Next.js Conf 2020: Wrap up

Next.js Conf 2020 Wrap up

Next.js Conf 2020 was kicked off by Guillermo Rauch with a brief history of the Internet, React and Next.js which started back in 2016 - 4 years ago.
Wow time flies!

After the short history overview customers like AirBnB, Apple and Washington Post were named who host their websites on Vercel with Next.js.

Next up Next.js version 10 is announced with a bunch of new features. Let's take a closer look at the most important features:

Image Optimization

The first feature is automatic image optimization. Next.js 10 introduces a new image directive to increase image loading time by decreasing image size and enforcing new image formats like WebP - automatically.


Tim Neutkens introduces the next feature: improvements on I18N. Next.js 10 simplifies I18N with major improvements like Internationalized Routing and automatic Language Detection along with many built-in primitives.

Next up is Joe Hadded to speak about performance optimizations in Next.js 10. Loading times of version 10 were decreased dramatically by reducing bundle sizes and applying further optimization techniques.

Belen Curcio introduces Next.js Commerce an all-in-one starter kit for high-performance e-commerce sites.

That was a very brief overview of all new features of brand new Next.js Version 10. We hope you enjoyed it!

Stay tuned for an in-depth analysis of each individual feature.