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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  • Deno with Ryan Dahl

    December 14th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  31 mins 25 secs
    deno, javascript runtimes, nodejs, web development

    We sit down with Ryan Dahl, creator of Deno and Node.js, to talk about his experience in web development, why he created Node.js, and why he sees Deno as the next step for JavaScript runtimes.

  • Engineering at Mailchimp with CTO, Eric Muntz

    December 13th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  35 mins 47 secs

    CTO of Mailchimp, Eric Muntz, joins us to talk about how he started as a software engineer at Mailchimp almost thirteen years ago, the engineering team's mission statement, a few “ghost” stories, and more.

  • What makes pnpm performant with Zoltan Kochan

    December 9th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  31 mins 20 secs

    We sit down with Zoltan Kochan, creator of pnpm, an efficient and fast package manager, to talk about his Vite Conf talk, “What makes pnpm performant.”

  • Figma with Dylan Field

    December 7th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  46 mins 22 secs
    design, development, figma

    CEO and Co-Founder of Figma, Dylan Field, joins us to talk about the collaborative design tool, the importance of design, the early stages of Figma, and more.

  • Making typesafe APIs easy with tRPC with Trash Dev

    December 6th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  24 mins 6 secs
    trpc, typesafe api

    Chris Bautista, Senior Software Engineer at Netflix, also known as Trash Dev online and to his Twitch community, joins us to go through his recent Next.js Conf talk, “Making typesafe APIs easy with tRPC.”

  • The future of Angular with Minko Gechev

    December 2nd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  28 mins 50 secs

    In this episode, we talk to Minko Gechev, Angular Product Lead, about what is new in Angular v15 and what to expect from Angular in the future.

  • A guide to React rendering behavior with Mark Erikson

    November 30th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  39 mins 50 secs
    react, react rendering

    Mark Erikson, Senior Frontend Engineer at Replay and Redux maintainer, rejoins the pod to talk about his latest conference talk, “A guide to React rendering behavior,” where he goes in-depth about React rendering and issues that can appear while attempting it.

  • Next.js 13, Vercel, and the future with Guillermo Rauch

    November 29th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  49 mins 30 secs
    next 13, next js

    Hot off the Next.js 13 announcement, Guillermo Rauch returns to PodRocket to talk about all the new Next 13 features, how Next has changed since its inception, and the future of the framework as it continues to grow.

  • Deno and Fresh with Luca Casonato (Repeat)

    November 25th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  30 mins
    deno, fresh, fullstack, javascript, runtime, typescript, web framework

    Originally published on August 23rd, 2022.
    We are taking some time off from production. We will be back with new episodes on November 29th.

    Deno is a simple, modern, and secure runtime for JavaScript, TypeScript, and WebAssembly. Today, we talk with Luca Casonato, member of the Deno core team and creator of Fresh, a full stack modern web framework for JavaScript and TypeScript developers. What is Fresh? How do we pronounce Deno? We answer these questions and more in this episode!

  • Remix and React Router with Michael Jackson (Repeat)

    November 23rd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 26 secs
    remix, web app architecture, web apps

    Originally published on August 9th, 2022
    We are taking some time off from production. We will be back with new episodes on November 29th.

    Remix is a full-stack web framework that lets you focus on the user interface. We talk to Michael Jackson, co-founder of Remix and creator of React Router, about Remix, nested routes, improving UI, and more.

  • SuperTokens with Advait Ruia and Rishabh Poddar

    November 22nd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  27 mins 50 secs
    authentication, open-source, supertokens

    On today's episode, we talk to the creators of SuperTokens. SuperTokens is an open-source authentication solution offering features like different types of login, access control, session control, and more. It's quick to implement and easy to customize. Learn more about SuperTokens in this episode.

  • The future of Jamstack is composable with Tim Benniks

    November 18th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  39 mins 52 secs

    Tim Benniks, principal developer advocate at Uniform, joins us to talk about his latest talk from this year’s Jamstack Conf, “The future of Jamstack is composable.”

  • Qwik and Qwik City with Miško Hevery

    November 17th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  37 mins 50 secs
    frameworks, javascript, qwik, qwik city, server side rendering

    Qwik is a new kind of web framework that can deliver instant loading web applications at any size. Miško Hevery is the creator of Angular and Qwik and CTO of Builder.io. Miško joins us today to talk about Qwik and Qwik’s meta-framework, Qwik City.

  • The Edge is cool, but what about the data? With Obinna Ekwuno

    November 16th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  28 mins 34 secs
    data, edge, jamstack conf

    We talk to Developer Advocate Obinna Ekwuno about his most recent talk, “The Edge is cool, but what about the data?” from this year’s Jamstack Conf.

  • Retool engineering with Snir Kodesh

    November 15th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  44 mins 32 secs
    #retool #internaltools #devexperience

    Snir Kodesh is the Head of Engineering at Retool and previously the Director of Engineering at Lyft. We talk to Snir about how Retool allows you to build internal tools remarkably fast, the state of developer experience, Retool Mobile, and more.

  • Redwood, startups, and the future with Tom Preston-Werner (Repeat)

    November 11th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  47 mins 20 secs
    devtools, redwoodjs, startups

    Originally published on July 19th, 2022. We are taking some time off from production. We will be back with new episodes on November 15th. In this episode, we talk to Tom Preston-Werner, creator of RedwoodJS, Jekyll, and cofounder of GitHub, about why he wanted to create RedwoodJS, how it benefits startups, and the future of investing in startups.