PodRocket - A web development podcast from LogRocket

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

21 episodes of PodRocket - A web development podcast from LogRocket since the first episode, which aired on November 11th, 2020.

  • What you need to know about Wasp with Martin Šošić

    April 20th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  20 mins
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Ben interviews Martin Šošić about Wasp, an open-source, declarative DSL for devs. Learn more about how Wasp works and why it has been getting attention on Product Hunt and Hacker News.

  • spACE jam

    April 13th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 45 secs
    developer experience, devrel, frontend development, frontend engineering, software engineering, web development

    Brian interviews Adewale Abati, also known as Ace, a frontend engineer and developer advocate at Flutterwave. Ace is known for sharing his developer experiences through social media, technical writing, public speaking, and his YouTube channel. He also maintains Made in Nigeria -- a curation of awesome open source tools and projects built by Nigerian developers.

  • Typesense with Jason Bosco

    April 6th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  22 mins 17 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Ben interviews Jason Bosco, cofounder of Typesense, an open source search engine that’s optimized for both performance and ease of use. They talk about how Typesense compares to Algolia and Elasticsearch, how to get started using Typesense, and how you can get involved.

  • Rocket Surgery: Different flavors of frontend

    March 30th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 25 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Should all frontend developers know CSS and HTML like the back of their hand? What about React, Angular, Vue, and webpack? Where does the list end? In this episode, Kaelan and Brian talk about the nature of frontend and what that means for the future of the profession.

  • Founder Friday: David Thor of Architect.io

    March 26th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  37 mins 13 secs
    business, developer operations, devops, software engineering, tech, web development

    In this Founder Friday episode, Ben interviews David Thor, founder and CEO of Architect, the world’s first DevOps-as-a-Service platform. They talk about the DevOps landscape, how Architect improves developer productivity, and how it helps teams adopt best practices.

  • Expo with Charlie Cheever

    March 23rd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 58 secs
    expo, frontend development, mobile development, react native, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Ben interviews Charlie Cheever, CEO and cofounder of Expo. They talk about the difficulties of building a cross-platform app and what Expo is doing to make that easier for developers. They also get into the state of React Native and more.

  • goober with Cristian Bote

    March 16th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  20 mins 24 secs
    css-in-js, engineering, frontend development, javascript, software engineering, tech, web development
  • Shawn Swyx Wang: swyxtape vol. 1

    March 9th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  37 mins 19 secs
    developer experience, developer relations, devrel, frontend development, software engineering, tech, web development

    Ben and Brian talk to Shawn Wang, better known as Swyx, about infinite building, his experience as a Reddit moderator, blogging platforms, scaling developer relations, and more.

  • Alpine.js with Caleb Porzio

    March 2nd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 47 secs
    alpinejs, frontend development, javascript, javascript frameworks, software engineering, tech, web development

    Ben and Kate talk to Caleb Porzio about Alpine.js and what to expect in 2021. They also get into some of Caleb’s other creations like Laravel Livewire and makevscodeawesome.com.

  • Founder Friday: Tomas Reimers and Greg Foster of Screenplay

    February 26th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  25 mins 1 sec
    business, founder, founders, frontend development, mobile development, react native, software engineering, startup, tech

    In the second installment of our Founder Friday series, Ben talks with Screenplay cofounders, Tomas Reimers and Greg Foster. They discuss the technical details behind Screenplay, what it’s like trying to get funding during a pandemic, and the Screenplay roadmap.

  • Feathers with David Luecke

    February 23rd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 51 secs
    computer programming, frontend development, frontend web development, open source, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Ben and Kate talk to David Luecke, creator of Feathers, a framework for real-time applications and REST APIs. They talk about where Feathers fits in the fullstack framework space, pros and cons of building a modular framework, and what it has been like to maintain a project that needs to keep up with React. Spoiler alert: it’s hard.

  • RedwoodJS with David Price

    February 16th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  42 mins 50 secs
    frontend development, javascript, javascript frameworks, open source, software engineering, tech, web development

    Today, Ben and Kate interview David Price, a core member of RedwoodJS and developer-in-residence at Preston-Werner Ventures. They talk about what it means to be fullstack JAMstack, how RedwoodJS gives you your time back, and what it takes to create a highly collaborative open-source community.

  • Supabase with Paul Copplestone

    February 9th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 13 secs
    database, frontend development, frontend engineering, frontend web development, open source, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Today Ben and Kate talk with Paul Copplestone, CEO and cofounder of Supabase, the open source firebase alternative. They discuss how Supabase works, whats in store for 2021, why open source matters, and the role HackerNews played in Supabase’s launch.

  • Prisma with Nikolas Burk

    February 2nd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  37 mins 23 secs
    computer programming, database, frontend development, frontend engineering, open source, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Today Ben and Kate sit down with Nikolas Burk, Prisma’s Head of Developer Success. They talk about how Prisma helps developers build better web apps, how it works with TypeScript, the Prisma roadmap, and, of course, building an open-source community.

  • Founder Friday: Chris Mather of Elements

    January 29th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 35 secs
    business, founder, frontend development, javascript, software engineering, tech, web development

    This is our first-ever Founder Friday episode where we feature founders of startups and devtool projects. Today, Ben talks with Chris Mather, founder of Elements, a new fullstack JavaScript framework. Ben talks to Chris about how he created Elements, his journey from CTO to founder, the process of getting funding for the project, and how you can get started with Elements today.

  • Niche jokes and niche communities with Cassidy Williams

    January 26th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 45 secs
    developer experience, devrel, frontend development, frontend engineering, software engineering, web development

    In this episode, Brian and Ben talk with Cassidy Williams about being “tech famous,” web developer comedy as a genre, and what it’s like to create content specifically for web developers. We also get into developer experience for a little bit, touching on both the future and importance of niche communities.