How To Develop and Build Next.js App with NodeJS Backend

Learn How you develop and build with an example project

Bhargav Bachina
Bachina Labs
Published in
9 min readDec 5, 2020


There are so many ways we can build Next.js apps and ship them for production. One way is to build the Next.js app with NodeJS or Java and another way is to build the Next.js and serve that static content with NGINX web server. With NodeJS we have to deal with the server code as well, for example, you need to load the index.html page with the node.

In this post, we will see the details and implementation with the NodeJS. We will go through step by step with an example.

  • Introduction
  • Prerequisites
  • Example Project
  • Just Enough NodeJS For This Project
  • Development Phase
  • How To Build Project For Production
  • Summary
  • Conclusion


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