A Crash Course on Serverless-Side Rendering With React.js, Next.js, and AWS Lambda

Not so long ago I started exploring server-side rendered single-page applications. Yeah, try saying that three times fast. Building products for startups has taught me SEO is a must if you want an online presence. But, you also want the performance SPAs can provide.
We want the best of both worlds. The SEO boost server-side rendering provides, and the speed of a Single Page Application. Today I’ll show you all this while hosting it basically for free in a serverless environment on AWS Lambda.

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What are Durable Functions?

Oh no! Not more jargon! What exactly does the term Durable Functions mean? Durable functions have to do with Serverless architectures. It’s an extension of Azure Functions that allow you to write stateful executions in a serverless environment.
Think of it this way. There are a few big benefits that people tend to focus on when they talk about Serverless Functions:

They’re cheap
They scale with your needs (not necessarily, but that’s the default for many services)
They allow you

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