PodRocket - A web development podcast from LogRocket

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Shawn Swyx Wang: swyxtape vol. 2

    July 16th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 18 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, svelte, tech, technology, web development

    Curious about all of the hype around Svelte? Swyx joins us on this episode of PodRocket to talk about Svelte and all of the work he has been doing at Svelte Society.

  • DevRel, community management, and marketing with Kim Maida

    July 13th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 33 secs
    devrel, frontend development, frontend web development, marketing, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Which department should DevRel report to? How do you get started in a career in DevRel? Kim Maida, VP of Developer Relations at Ionic, joins us to answer all of your questions about DevRel.

  • Cypress with Gleb Bahmutov

    July 9th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 48 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, testing, web development

    In this episode, Ben interviews Gleb Bahmutov, Senior Director of Engineering at Mercari and former Distinguished Engineer at Cypress. Gleb joins us to talk about testing, Cypress, and how companies can successfully introduce end-to-end tests into their workflows.

  • The state of coding bootcamps with Monarch Wadia

    July 6th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  51 mins 22 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    In this episode, Brian and Kate talk to Monarch Wadia, cofounder of Mintbean. They talk about challenges bootcamp grads face, what the future of coding bootcamps look like, the process of hiring developers, and more.

  • Vue with Ben Hong

    June 30th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  32 mins 21 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Ben Hong shares how he got involved with Vue starting back in 2017(when everyone was talking about React).

    Learn about Ben Hong's experience with Vue, his thoughts on the framework wars, and more about Vue 3.

  • Rome and Rome Tools, Inc. with Sebastian McKenzie and Jamie Kyle

    June 29th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  39 mins 30 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    It's pretty common to see a fair amount of skepticism when open-source projects raise venture money and Rome was certainly not immune from the skepticism.

    In this episode, Ben and Kaelan talk to Sebastian McKenzie and Jamie Kyle about Rome Tools, Inc., the roadmap for Rome, and the experience of getting funding as an open-source tool.

  • Founder Friday: Fred Schott of Astro

    June 25th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  29 mins 53 secs
    frontend development, open source, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Why is it still difficult to build a website that's fast? Fred Schott returns to PodRocket to talk about Astro, a new kind of static site builder that delivers lightning-fast performance with a modern developer experience. Learn more in this episode.

  • 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.