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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  • 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.

  • Stripe and Tensorflow.js with Charlie Gerard

    September 27th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 43 secs
    api, stripe, tensorflow

    Charlie Gerard is a senior developer advocate at Stripe, a Google Developer Expert in web technologies, and author of Practical Machine Learning in JavaScript. Charlie joins us to talk about her work at Stripe, how she got started using Tensorflow.js, and more!

  • Routers, app development, and legos with Evan Bacon

    September 23rd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  40 mins 44 secs
    app development, expo router, native apps

    What if you could build the routes for native apps by creating files? Evan Bacon joins us to talk about the Expo Router he has been working on and more!

  • Svelvet with Andrew Widjaja

    September 21st, 2022  |  Season 2  |  17 mins 40 secs
    frontend, svelte, svelvet

    We sit down with the co-creator of Svelvet, Andrew Widjaja, to talk about how Svelvet allows developers to design beautiful flow charts easily, why they chose to create it for Svelte, and what’s coming up for the library.

  • Radix with Benoît Grélard

    September 20th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  27 mins 22 secs
    accessibility, frontend development, radix

    We sit down with Benoît Grélard, lead web developer at WorkOS and Radix maintainer, about Radix, the open-source UI component library for building high-quality, accessible design systems and web apps.