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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  • Lexical with Elena Bukareva and Acy Watson

    July 6th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  36 mins 40 secs
    framework, meta, texteditor

    In this episode, we talk about Lexical, the new extensible text editor framework from Meta, with Elena Bukareva, software engineering manager at Meta, and Acy Watson, software engineer for the Lexical core team.

  • Storybook with Chantastic (Repeat)

    July 5th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  51 mins 59 secs
    chromatic, storybook, web development

    Chantastic joins us to talk about Chromatic, component-driven development, testing, Spider-Man, and more.

  • Modern React with Paige Niedringhaus (Repeat)

    July 1st, 2022  |  Season 2  |  50 mins
    frontend development, frontend web development, react, reactjs, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Paige Niedringhaus, Staff Software Engineer at Blues Wireless and author of the Modernizing React Apps course, joins us to talk about keeping your React application up to date, challenges React developers are experiencing, VS Code extensions that you should try, career changes, and more.

  • The state of CSS in 2022 with Adam Argyle

    June 29th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  49 mins 3 secs
    browser compatibility, cascade layers, css

    We welcome Adam Argyle back onto the pod as we discuss his latest talk from Google I/O 2022, “The State of CSS in 2022.” We talk browser compatibility, cascade layers, color, and so much more.

  • Data on the Edge with Greg Brimble

    June 28th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  28 mins
    cloudflare, data, edge

    We talk to Greg Brimble, Systems Engineer at Cloudflare, about his talk from this year’s Remix Conf, “Full Stack Fast: Data on the Edge.” He covers what the Edge is, how Cloudflare fits into Edge computing, and more.

  • Apollo with Peggy Rayzis

    June 24th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  38 mins 10 secs
    app development, graphql, supergraph

    Modern app development is complex and developers have to keep pace with the change of innovation and everything that's constantly being asked of them. Apollo aims to simplify that process by helping developers build a supergraph, a unified network of all your data services and capabilities. Peggy Rayzis, Developer Experience Lead at Apollo, joins us to talk about the supergraph, GraphQL, and more.

  • Debugging async JavaScript with Jenn Creighton

    June 23rd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  36 mins 44 secs
    async, javascript

    Today we talk with Jenn Creighton, Senior Software Engineer at Netflix and host of single-threaded: a software developer podcast, about debugging, error handling, and her recent conference talk at React Miami.

  • PlanetScale data with Sam Lambert

    June 22nd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 35 secs
    data, database

    We talk to Sam Lambert, CEO of PlanetScale, the MySQL-compatible serverless database platform made for developers.

  • Scaling CSS with Stephanie Eckles

    June 21st, 2022  |  Season 2  |  36 mins 5 secs
    css, design

    Stephanie Eckles is the author of ModernCSS.dev, which provides modern solutions to old CSS problems as in-depth tutorials. Stephanie is an instructor, speaker, and frontend engineer as well as the creator of Style Stage, SmolCSS, and 11ty.Rocks. Stephanie joins us to talk about how to improve your CSS skills.

  • What's new in Firebase with Kirupa Chinnathambi

    June 17th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  22 mins 7 secs
    data, firebase, google

    Kirupa Chinnathambi, Product Manager at Google, joins us to talk about Firebase Extensions, integrations, and more.

  • Vue Storefront with Filip Rakowski

    June 15th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  31 mins 35 secs
    ecommerce, vue

    We talk to Filip Rakowski, Co-founder and CTO of Vue Storefront, a lightning-fast frontend platform for headless commerce. We talk about eCommerce frontend frameworks and how to connect Vue Storefront to other eCommerce services.

  • Xata with Monica Sarbu

    June 14th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  32 mins 30 secs
    data, startup

    In this episode, we talk about Xata, the serverless database that feels like a spreadsheet. CEO and Founder, Monica Sarbu, joins us to talk about the work the Xata team is doing to fix the DX story around databases, the future of data, and more.

  • Balancing flexibility and consistency in component libraries with Siddharth Kshetrapal

    June 10th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  42 mins 10 secs
    design, ui

    Siddharth Kshetrapal, Design System Engineer at GitHub, joins us to talk about integrating APIs and component libraries, design systems, his upcoming talk at React Summit, and more.

  • Turborepo with Jared Palmer

    June 8th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  39 mins 10 secs
    frontend, turborepo, vercel, web development

    In this episode, we talk to the creator of Turborepo and Vercel Team Lead, Jared Palmer, about why he created Turborepo, the current state of monorepos, how to move from Lerna, and more!

  • Chakra UI with Segun Adebayo

    June 7th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 54 secs
    design, design system, frontend development, ui

    Segun Adebayo, the creator of Chakra UI, joins us to talk about design, the future of Chakra, component libraries, and the work he has been doing at Vercel.

  • Building data-driven APIs at the Edge with Rob Sutter

    June 3rd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  45 mins 9 secs
    apis, edge computing, serverless

    In this episode, we talk to Rob Sutter, Head of Developer Advocacy at Fauna, about how to build data-driven APIs at the Edge, Fauna, and more!