PodRocket - A web development podcast from LogRocket

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • 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.

  • Dan Abramov on React, RSCs, and the future [Repeat]

    April 24th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  35 mins 45 secs

    We welcome on The React Guy, Dan Abramov, to talk about his time working on the React core team, demystifying React Server Components, how React has evolved, and more!

  • TypeScript-powered backends for frontend devs with Aleksandra Sikora

    April 18th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  28 mins 7 secs

    We welcome back Aleksandra Sikora, Developer Experience Lead at EdgeDB, and talk to her about the importance of TypeScript-powered backends for frontend developers, focusing on scalability, performance improvements, tools like Redis for caching, and more.

  • What’s new with the Node.js test runner with Lucas Santos

    April 17th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  28 mins 22 secs

    Lucas Santos, senior software engineer at OpenVolt, shares his journey about experiencing frustrations with Jest while working at Klarna, to exploring better testing alternatives, and ultimately contributing to the Node.js test runner's core.

  • The Angular and Wiz merger with Minko Gechev

    April 11th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  31 mins 51 secs
    software engineering, web dev, web development

    With the recent merger of Angular and Wiz, a Google framework, Minko Gechev, Product and Developer Relations Lead for Angular, returns to talk about the latest news: Angular and Wiz are merging. So we delve into what that means, signals, and how Angular is evolving.

  • Optimizing URL parsing in Node with Yagiz Nizipli

    April 10th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  35 mins 26 secs
    url parsing

    Yagiz Nizipli, Senior Software Engineer at Sentry, talks about how to optimize URL parsing in Node.js, the development of the Ada parsing library, and future plans for enhancing the URL parser in Node.js.

  • Astro DB with Ben Holmes

    April 4th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  32 mins 49 secs
    web development

    On today’s episode, we talk to Ben Holmes, Software Deceloper at Astro, about the new release of Astro DB, Astro’s new database platform for content-driven websites.

  • React Components as a service with Steven Fabre

    April 3rd, 2024  |  Season 4  |  26 mins 35 secs
    react components

    We talk to Steven Fabre, Co-founder of Liveblocks, about the concept of React Components as a service, the challenges faced, and the focus on enabling collaborative experiences.