQL
      GraphQL
      Node.js
      Node.js

      I just finished a web app meant for a business that offers training programs for certain professional courses. I chose this stack to test out my skills in graphql and react. I used Node.js , GraphQL , MySQL for the #Backend utilizing Prisma as a database interface for MySQL to provide CRUD APIs and graphql-yoga as a server. For the #frontend I chose React, styled-components for styling, Next.js for routing and SSR and Apollo for data management. I really liked the outcome and I will definitely use this stack in future projects.

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      David Ritsema
      David Ritsema
      Frontend Architect at Herman Miller · | 7 upvotes · 20.4K views
      atHerman MillerHerman Miller
      prismic.io
      prismic.io
      Next.js
      Next.js
      React
      React
      Node.js
      Node.js

      When we started thinking about technology options for our own Design System, we wanted to focus on two primary goals

      1. Build a design system site using design system components - a living prototype
      2. Explore new ways of working to position our technical capabilities for the future

      We have a small team of developers responsible for the initial build so we knew that we couldn’t spend too much time maintaining infrastructure on the Backend. We also wanted freedom to make decisions on the Frontend with the ability to adapt over time.

      For this first iteration we decided to use Node.js, React, and Next.js. Content will be managed via headless CMS in prismic.io.

      1. Next.js so that we can run React serverside without worrying about server code.
      2. prismic.io so that our content is accessible via API and our frontend is fully independent.
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      Martin Johannesson
      Martin Johannesson
      Senior Software Developer at IT Minds · | 10 upvotes · 15.9K views
      atIT MindsIT Minds
      AMP
      AMP
      PWA
      PWA
      React
      React
      MongoDB
      MongoDB
      Next.js
      Next.js
      GraphQL
      GraphQL
      Apollo
      Apollo
      PostgreSQL
      PostgreSQL
      TypeORM
      TypeORM
      Node.js
      Node.js
      TypeScript
      TypeScript
      #B2B
      #Backend
      #Serverless

      At IT Minds we create customized internal or #B2B web and mobile apps. I have a go to stack that I pitch to our customers consisting of 3 core areas. 1) A data core #backend . 2) A micro #serverless #backend. 3) A user client #frontend.

      For the Data Core I create a backend using TypeScript Node.js and with TypeORM connecting to a PostgreSQL Exposing an action based api with Apollo GraphQL

      For the micro serverless backend, which purpose is verification for authentication, autorization, logins and the likes. It is created with Next.js api pages. Using MongoDB to store essential information, caching etc.

      Finally the frontend is built with React using Next.js , TypeScript and @Apollo. We create the frontend as a PWA and have a AMP landing page by default.

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      Michael Mota
      Michael Mota
      CEO & Founder at AlterEstate · | 4 upvotes · 995 views
      Next.js
      Next.js
      Graphene
      Graphene
      GraphQL
      GraphQL
      Django
      Django

      I've been using Django for quite a long time and in my opinion I would never switch from it. My company is currently using Django with REST framework and a part in GraphQL using Graphene. On the frontend we use Next.js and so far everything has been running quite good. I've found limitations but manage to solve it.

      As someone mentioned before, if you are comfortable with Django, don't switch. There's no need since with django you can basically achieve anything. Of course this will depend on the project you want to build, but the scalability and flexibility django can offer it's just out of this world. (Don't want to sound like a fan boy haha but it really is).

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