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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  • 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.

  • Aviator with Ankit Jain

    September 2nd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  35 mins 8 secs
    automation, engineering productivity, workflows

    Aviator is a suite of tools to avoid broken builds, manage stacked PRs, simplify cumbersome merge processes, and suppress flaky tests. Ankit Jain, Co-Founder and CEO at Aviator, joins us to talk about his experience leading high-growth teams, how Aviator is improving engineering productivity for teams, and more.

  • AnimXYZ with Mattan and Miles Ingram

    August 31st, 2022  |  Season 2  |  39 mins 50 secs
    frontend development, javascript, web development

    We talk to Mattan and Miles Ingram, creators of AnimXYZ, about how they set out to create a JavaScript animation library where you can program animations using plain English.

  • StackBlitz with Tomek Sułkowski

    August 30th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  45 mins 46 secs
    ide, node, webcontainers

    StackBlitz is an online IDE where you can create Angular, React, and Vue projects quickly and easily in your browser. Tomek Sułkowski, Founding Engineer and DevRel at StackBlitz, joins us to talk about WebContainers, running Node in the browser, and more.

  • Lunchbox.js with Sander Moolin

    August 26th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  35 mins 22 secs
    custom rendering, threejs, vue

    Sander Moolin, web and game developer at Breakfast Studio, joins us to talk about Lunchbox.js — a Vue 3/ThreeJS custom renderer. Listen now!

  • Building tech for social good with low-code tools with Vic Vijayakumar

    August 24th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  32 mins
    impactful tech, low code tools, social good

    When Vic Vijayakumar saw his daughter’s preschool struggling with an inefficient and non-digital admissions process, he decided to lend a hand by building an admissions system using low-code tools with limited costs. He joins us to talk about this project and how other developers can provide impactful tech while cutting time and costs.

  • Deno and Fresh with Luca Casonato

    August 23rd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  32 mins
    framework, full stack, javascript, typescript

    Deno is a simple, modern, and secure runtime for JavaScript, TypeScript, and WebAssembly. Today, we talk with Luca Casonato, member of the Deno core team and creator of Fresh, a full stack modern web framework for JavaScript and TypeScript developers. What is Fresh? How do we pronounce Deno? We answer these questions and more in this episode!

  • grammY: The Telegram Bot framework with Steffen Trog

    August 19th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  35 mins 36 secs
    bot frameworks, open source, telegram

    grammY is an easy to use, flexible, and scalable Telegram Bot framework. In this episode, we talk to Steffen Trog, open source advocate and founder of grammY about how he created grammY and how he is working to build an inclusive and involved open source community.

  • Tell us what you think of PodRocket!

    August 18th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  1 min 5 secs
    frontend development, logrocket, podrocket, technology podcast, web development

    We want to hear from you! We want to know what you love about the podcast and what we can improve. What do you want to hear more about? Who do you want to see on the show? Our producers want to know, and if you talk with us, we'll send you a $25 gift card.