Next.js 3.0 Release: What’s New?

On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, a small JavaScript framework, Next.js was released to the public. It’s a minimal framework for building server-rendered universal JavaScript web apps. Within a few months of its existence, it gathered a lot of attention from the JavaScript community. The React community was set ablaze with joy for finally having a tool that can help build server-side rendering apps without a hassle and in-depth technical know-how. In fact, we covered how to build a universal JavaScript web app with it. In this article, I’ll highlight the notable additions to Next.js’s new release, Next.js 3.0.
Primer: What Is a Universal JavaScript Application?
First, I’ll provide a little context for the individuals that find Universal JavaScript to be a new term.