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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  • Why you should use Redux in 2024 with Mark Erikson

    July 18th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  39 mins 57 secs

    Mark Erikson, Redux maintainer and a senior front-end engineer at replay.io discusses why Redux remains a powerful tool for state management in 2024, the evolution of Redux Toolkit, and the common pitfalls developers face.

  • The State of JavaScript with Sacha Greif

    July 17th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  38 mins 38 secs

    On this episode, Sacha Greif, designer, developer, and entrepreneur, talks about the state of JavaScript in 2023 survey results. We discuss trends in the JavaScript ecosystem and the future of popular frameworks and tools. Learn about the challenges and innovations shaping the world of JavaScript today.

  • React Compiler with Sathya Gunasekaran and Joe Savona

    July 11th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  25 mins 41 secs

    Join Sathya Gunasekaran and Joe Savona from the React Team as they discuss latest advancements, challenges, and future plans for the React Compiler, an innovative tool designed to simplify and optimize development workflows.

  • CSS in React Server Components with Josh Comeau

    July 10th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  42 mins 14 secs
    css in react

    Josh Comeau, an indie hacker and educator, delves into CSS in React Server Components, shares his journey in web development, offers insights on server-side rendering, and provides tips on mastering CSS for JavaScript developers.

  • How to fall in love with CSS with Kevin Powell [Repeat]

    July 4th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  31 mins 30 secs

    In this repeat episode, Kevin Powell, CSS Evangelist, returns to talk about why CSS can be frustrating to developers and how to make working with it fun and enjoyable.

  • Your JavaScript runtime questions answered [Repeat]

    July 3rd, 2024  |  Season 4  |  44 mins 40 secs
    javascript, javascript runtime

    In this repeat episode, you asked us your most pressing questions about JavaScript runtimes, so join Matteo Collina, Node.js TSC member and Co-founder and CTO of Platformatic, and Kevin Whinnery, Dev Rel at Deno, as they answer those questions.

  • SolidStart v1 with Atila Fassina

    June 26th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  24 mins 21 secs

    Atila Fassina, a GDE for web technologies and SolidJS developer, discusses the exciting release of SolidStart v1.0, its unique philosophy, and the journey behind its development.

  • Vite's past, present and future with Matias Capeletto (Repeat)

    June 19th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  43 mins 50 secs
    vite, web development

    In this repeat episode, Matias Capeletto, Vite core team member, discusses Vite's history, development process, and its impact on the web development ecosystem, exploring future developments and its current state.

  • 50 shades of React rendering in Next.js with Ben Ilegbodu

    June 12th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  27 mins 2 secs
    next.js, react

    Ben Ilegbodu, a front-end tech lead at Netflix, explains React rendering in Next.js, covering various rendering strategies. He also discusses the transition from the pages router to the app router.

  • Mid-year recap, Vercel Ship, and remixing React Router

    June 6th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  39 mins 40 secs
    panel, react, recap, vercel

    Join Emily and PodRocket hosts Noel and Paul as they revisit predictions from last year, dive into the latest announcements from Vercel Ship including React 19 and Next.js 15, explore the merging of Remix into React Router, and share their hot takes on current industry trends.

  • Rethinking frontend architectures with data layers with Max Stoiber [Repeat]

    May 29th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  36 mins 40 secs
    data layers, graphql

    On this repeat, we talk to Max Stoiber, Co-founder of Stellate, about his experience working with GraphQL, how devs can understand and manage their data layer, and how to use his open-source project, Fuse, to simplify working in the data layer.

  • Stop lying to your users with Kent C. Dodds

    May 22nd, 2024  |  Season 4  |  25 mins 19 secs
    ui, ux

    Kent C. Dodds joins the podcast to discuss common user experience pitfalls in web development, emphasizing the unintentional 'lies' developers tell users through various practices. He covers the necessity for honesty in UI designs, covers some real-world examples, and explores strategies to combat these issues.

  • Visualizing Open Source Data in React with Brian Douglas

    May 16th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  36 mins 4 secs
    open source, react

    Brian Douglas, a seasoned consultant and educator, comes on the podcast to talk about the intricacies of visualizing open source data in React. From his journey starting at Netlify to building OpenSauced and engaging with the developer community at GitHub, Brian shares insights on challenges and innovations in data visualization within the React ecosystem.

  • Incomplete React with Sam Selikoff

    May 8th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  32 mins 12 secs

    In today’s episode, Sam Selikoff, educator and consultant in modern UI development, explores the depths of React and its place in the ecosystem. He talks about React's evolution, compares it with other frameworks, and discusses the innovative potential of server components and new React primitives.

  • Web development according to The Primeagen [Repeat]

    May 1st, 2024  |  Season 4  |  36 mins 34 secs
    web development trends

    On this repeat episode, The Primeagen, content creator, Twitch streamer, and all-around fun internet guy, gives his take on all the latest trends in web development.

  • AI and design systems with Brad Frost

    April 25th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  37 mins 35 secs

    Brad Frost dives deep into the world of design systems and AI integration, discussing the maturity of code versus visual design aspects, the power of component generation, the importance of organizational-specific solutions, and the role of human judgment in AI-driven workflows.