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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  • PHP doesn't suck (anymore) with Aaron Francis

    September 15th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  32 mins 59 secs

    PHP used to suck, but Aaron Francis, content creator and developer at PlanetScale, is on a mission to change the narrative. We talk about why PHP doesn’t suck anymore and the features that have improved it.

  • What web components are good at with Nolan Lawson

    September 14th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  27 mins 3 secs
    web components

    Web components can be divisive, but Nolan Lawson, Web Developer at Salesforce, talks about why and when developers should use web components.

  • AI solutions need good UX with Chris Heilmann

    September 13th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  34 mins 50 secs

    With AI on the rise, Chris Heilmann, Director of DevRel at WeAreDevelopers, comes on to talk about how AI has impacted how developers work and how it can improve with good UX in the future.

  • Creating reusable components with Cory House

    September 12th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  48 mins 30 secs
    reusable components

    Want to know how to create a reusable component you can actually reuse? Cory House, founder and principal consultant at reactjsconsulting.com, comes on to talk about how to create reusable components, and how to create effective design systems and reusable component libraries.

  • Deno 2.0, Astro 3.0, and local-first web

    September 8th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  12 mins 47 secs
    astro, deno, local first web

    In this week’s roundup, we talk about the upcoming release of Deno 2.0, view transitions in Astro 3.0, and why local-first web could be the way of the future.

  • ES13 and the future of JavaScript with Christina Zhu

    September 6th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  29 mins 23 secs

    Learn about the history of JavaScript, how it has evolved, and where it’s going with developer advocate and speaker, Christina Zhu, as she talks about her recent SeatleJS talk, “ES13 and Beyond.”

  • Micro-frontends with Natalia Venditto (Repeat)

    September 5th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  28 mins 37 secs

    Natalia Venditto is a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft, she leads the JavaScript and Node.js end-to-end experience on Azure. Natalia joins us today to talk about micro-frontends and how they can help developers.

  • ICYMI: Figma with Dylan Field

    September 2nd, 2023  |  Season 3  |  46 mins 38 secs

    In this repeat episode picked by PodRocket host Sean Rayment, CEO and Co-Founder of Figma, Dylan Field, joins us to talk about the collaborative design tool, the importance of design, and more.

  • Local-first web with Kyle Simpson

    September 1st, 2023  |  Season 3  |  40 mins 22 secs
    local first web development

    Kyle “Getify” Simpson, human-centric technologist, comes on to talk about the argument for the future of the local-first web.

  • Google's IDX, Supabase, and Jamstack

    August 31st, 2023  |  Season 3  |  41 mins 22 secs
    google idx, jamstack, supabase

    Josh Goldberg and Anthony Campolo return to talk about the latest news in web dev, including Google’s announcement about IDX, Supabase’s Launch Week 8, what’s up with Jamstack, and more.

  • Astro 3.0 with Matthew Phillips and Ben Holmes

    August 30th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  33 mins 32 secs

    With Astro 3.0 out today, Astro co-creator Matthew Phillips and Ben Holmes, dev on the Astro team, come to talk about the new features, road map, and more.

  • What to know about Deno 2.0 with Kevin Whinnery

    August 29th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  23 mins 30 secs

    Kevin Whinnery, Lead DevRel at Deno, talks about what to expect for the upcoming release of Deno 2.0.

  • GPT-4, rendering patterns, and React app performance

    August 25th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  11 mins 36 secs
    gpt4, javascript, react

    vIn this week’s roundup episode, we talk about GPT-4, demystifying JavaScript rendering patterns, and how React 18 can improve performance.

  • A plea for boring tech with Jason Lengstorf

    August 24th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  43 mins 47 secs
    dev tools

    Jason Lengstorf shares why he’s a big fan of boring tech, and talks about what he’s learned through his years as a developer that brought him to that conclusion.

  • Reinventing Vue with Evan You

    August 23rd, 2023  |  Season 3  |  41 mins 54 secs

    Evan You, the creator of Vue and Vite, returns to talk about the challenges and lessons he learned when creating Vue 3.0.

  • Supabase launch week with Jon Meyers

    August 22nd, 2023  |  Season 3  |  27 mins 7 secs
    supabase, vercel

    Missed Supabase’s Launch Week this month? Jon Meyers, Developer Advocate for Supabase returns to talk about all the new features including Face Hugging, branching, the Vercel integration, and more.