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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  • Introducing LogRocket’s Galileo

    October 27th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  7 mins 50 secs
    dev tools, logrocket

    Today, we have a message from LogRocket, the company behind PodRocket. LogRocket CEO, Matthew Arbesfeld, and Senior Engineering Manager, Renzo Lucioni, sit down to talk about LogRocket's new machine learning layer Galileo. Galileo cuts through the noise of traditional monitoring and analytics tools while proactively scanning your applications to surface the most critical issues impacting your users.

  • Gatsby 5 with Khaled Garbaya

    October 26th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 36 secs
    gatsby 5

    Gatsby 5 is coming soon! Khaled Garbaya joins us to talk about what’s new in Gatsby 5, how partial hydration is implemented, and more.

  • How Vite makes Nuxt possible with Daniel Roe

    October 25th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  51 mins 46 secs
    nuxt, vite

    We welcome back Daniel Roe, framework architect and Nuxt core team member, to discuss his latest talk from Vite Conf, “How Vite makes Nuxt possible.”

  • The starter kit for design systems with Jonas Ulrich and Daniel Ley

    October 21st, 2022  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 36 secs
    component library, design systems, low code framework, web frontends

    kickstartDS is a low-code framework and comprehensive component library that enables development teams to create consistent and brand-compliant web frontends. Jonas Ulrich and Daniel Ley join us to talk about kickstartDS, the starter kit for Design Systems.

  • Reverse engineering a private API with Joyce Lin

    October 19th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  27 mins 15 secs
    api, postman, private api, reverse engineering

    We sit down with Joyce Lin, Head of Developer Relations at Postman, to talk APIs, how to reverse engineer a private API, and why web developers should have this tool in their toolbox.

  • The Launch Pad with Cassidy Williams, Michael Chan, and Alex Trost

    October 18th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  50 mins 46 secs
    frontend development, javascript, react, web development, webdev

    In our first-ever panel episode, PodRocket Producer Emily brings together Cassidy Williams, Michael Chan, and Alex Trost to talk about breaking up with React, web components, and the pros and cons of using Prettier. Plus, hot takes that will make you ask, is this a web development podcast?

  • Open sourcing Postgres WASM with Mark Burggraf

    October 14th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 48 secs
    opensource, postgres, snaplet, supabase

    Supabase teamed up with Snaplet to build (and open source) postgres-wasm, a PostgreSQL server that runs inside a browser. Mark Burggraf join us to talk about how it all works.

  • Elastic with Philipp Krenn

    October 13th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  41 mins
    elastic, elasticsearch

    Developer Advocate, Philipp Krenn, joins us to talk about all things Elastic including Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack.

  • Atomic design and the future of design systems with Brad Frost

    October 12th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  50 mins 14 secs
    design systems, frontend design

    Brad Frost, joins us to talk about frontend design, the importance of design systems, and more.

  • Zero-dependency CLIs with Node.js with Ian Sutherland

    October 11th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  29 mins 38 secs
    cli, zero dependency clis

    Ian Sutherland, Node.js core contributor and Architect and Developer Experience Lead at Neo Financial, joins the pod to talk about zero-dependency CLIs, why they’re fun to build, and what they can teach us about developing other applications.

  • The Developer Productivity Manifesto with Nnamdi Iregbulem

    October 7th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  40 mins
    developer productivity, frontend development

    We welcome Nnamdi Iregbulem, Partner at Lightspeed, self-taught programmer, investor, and more, to talk about his latest conference talk, “The Developer Productivity Manifesto,” in his venture to help developers understand both the technical and economic impact of their own productivity.

  • Reimagining Web Development in Your Browser with Adewale Abati

    October 5th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  36 mins
    browser-based ides, codesandbox, web development

    Adewale “Ace” Abati, Senior Developer Advocate for CodeSandbox, comes back to PodRocket to talk about how CodeSandbox has evolved and how developers can pivot their own web development to browser-based IDEs.

  • Component testing with Playwright with Debbie O'Brien

    October 4th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  29 mins 46 secs
    component testing, end to end testing, microsoft, playwright

    Debbie O’Brien, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft and advocate for Playwright, comes to talk about how Playwright provides end-to-end testing, component testing, and more!

  • Live streaming and learning in public with Salma Alam-Naylor (aka whitep4nth3r)

    September 30th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  37 mins
    content, livestreaming, twitch

    Salma Alam-Naylor, also known as whitep4nth3r, is a live streamer, writer, and Staff Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify. Salma joins us to talk about Twitch, creating content, learning, writing, and more!

  • Temporal with Maxim Fateev and Ryland Goldstein

    September 29th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  48 mins 13 secs
    development, open source, operations

    Temporal is a developer-first, open-source platform that ensures the successful execution of services and applications. We talk to Maxim Fateev, CEO and co-founder, and Ryland Goldstein, Head of Product, about how Temporal simplifies development and operations, and the future of the product.

  • Brain.js with Robert Plummer

    September 28th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  40 mins
    brain.js, javascript, neural networks

    Robert Plummer is the maintainer of Brain.js and GPU.js and a fullstack engineer at iFit. Robert joins us to talk about JavaScript, neural networks, and more.