PodRocket - A web development podcast from LogRocket

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Founder Friday: Ustin Zarubin of Batch

    August 27th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 56 secs
    business, software engineering, startup, tech, web development

    It's Founder Friday on PodRocket where we highlight founders of startups in the dev tools space. In this episode, we talk with Ustin Zarubin, CEO and cofounder of Batch, a platform of SaaS tooling for event driven systems.

  • Epic React, quality content, and office hours with Kent C. Dodds

    August 24th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  51 mins 6 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, react, reactjs, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    We sat down with Kent C. Dodds to talk about his mission to improve the world with quality software. Kent has content on Egghead.io and Frontend Masters he also created Testing JavaScript and Epic React. In this episode, we talk about what it's like to teach software development, and, one of our favorite topics of discussion, creating quality content. Listen wherever you get your podcasts and be sure to check out the video recording on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efw1wQ9VUZU.

  • Writing audio apps in JavaScript with Nick Thompson

    August 20th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  33 mins 38 secs
    frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    NOTE: In this episode, Nick takes us through a demo of Elementary. You can check out the video for this recording on our YouTube channel.

    We interview Nick Thompson, creator of Elementary Audio, a JavaScript runtime based on Node.js for writing native audio applications, as well as a library and framework for composing audio signal processes.

  • RxJS with Ben Lesh

    August 17th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 15 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, rxjs, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    In this episode, we sit down with Ben Lesh, RxJS Project Lead. We wanted to know more about observables, use cases, and common pitfalls when using RxJS. Learn more in this episode.

  • Envelop, GraphQL, and The Guild with Uri Goldshtein

    August 10th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 55 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, graphql, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    In this episode, we talk to the founder of The Guild, Uri Goldshtein. We discuss Envelop (a new GraphQL plugin system) as well as other projects The Guild is working on.

  • Expo: Part 2 with Brent Vatne

    August 6th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  34 mins 22 secs
    expo, mobile development, react native, software engineering, tech, technology

    Ben interviews Brent Vatne, Engineering Manager at Expo, to talk about Expo SDK 42, React Native, and we also have a special announcement about LogRocket!

  • Professional YouTubing with Jessica Chan

    August 3rd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  44 mins 23 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, marketing, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Jessica Chan joins us for a second interview to talk about her decision to focus on YouTubing full time. Jessica shares the importance of YouTube thumbnails, the future of YouTube tutorials, and more.

  • Rust with Luca Palmieri

    July 30th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 10 secs
    backend development, rust, software engineering, tech, web development

    In the episode, Ben and Kaelan interview Luca Palmieri, author of Zero To Production In Rust. They talk about the Rust ecosystem, Rust frameworks, and telemetry for Rust APIs.

  • vanilla-extract with Mark Dalgleish

    July 27th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 58 secs
    css, frontend development, frontend web development, javascript, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    In this episode, Ben interviews Mark Dalgleish about CSS Modules and vanilla-extract, which is basically “CSS Modules-in-TypeScript” but with scoped CSS variables. Listen to this episode to learn more about vanilla-extract and how to use it in your next project.

  • Remotion with Jonny Burger

    July 20th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  24 mins 47 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, javascript, react, reactjs, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Remotion gives you the tools for video creation, but the rules of React stay the same. Ben interviews Jonny Burger, creator of Remotion, to talk about how developers can create videos programmatically using React.

  • Shawn Swyx Wang: swyxtape vol. 2

    July 16th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 18 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, svelte, tech, technology, web development

    Curious about all of the hype around Svelte? Swyx joins us on this episode of PodRocket to talk about Svelte and all of the work he has been doing at Svelte Society.

  • DevRel, community management, and marketing with Kim Maida

    July 13th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 33 secs
    devrel, frontend development, frontend web development, marketing, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Which department should DevRel report to? How do you get started in a career in DevRel? Kim Maida, VP of Developer Relations at Ionic, joins us to answer all of your questions about DevRel.

  • Cypress with Gleb Bahmutov

    July 9th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 48 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, testing, web development

    In this episode, Ben interviews Gleb Bahmutov, Senior Director of Engineering at Mercari and former Distinguished Engineer at Cypress. Gleb joins us to talk about testing, Cypress, and how companies can successfully introduce end-to-end tests into their workflows.

  • The state of coding bootcamps with Monarch Wadia

    July 6th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  51 mins 22 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    In this episode, Brian and Kate talk to Monarch Wadia, cofounder of Mintbean. They talk about challenges bootcamp grads face, what the future of coding bootcamps look like, the process of hiring developers, and more.

  • Vue with Ben Hong

    June 30th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 21 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Ben Hong shares how he got involved with Vue starting back in 2017(when everyone was talking about React).

    Learn about Ben Hong's experience with Vue, his thoughts on the framework wars, and more about Vue 3.

  • Rome and Rome Tools, Inc. with Sebastian McKenzie and Jamie Kyle

    June 29th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  39 mins 30 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    It's pretty common to see a fair amount of skepticism when open-source projects raise venture money and Rome was certainly not immune from the skepticism.

    In this episode, Ben and Kaelan talk to Sebastian McKenzie and Jamie Kyle about Rome Tools, Inc., the roadmap for Rome, and the experience of getting funding as an open-source tool.