NEW NEXT.JS PROJECT – Game Picker Next

Category: | Posted on:August 29, 2023

I re-built my Game Picker 9000 project in Next.js 13. The new routing system is very appealing, but as of right now the deployment documentation leaves something to be desired. Will need to investigate that further if I’m going to dip into headless WordPress.


  • Split original markup into components
  • Converted vanilla JavaScript listeners to state
  • Used new app router feature
  • Created dynamic API routes for game and user data
  • Beefed up the error handling and form validation

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