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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  • Dan Abramov on React, RSCs, and the future [Repeat]

    April 24th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  35 mins 45 secs

    We welcome on The React Guy, Dan Abramov, to talk about his time working on the React core team, demystifying React Server Components, how React has evolved, and more!

  • TypeScript-powered backends for frontend devs with Aleksandra Sikora

    April 18th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  28 mins 7 secs

    We welcome back Aleksandra Sikora, Developer Experience Lead at EdgeDB, and talk to her about the importance of TypeScript-powered backends for frontend developers, focusing on scalability, performance improvements, tools like Redis for caching, and more.

  • What’s new with the Node.js test runner with Lucas Santos

    April 17th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  28 mins 22 secs

    Lucas Santos, senior software engineer at OpenVolt, shares his journey about experiencing frustrations with Jest while working at Klarna, to exploring better testing alternatives, and ultimately contributing to the Node.js test runner's core.

  • The Angular and Wiz merger with Minko Gechev

    April 11th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  31 mins 51 secs
    software engineering, web dev, web development

    With the recent merger of Angular and Wiz, a Google framework, Minko Gechev, Product and Developer Relations Lead for Angular, returns to talk about the latest news: Angular and Wiz are merging. So we delve into what that means, signals, and how Angular is evolving.

  • Optimizing URL parsing in Node with Yagiz Nizipli

    April 10th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  35 mins 26 secs
    url parsing

    Yagiz Nizipli, Senior Software Engineer at Sentry, talks about how to optimize URL parsing in Node.js, the development of the Ada parsing library, and future plans for enhancing the URL parser in Node.js.

  • Astro DB with Ben Holmes

    April 4th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  32 mins 49 secs
    web development

    On today’s episode, we talk to Ben Holmes, Software Deceloper at Astro, about the new release of Astro DB, Astro’s new database platform for content-driven websites.

  • React Components as a service with Steven Fabre

    April 3rd, 2024  |  Season 4  |  26 mins 35 secs
    react components

    We talk to Steven Fabre, Co-founder of Liveblocks, about the concept of React Components as a service, the challenges faced, and the focus on enabling collaborative experiences.

  • Vite's past, present and future with Matias Capeletto

    March 28th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  43 mins 50 secs

    Matias Capeletto, Vite core team member, discusses Vite's history, development process, and its impact on the web development ecosystem, exploring future developments and its current state.

  • Devin, INP, and the diminishing frontend dev

    March 27th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  39 mins 45 secs

    On this month’s panel episode, PodRocket hosts Paige, Chris, Noel, and Paul talk about the introduction of Devin, the first AI engineer, Google’s rollout of INP, and if the frontend dev is being diminished.

  • Anti-patterns in GraphQL and React with Jonas Herrmannsdörfer

    March 21st, 2024  |  Season 4  |  32 mins 18 secs

    Learn about what anti-patterns are, why they’re bad, how to avoid them, and how to deal with them in React with Jonas Herrmannsdörfer, freelance Software Engineer focusing on React.

  • JSR.io with Kevin Whinnery

    March 20th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  34 mins 21 secs

    We talk to Kevin Whinnery, Head of DevRel at Deno, about Deno’s new registry for JavaScript and TypeScript, JSR.io.

  • Partial pre-rendering in Next.js with Delba de Oliveira and Wyatt Johnson

    March 14th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  26 mins 21 secs

    We welcome on Debla de Oliveira, Developer Advocate at Vercel, and Wyatt Johnson, Software Engineer at Vercel, to talk about partial pre-rendering and how it can be accomplished in Next.js.

  • Next.js App Router migration with Brandon Bayer

    March 13th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  33 mins 13 secs

    Brandon Bayer, CEO and Co-founder of Flightcontrol, talks about how he migrated the Flightcontrol dashboard to the Next.js App Router and all the good, bad, and ugly that came with it.

  • Rethinking frontend architectures with data layers with Max Stoiber

    March 7th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  36 mins 40 secs
    data layers, frontend architecture, fuse, graphql, open source

    We talk to Max Stoiber, Co-founder of Stellate, about his experience working with GraphQL, how devs can understand and manage their data layer, and how to use his open-source project, Fuse, to simplify working in the data layer.

  • HTMX v2 with Carson Gross

    March 6th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  33 mins 55 secs

    We welcome back Carson Gross, creator of HTMX, to talk about the upcoming release of HTMX v2 and all its new features and updates.

  • Your JavaScript runtime questions answered

    February 29th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  44 mins 40 secs

    You asked us your most pressing questions about JavaScript runtimes, so join Matteo Collina, Node.js TSC member and Co-founder and CTO of Platformatic, and Kevin Whinnery, Dev Rel at Deno, as they answer those questions.