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, Director of Content Brian Neville-O'Neill, and PodRocket producer Kate Trahan, as they interview experienced developers about all the libraries, frameworks, and tech industry issues they deal with every day.

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Episodes

  • Kernel (with an E L) with Angela Gilhotra

    March 15th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  32 mins 37 secs
    bitcoin, blockchain, crypto, web3

    Kernel is a custom web3 educational community. Angela Gilhotra joins us to talk about Kernel, creator economies, Convo (a convivial tool that helps Kernel grow environments for dialogue by easing the coordination required), how to correctly spell Kernel, and more.

  • Accessibility with Ben Myers

    March 11th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  39 mins 20 secs
    a11y, accessibility, web development

    Ben Myers is an accessibility advocate, a Software Engineer at Microsoft, host of Some Antics (a weekly Twitch show), and a moderator on both the Lunch Dev Discord and the Frontend Horse Discord. Ben joins us on PodRocket to talk about all things accessibility, streaming, and more.

  • Developer Platform Experience at Slack with Mike Brevoort

    March 9th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  32 mins 19 secs
    career, developer experience, product management

    Mike Brevoort is the Head of Product, Developer Platform Experience at Slack. Mike joined Slack through the acquisition of a company he created called Missions, which was a mission-based workflow system. Mike has gone through different roles at Slack including IC roles as well as managing teams. We cover his journey, developer experience, and product management in this episode.

  • Composing layouts with Travis Waith-Mair

    March 8th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  40 mins 35 secs
    css, design, open-source

    Travis Waith-Mair joins us to talk about Bedrock Layout Primitives -- foundational layout building blocks for your React app. We talk about design patterns, how Bedrock is "the Lodash of web layouts", and more.

  • Streaming blockchain data with Alexandre Bourget

    March 4th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  45 mins 34 secs
    blockchain, data, web3

    StreamingFast is a blockchain API company that makes it possible to stream real-time state updates, conduct fast searches, and provide irreversible transaction guarantees by using a simple API call. StreamingFast Co-Founder and CTO, Alexandre Bourget, joins us to talk about streaming blockchain data, the Graph, and more.

  • Hyperscaling and engineering management with Dave Hauenstein

    March 2nd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  40 mins 19 secs
    engineering, management, startups

    Dave Hauenstein, VP of Engineering at Particle Health, joins us to talk about managing engineering teams, strategies around building an organization, what it's like scaling teams quickly, career ladders, and more.

  • NuxtJS with Alex Lichter

    March 1st, 2022  |  Season 2  |  45 mins 58 secs
    nuxt.js, open source, vue

    Nuxt is a meta-framework based on Vue.js that makes developers' lives easier and makes developing full-fledged applications a breeze. NuxtJS core maintainer, Alex Lichter, joins us to talk about Nuxt, Vue 3, and making the web snappy.

  • Fastify and Pino with Matteo Collina

    February 25th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  30 mins 5 secs
    fastify, node, nodejs

    Matteo Collina is Chief Software Architect at NearForm, a member of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee, and the creator of Fastify and Pino. In this episode, we talk about making Node applications faster, Fastify v4, ORMs, npm downloads, and much more.

  • Slinkity with Ben Holmes

    February 23rd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  32 mins 59 secs
    11ty, tech, web development, webdev

    Ben Holmes joins us to talk about Slinkity -- the simplest way to handle styles and component frameworks on your 11ty site.

  • Git and monorepos with Derrick Stolee

    February 22nd, 2022  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 10 secs
    development, git, tech, web development

    We talk to Derrick Stolee, Principal Software Engineer at GitHub, about monorepos, finding pain points of Git, Git performance at scale, what Git will look like in the future, and more.

  • Stytch with Julianna Lamb

    February 18th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  29 mins 14 secs
    authentication

    Authentication can be frustrating for users and developers alike. Julianna Lamb joins us to talk about how Stytch is working to change that.

  • Airplane.dev with Ravi Parikh

    February 16th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  30 mins
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Ravi Parikh, Co-Founder of Airplane and Heap, joins us to talk about Airplane.dev -- a developer platform for quickly building internal tools and automating internal workflows and processes.

    If you're an engineer and you find yourself constantly running the same SQL query over and over again, or the same script or on-call runbook, Airplane wants to make it really easy to take that one off script or SQL query or whatever eng only operation that you're bottlenecked on and turn that into a robust reusable internal app that anybody in your company can use.

  • Vest with Evyatar Alush

    February 15th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  42 mins 41 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Evyatar Alush, Frontend Engineer at Facebook, joins us to talk about Vest, a declarative validations framework he created that is inspired by unit testing libraries. How do you have a declarative validation library that also is inspired by testing frameworks like Jest and Mocha? Find out in this episode.

  • Supabase: Part 2 with Jon Meyers

    February 11th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  36 mins 15 secs
    database, frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, supabase, tech, technology, web development

    It's our 100th episode of PodRocket! Jon Meyers, Developer Advocate at Supabase joins us to talk about the open-source alternative to Firebase, updates since we talked to Supabase CEO, Paul Copplestone, what to look for in 2022, and more.

  • Benthos and blobfish with Ash Jeffs

    February 9th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 55 secs
    open source, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    We talk to Ash Jeffs about Benthos, a declarative data streaming service with a unique mascot and documentation that is both informative and entertaining. In this episode, we discuss stream processing, burnout, and the blobfish.

  • Modern React with Paige Niedringhaus

    February 8th, 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.