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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  • Redux Toolkit with Mark Erikson

    May 10th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  36 mins 38 secs

    Mark Erikson, Redux maintainer and creator of the Redux Toolkit, comes on to talk about how Redux has evolved and how developers can utilize the Redux Toolkit.

  • Go in 2023 with Johnny Boursiquot

    May 9th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  37 mins 25 secs

    Johnny Boursiquot is back on PodRocket to update us on the state of Go in 2023.

  • React Forget, PartyKit, and the future of web dev

    May 5th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  13 mins 13 secs
    partykit, react, react forget

    Want to listen to the best episodes of the past two weeks? In this roundup, we hear snippets from recent episodes with the React Core Team, Sunil Pai, and Josh Comeau. You can listen to the full episodes in the links below.

  • The WebContainer API with the StackBlitz team

    May 4th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  31 mins 17 secs
    stackblitz, webcontainer api

    Sylwia Vargas is a Developer Relations Lead at StackBlitz and Dominic Elm is a Founding Engineer and Team Lead at StackBlitz. They are joining us today to discuss WebContainers, the WebContainer API, what you can build with the API, and more!

  • Engineering and innovation with CTO of SoundCloud, Matthew Drooker

    May 3rd, 2023  |  Season 3  |  32 mins 47 secs
    engineering, innovation, soundcloud

    On today's episode, we sit down with the CTO of SoundCloud and former CTO at CNN Digital, Matthew Drooker.

    Matthew was at CNN Digital during a complete rewrite of the frontend. While at WarnerMedia, he did many things for March Madness. Matthew also focused on live video and VOD solutions for brands like HBO, TBS, TNT, and Turner Sports.

  • The React Core team talks React Forget and the future

    May 2nd, 2023  |  Season 3  |  40 mins 47 secs
    react, react compiler, react forget

    Joe Savona and Sathya Gunasekaran join us to talk about the React Optimizing Compiler. We talk about design decisions and the approach to building it. We also cover what the React team has been working on including React Server Components, Offscreen Rendering, and more!

  • Node 20, React, and AI with Theo Browne, Michael Chan, and Eve Porcello

    April 28th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  44 mins 26 secs
    ai next, github copilot, node, react

    Theo Browne, Michael Chan, and Eve Porcello join us on PodRocket to talk about React in 2023, Next.js 13, Node 20, GitHub Copilot, AI, innovation, and so much more. Listen now!

  • State of the Node.js core with Colin Ihrig

    April 27th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  27 mins 10 secs
    node 20, node js

    With the latest release of Node 20, Colin Ihrig, member of the Node Core Technical and Steering Committees, comes to give us the state of the current Node.js core and what’s to come for Node.

  • Building video games in React with Joe Hart

    April 26th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  29 mins 40 secs
    react, video games

    Ever wanted to know how to build a video game with React? Joe Hart, a web engineering consultant, teaches us how to build “Age of Empires 2” using React.

  • Micro-frontends with Natalia Venditto

    April 25th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  28 mins 37 secs

    Natalia Venditto is a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft, she leads the JavaScript and Node.js end-to-end experience on Azure. Natalia joins us today to talk about micro-frontends and how they can help developers.

  • React's re-rendering with Ankita Kulkarni

    April 21st, 2023  |  Season 3  |  28 mins 43 secs
    performance, re-rendering, react

    Ankita Kulkarni joins us today to talk about how to use useMemo to help performance, how to minimize component re-renderings, and other performance tips in React.

  • React and frontend development with Josh Comeau

    April 20th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  23 mins 32 secs
    ai, frontend development, react

    Will AI take our jobs? Is React still a good choice? Josh Comeau joins us to talk about React, the future of web development, and more.

  • AI code conversion with Thomas Lopes

    April 19th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  25 mins 8 secs
    ai, codeverter, web development

    With the rise of AI tools, we talk to Thomas Lopes, the creator of Codeverter, a code conversion tool hosted by Vercel, about how he sees AI will build and transform tools in web development.

  • PartyKit with Sunil Pai

    April 17th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  35 mins 58 secs

    Sunil Pai was formerly on the React core team, he built a popular css-in-js library called glamor and built the Cloudflare Workers CLI. Sunil has worked at multiple companies like Yahoo, Visa, Flipkart, Oculus/Facebook/Meta, JP Morgan, and Cloudflare, he also co-created babel macros and has made a number of contributions to the JavaScript ecosystem. Sunil joins us today to talk about his experience as well as his latest project, PartyKit.

  • Migrating to NoSQL with Michael Lynn

    April 14th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  34 mins 35 secs
    migrating databases, mongodb, nosql

    On today’s episode, Michael Lynn joins us to talk about migrating databases, NoSQL, MongoDB, and more.

  • React Hooks broke my tests with Daniel Afonso

    April 12th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  31 mins 30 secs
    react, react hooks

    React Hooks can seem great, but when it comes time for testing, they can point out issues. Daniel Afonso, Dev Advocate at OLX, teaches us how to reconfigure how to test React applications to work better with React Hooks.