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.

  • Founder Friday: Chris Mather of Elements

    January 29th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 35 secs
    business, founder, frontend development, javascript, software engineering, tech, web development

    This is our first-ever Founder Friday episode where we feature founders of startups and devtool projects. Today, Ben talks with Chris Mather, founder of Elements, a new fullstack JavaScript framework. Ben talks to Chris about how he created Elements, his journey from CTO to founder, the process of getting funding for the project, and how you can get started with Elements today.

  • Niche jokes and niche communities with Cassidy Williams

    January 26th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 45 secs
    developer experience, devrel, frontend development, frontend engineering, software engineering, web development

    In this episode, Brian and Ben talk with Cassidy Williams about being “tech famous,” web developer comedy as a genre, and what it’s like to create content specifically for web developers. We also get into developer experience for a little bit, touching on both the future and importance of niche communities.

  • Creating content for web developers with Jessica Chan

    January 19th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  25 mins 15 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, marketing, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Today, we have Jessica Chan from Coder Coder: a collection of resources that help aspiring web developers learn to code. Brian talks with Jessica about creating content for web developers, using YouTube and Instagram as platforms, building a brand, and we even launch into a few marketing rants.

  • Blitz.js with Brandon Bayer

    January 12th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  23 mins 37 secs
    frontend development, frontend engineering, software engineering, web development

    In today’s episode, Ben and Brian talk to Brandon Bayer, creator of Blitz.js. We take a deep dive into everything Blitz has to offer. More specifically, we address how Blitz compares with other fullstack frameworks and how Blitz balances being opinionated with being flexible for each aspect of the toolchain. We also talk about community building and beyond.

  • Rocket Surgery: Year in review

    January 12th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  33 mins 43 secs
    frontend development, frontend engineering, javascript, reactjs, software engineering, web development, webpack

    Brian sits down with Kaelan, one of LogRocket's frontend engineers, to talk about things that are coming in 2021. We also reflect on the most significant trends and updates to browsers, web standards, and programming languages throughout the course of 2020.

  • Component-driven development with Zoltan Olah

    January 12th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  27 mins 10 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Today, our co-founder Ben Edelstein sits down with the CEO and founder of Chromatic, Zoltan Olah. Ben and Zoltan discuss frontend testing, the philosophy of component-driven development, Storybook, and more.

  • Snowpack and webpack

    November 11th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 42 secs
    frontend development, frontend engineering, snowpack, software engineering, web development, webpack

    In this episode, Ben interviews Fred Schott, founder of Pika and creator of Snowpack. Brian sits down with one of LogRocket's frontend engineers to discuss webpack 5.