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What is Vercel?

A cloud platform for serverless deployment. It enables developers to host websites and web services that deploy instantly, scale automatically, and require no supervision, all with minimal configuration.
Vercel is a tool in the Static Web Hosting category of a tech stack.

Who uses Vercel?

273 companies reportedly use Vercel in their tech stacks, including Yousign, Paralect, and Colavosalon.

695 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Vercel.

Vercel Integrations

GitHub, GitLab, Contentful, Supabase, and Lighthouse are some of the popular tools that integrate with Vercel. Here's a list of all 34 tools that integrate with Vercel.
Pros of Vercel
Simple deployment
Free tier
Free SSL
Simple setup
Easy custom domain setup
Build and deploy via git push
One tap build
Decisions about Vercel

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Vercel in their tech stack.

Needs advice
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Using a NextJs app with a high build size, hence facing difficulties using Amplify deployment. So want to shift to Vercel. Please advise if it's a wise decision. Would really appreciate the help!

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Lucas Litton
Founder & CEO at Macombey · | 13 upvotes · 508.1K views

Next.js is probably the most enjoyable React framework our team could have picked. The development is an extremely smooth process, the file structure is beautiful and organized, and the speed is no joke. Our work with Next.js comes out much faster than if it was built on pure React or frameworks alike. We were previously developing all of our projects in Meteor before making the switch. We left Meteor due to the slow compiler and website speed. We deploy all of our Next.js projects on Vercel.

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Jesus Dario Rivera Rubio
Telecomm Engineering at Netbeast · | 14 upvotes · 381.1K views
Shared insights

This time I want to share something different. For those that have read my stack decisions, it's normal to expect some advice on infrastructure or React Native. Lately my mind has been focusing more on product as a experience than what's it made of (anatomy). As a tech leader, I have to worry about things like: are we taking enough time for reviews? Are we improving over time? Are we faster now? Is our code of higher quality?

For all these questions you can add many great recommendations on your pipeline. We use Trello for bug-tracking and project management. We use to add checks for linting, type-enforcing and other quality dimensions in our PRs and a great feature from Vercel that let's you previsualize deployments directly in a PR. However it's not easy to measure this improvements over time. For customer matters we have Amplitude or Firebase analytics, but for our internal process? That's a little bit more complicated.

I collaborated recently with some folks in a small startup as an early adopter to create a metrics dashboard for engineers. I tried to add the tool to but still it doesn't appear as one of the options, please take a look on it over product hunt and let us know

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Hi everyone, I am building a React website with Next.js, and I am trying to connect the contact form with the backend in order to receive the entered value into my emails, Do you have any advice on which email service or back-end service should I use, preferably open source or with free version usage?

Actual experimentation: I tried to connect my form with Nodemailer package, basically it's working locally but in production on Vercel's server isn't working, it doesn't allow me to receive the data to my email( Gmail) as I am receiving it in localHost, and also email.js as far as I tried isn't a good match for my contact form since it can’t send all the data, only the message value; I would really appreciate if I can get any advice or suggestions; Thanks and kind regards!


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Vercel's Features

  • Easy, production-ready deployment with one command
  • Simple scaling, including auto-scaling
  • No-Ops
  • Domains & DNS

Vercel Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Vercel?
Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
Netlify is smart enough to process your site and make sure all assets gets optimized and served with perfect caching-headers from a cookie-less domain. We make sure your HTML is served straight from our CDN edge nodes without any round-trip to our backend servers and are the only ones to give you instant cache invalidation when you push a new deploy. Netlify is also the only static hosting service with integrated continuous deployment.
AWS Lambda
AWS Lambda is a compute service that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the underlying compute resources for you. You can use AWS Lambda to extend other AWS services with custom logic, or create your own back-end services that operate at AWS scale, performance, and security.
We take the complexities out of cloud hosting by offering blazing fast, on-demand SSD cloud servers, straightforward pricing, a simple API, and an easy-to-use control panel.
Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
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Vercel's Followers
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