Understanding Server Components in React 18 and Next.js 13

Adhithi Ravichandran
5 min readFeb 15
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With the release of Next.js 13, they have a new /app directory that has newer approaches to data rendering, fetching, and also uses the latest React Server Components.

Note that the /app folder in Next.js 13 is still in Beta.

What is Rendering?

Adhithi Ravichandran

Software Consultant, Author, Speaker, React Native|React|GraphQL|Cypress Dev & Indian Classical Musician

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