PodRocket - A web development podcast from LogRocket

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Gatsby with Kyle Mathews

    June 22nd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 30 secs
    cms, frontend development, frontend web development, gatsby, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    In this episode, Ben interviews Kyle Mathews, Founder and CTO of Gatsby. They cover v3, Functions, Gatsby Cloud, and Gatsby's goals for the future (including faster builds).

  • How to use Wormhole for simple, private file sharing with Feross Aboukhadijeh

    June 15th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  29 mins
    encryption, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    In this episode, Ben interviews Feross Aboukhadijeh about Wormhole. Wormhole is a file sending tool that lets you quickly share files with end-to-end encryption and a link that automatically expires. So you can keep what you share private and make sure your stuff doesn't stay online forever.

  • Rocket Surgery: Kaelan and Chris Coyier compare notes

    June 8th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 5 secs
    css, frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Are you up to speed on all of this new CSS stuff? Chris Coyier and Kaelan compare notes on CSS and frontend development (they also discuss MDN plus).

  • Continuing education with Eve Porcello

    June 1st, 2021  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 50 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, graphql, react, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    In this episode, we talk to Eve Porcello about her experience teaching web development and Moon Highway, a training and curriculum development company she runs with her husband, Alex Banks.

  • Founder Friday: Johan Eliasson of Nhost

    May 28th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  22 mins 50 secs
    computer programming, database, open source, software engineering, startup, tech, technology, web development

    Johan Eliasson joins us to talk about Nhost, an open-source, Backend-as-a-service with a GraphQL API. How does Nhost compare to Firebase and Supabase? Learn more in this episode.

  • The middle-end and subtweeting with Laurie Barth

    May 25th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  39 mins 45 secs
    software engineering, tech, web development

    In this episode, Brian interviews Laurie Barth, Senior Software Engineer at Netflix, about what it means to be a middle-end developer, job titles, and Web Dev Twitter.

  • GraphQL 101 with Anthony Campolo

    May 18th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 27 secs
    frontend development, graphql, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    We sit down with Anthony Campolo to talk about the history, common misconceptions, and increased popularity of GraphQL.

  • Open source at Facebook with Dmitry Vinnik

    May 11th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 8 secs
    developer advocate, developer relations, open source, open source technology, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Facebook Open Source now has over 600 publicly available projects in its portfolio including some well-known projects like React, React Native, PyTorch, Docusaurus, GraphQL, Jest, and more.

    Listen to this episode of PodRocket to hear Dmitry Vinnick, a Developer Advocate at Facebook Open Source, talk about what it means to be open source at Facebook, how to manage such a large portfolio, and what it's like to engage with a community remotely.

  • Redux is alive and well with Mark Erikson

    May 4th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  45 mins 58 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, react, redux, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    What is modern Redux? What is it with the obsession of declaring Redux dead? In this episode, Ben and Brian interview Mark Erikson to talk about all things Redux.

  • Founder Friday: Madeleine Reese of Allma

    April 30th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 56 secs
    business, frontend development, incident management, software engineering, startup, tech, web development

    Ben interviews Madeleine Reese, Founder and CEO of Allma. Allma is building next-generation alerting, incident response, and service cataloging natively in Slack. Their focus is on helping the entire organization to resolve incidents faster and be able to communicate more effectively during an incident. Learn more about Allma in this episode.

  • Firebase, development, and design in 2021 with David East

    April 27th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  28 mins 4 secs
    design, developer relations, firebase, frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    In this episode, Ben and Kate talk to David East, Developer Relations Engineer at Firebase. They talk about the three tiers of the Firebase product -- Build, Release & Monitor, and Engage. They also get into design vs. development and what that means for web developers in 2021.

  • 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.