api.video Next.js boilerplate: start your video project the easy way
No doubt, Next.js is one of the best React framework for full-stack web applications.
What if you want to create your own video application? A Next.js boilerplate with all api.video features is ready for you to begin your journey 🧑💻
What’s a boilerplate 🤔
A boilerplate is a unit of writing that can be reused without change. The idea is sometimes applied to reusable programming, and that’s the case here: our Next.js boilerplate is a starter pack containing all api.video features that anybody can use, without having to change anything in it to start a new project.
Of course, you are free to modify anything once your application is running!
What can I achieve with this boilerplate 🥇
After the boilerplate has been bootstrapped, you can run your brand-new application and enjoy api.video features!
Upload videos, display them as a list, and play any video in a fully customizable player.
api.video proposes many more endpoints to manage and create a complete video application. Check our documentation to learn about this.
Get started 🏁
Find out about how to use our boilerplate on the README file, or follow the guide bellow 👇
- Create a new Next.js application by running one of the following commands in a new terminal and following the command prompts.
npx create-next-app --example with-apivideo # or yarn create next-app --example with-apivideo # or pnpm create next-app --example with-apivideo
- Rename the
- Find your API key in the api.video dashboard API keys section and add its value to the API_KEY environment variable in the
💡 If you don’t already have an api.video account, create a free one here.
- Start your application by running
yarn devin your terminal, and voilà!
You should be able to see a basic sample app from where you can upload videos and see them as a list.
Everything in this application is set up to build a complete video application, from Next.js to api.video, enjoy coding!
Find the full boilerplate in the official Next.js repository right here.