How Next.js Works

Client and Server

In the context of web applications, the client refers to the browser on a user’s device that sends a request to a server for your application code. It then turns the response it receives from the server into an interface the user can interact with.

Server refers to the computer in a data centre that stores your application code, receives requests from a client, does some computation, and sends back an appropriate response.

True or false: Servers can store application code and respond to user requests.