PodRocket - A web development podcast from LogRocket

About the show

PodRocket covers everything you need to know about frontend web development on a weekly basis. Join LogRocket cofounder Ben Edelstein, the LogRocket engineering team, and more, as they interview experienced developers about all the libraries, frameworks, and tech industry issues they deal with every day.

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  • Reimagining Web Development in Your Browser with Adewale Abati

    October 5th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  36 mins
    browser-based ides, codesandbox, web development

    Adewale “Ace” Abati, Senior Developer Advocate for CodeSandbox, comes back to PodRocket to talk about how CodeSandbox has evolved and how developers can pivot their own web development to browser-based IDEs.

  • Component testing with Playwright with Debbie O'Brien

    October 4th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  29 mins 46 secs
    component testing, end to end testing, microsoft, playwright

    Debbie O’Brien, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft and advocate for Playwright, comes to talk about how Playwright provides end-to-end testing, component testing, and more!

  • Live streaming and learning in public with Salma Alam-Naylor (aka whitep4nth3r)

    September 30th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  37 mins
    content, livestreaming, twitch

    Salma Alam-Naylor, also known as whitep4nth3r, is a live streamer, writer, and Staff Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify. Salma joins us to talk about Twitch, creating content, learning, writing, and more!

  • Temporal with Maxim Fateev and Ryland Goldstein

    September 29th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  48 mins 13 secs
    development, open source, operations

    Temporal is a developer-first, open-source platform that ensures the successful execution of services and applications. We talk to Maxim Fateev, CEO and co-founder, and Ryland Goldstein, Head of Product, about how Temporal simplifies development and operations, and the future of the product.

  • Brain.js with Robert Plummer

    September 28th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  40 mins
    brain.js, javascript, neural networks

    Robert Plummer is the maintainer of Brain.js and GPU.js and a fullstack engineer at iFit. Robert joins us to talk about JavaScript, neural networks, and more.

  • Stripe and Tensorflow.js with Charlie Gerard

    September 27th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 43 secs
    api, stripe, tensorflow

    Charlie Gerard is a senior developer advocate at Stripe, a Google Developer Expert in web technologies, and author of Practical Machine Learning in JavaScript. Charlie joins us to talk about her work at Stripe, how she got started using Tensorflow.js, and more!

  • Routers, app development, and legos with Evan Bacon

    September 23rd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  40 mins 44 secs
    app development, expo router, native apps

    What if you could build the routes for native apps by creating files? Evan Bacon joins us to talk about the Expo Router he has been working on and more!

  • Svelvet with Andrew Widjaja

    September 21st, 2022  |  Season 2  |  17 mins 40 secs
    frontend, svelte, svelvet

    We sit down with the co-creator of Svelvet, Andrew Widjaja, to talk about how Svelvet allows developers to design beautiful flow charts easily, why they chose to create it for Svelte, and what’s coming up for the library.

  • Radix with Benoît Grélard

    September 20th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  27 mins 22 secs
    accessibility, frontend development, radix

    We sit down with Benoît Grélard, lead web developer at WorkOS and Radix maintainer, about Radix, the open-source UI component library for building high-quality, accessible design systems and web apps.

  • The next generation of tech is on TikTok with Aaroh Mankad

    September 16th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  45 mins
    tech community, tiktok, webdevelopment

    Aaroh Mankad, Developer Experience Engineer at Plaid, talks about how developers can leverage TikTok to learn about web development, get jobs in the industry, and how the tech community in general is moving to the platform.

  • PodRocket presents: All things serverless with Compressed.fm

    September 15th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 2 mins

    We'll be back with our PodRocket episodes tomorrow but today, we're bringing you a guest episode with James and Amy from Compressed.fm — a weekly podcast focused on web development and design with a little bit of zest. This podcast was born out of a passion for teaching shared by the two co-hosts, Amy Dutton and James Quick.

  • Stop polling, let’s go streaming with Phil Wilkins

    September 14th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  44 mins
    apis, polling, streaming

    We talk to Phil Wilkins, Cloud Developer Evangelist at Oracle, about his recent talk, “Stop Polling, Let’s Go Streaming,” where we take a deep dive into the world of APIs and talk about when developers should use streaming instead of polling.

  • Building a consistent developer experience with Ravi Lachhman

    September 13th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  25 mins 38 secs
    developer experiences, harness

    We talk to Ravi Lachhman, Principal Product Manager at Harness, about his work at Harness and his recent conference talk, “KISS - Building a Consistent Developer Experience,” where he gives actionable insights into creating and maintaining good developer experiences.

  • Vitest and VueUse with Anthony Fu

    September 9th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  42 mins 10 secs
    framework, vite, vitest, vue

    Anthony Fu is a core team member of Vue, Nuxt, and Vite. Anthony is also the creator of Vitest, Slidev, VueUse, UnoCSS, and more! In this episode, we get caught up on Vitest, a blazing fast unit test powered by Vite, and VueUse, a collection of essential Vue composition utilities. Listen now!

  • Docusaurus 2.0 with Sébastien Lorber

    September 7th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  33 mins
    documentation websites, optimization, website builder

    After four years, the highly anticipated Docusaurus 2.0 was recently released. We talk to Sébastien Lorber, maintainer of Docusaurus, about what’s new in the documentation website builder.

  • Ultra with Omar Mashaal

    September 6th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  32 mins 40 secs
    deno, esm, react, web framework

    We talk to Omar Mashaal, creator of the Ultra web framework, about how Ultra, built on Deno with React 18, allows developers to write code and serve it as ESM in whatever format or project structure.