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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  • Website performance budgeting with Medhat Dawoud

    January 10th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  39 mins 3 secs
    web performance

    What do dentistry and performance budgeting have in common? Live tomorrow, Medhat Dawoud, Senior Software Engineer at Miro and Google Dev Expert, comes on to talk about how developers can maintain and improve website performance by comparing it to going to the dentist.

  • Eddie Jaoude on GitHub Stars and MDX documentation

    January 4th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  36 mins 48 secs
    open source, react

    Eddie Jaoude, open-source GitHub star, educator, and founder of EddieHub, joined us to talk about what it means to be a GitHub Star, open source, and why MDX is a game changer for React documentation.

  • Webpack to Turbopack with Tobias Koppers

    January 3rd, 2024  |  Season 4  |  35 mins 25 secs
    turbopack, webpack

    We talked with Webpack and Turbopack creator, Tobias Koppers, about the history of Webpack, the evolution of Turbopack, and more!

  • The best of PodRocket in 2023

    December 29th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  11 mins 38 secs
    next.js 13.4, transitional web, type safety

    It’s the end of the year, so we want to give you a taste of our most popular episodes from 2023, starting with Tim Neutkens and the release of Next.js 13.4, followed by Chris Ferdinandi talking about the transitional web, and ending with Kent C. Dodds talking about type safety.

  • The React Core team talks React Forget and the future (Repeat)

    December 27th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  40 mins 47 secs

    In this repeat episode, Joe Savona and Sathya Gunasekaran join us to talk about the React Optimizing Compiler. We talk about design decisions and the approach to building it. We also cover what the React team has been working on including React Server Components, Offscreen Rendering, and more!

  • Should you use React in 2023? with Tru Narla (Repeat)

    December 26th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  27 mins

    In this holiday repeat, Tru Narla, software engineer at Discord and Twitch partner, returns to talk about whether developers should continue to use React in 2023 as she delves into her latest talk from React Summit.

  • ICYMI: The Epic Stack with Kent C. Dodds

    December 23rd, 2023  |  Season 3  |  30 mins 6 secs
    dev tools

    In this repeat episode picked by host Noel Minchow, Kent C. Dodds talks about his project, the Epic Stack, a stack curated by Kent aimed at giving devs the tools they need without overwhelming them with too many options.

  • Supabase Launch Week X with Jon Meyers

    December 22nd, 2023  |  Season 3  |  35 mins 3 secs

    Jon Meyers, Developer Advocate at Supabase, returns to talk about Supabase’s most recent launch week, discussing the new AI-powered RLS Editor, Edge Functions, Auth Hooks, and more!

  • Rocket surgery: 2023 in review

    December 21st, 2023  |  Season 3  |  39 mins 42 secs
    javascript, web development

    Our panel of hosts come together for one last episode of 2023, reviewing all the past events of the year, what they loved and what they hated, and what they’re looking forward to in 2024.

  • Local-first apps with ElectricSQL with James Arthur

    December 20th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  35 mins 34 secs

    With the rise of the popularity of local-first, James Arthur, Co-Founder and CEO of ElectricSQL, gives a deep dive on local-first development and how ElectricSQL enables developers to build local-first apps on Postgres.

  • Rust’s and React’s unlikely friendship with Sara Vieira

    December 19th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  23 mins 43 secs
    react, rust, tauri

    Live today, Sara Vieira, developer at axo.dev, joined the pod to talk about how Rust and React can work harmoniously by using Tauri.

  • Astro 4 with Elian Van Cutsem

    December 18th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  26 mins 42 secs

    With the recent release of Astro 4, we talked to Elian Van Cutsem, Community Engineer at Astro, about all the new features of the release.

  • Building on Vercel's stack, opt-in design, and CSS nesting

    December 15th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  11 mins 13 secs
    css nesting, opt-in design, vercel's stack

    In this week’s roundup episode, we cover why React Miami’s creator chose to build her conference infrastructure on Vercel’s stack, what opt-in design is, and the evolution of CSS testing.

  • Using WebAssembly for high-performance apps with Ramón Huidobro

    December 14th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  36 mins 10 secs

    In this episode, we welcome on Ramón Huidobro, DevRel, speaker, and co-founder of the Bad Website Club, to talk about WebAssembly in-depth and how integrating it into apps can provide high performance.

  • React Native AI and indie hacking with Nader Dabit

    December 13th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  30 mins 49 secs
    indie hacking, react native ai

    Learn about the newest mobile framework, React Native AI, from creator Nader Dabit, and why he’s focusing on indie hacking.

  • Building infinitely scalable applications with Alec Chernicki

    December 12th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  24 mins 5 secs
    scalable applications

    Alec Chernicki, Web Architect at Disney+ and Hulu, comes on to talk about how developers can use monorepos to effectively scale applications to an enterprise level.