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

  • Building technical, open-source, and inclusive communities with Hannah Neil

    February 4th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  36 mins 20 secs
    community management, frontend development, frontend web development, marketing, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    We talk to Hannah Neil, Senior OSS Community Manager at NGINX and former Technical Community Manager at Postman, about creating a career in community management for API-focused products, the difference between community stewardship and community management, and inclusion in technical communities.

  • Marko with Dylan Piercey

    February 1st, 2022  |  Season 2  |  43 mins 50 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, javascript, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    There are a lot of reactive frontend frameworks out there, but Marko is built with an MPA architecture in mind. In this episode, we talk to Dylan Piercey, Platform Engineer at eBay and core team member of Marko, about the features of Marko, how it works, and how Marko is trying to both optimize multi-page applications and give the developer experience of a single-page application.

  • RapidAPI with Pratham Kumar and Nirmalya Ghosh

    January 28th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  21 mins 43 secs
    api development, frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    We talk to Pratham Kumar, Developer Advocate at RapidAPI, and Nirmalya Ghosh, Senior Developer Programs Engineer at RapidAPI, about how RapidAPI Hub is more than just buying and selling APIs, features of RapidAPI for teams, challenges with API testing, and more.

  • MUI with Olivier Tassinari

    January 26th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  31 mins 43 secs
    design, frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, ui, web development

    MUI (formerly Material-UI) provides a robust, customizable, and accessible library of foundational and advanced components. The creator of MUI, Olivier Tassinari joins us to talk about MUI, UI design, React components, MUI's open-source library, and design tools.

  • Clerk.dev with Colin Sidoti

    January 25th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  31 mins 58 secs
    authentication, frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    The authentication strategy of the past isn't optimized for the new world of development. Colin Sidoti and his team at Clerk are building authentication for the modern web.

  • Getting started with Golang with Johnny Boursiquot

    January 21st, 2022  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 30 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, golang, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Johnny Boursiquot hosts the Go Time podcast, runs Go Meetups, and is super involved in the Go community. Today he joins us to talk about how to get started with Go, how Go compares to Rust, and his current role as a Platform Observability Engineer at Heroku.

  • Web3 101 with Noah Hein

    January 19th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  40 mins 44 secs
    blockchain, frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development, web3

    Curious about Web3 but not sure where to start? Noah Hein joins us to share some blockchain and Web3 fundamentals.

  • Framer Motion and Motion One with Matt Perry

    January 18th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  40 mins 3 secs
    animations, frontend development, frontend web development, react, software engineering, tech, technology, ui, web development

    Framer Motion is a production-ready motion library for React and Motion One is a new animation library, built on the Web Animations API for the smallest file size and the fastest performance. We speak to Matt Perry about Framer Motion, Motion One, animations, and open source.

  • Founder Friday: Chris Burns of Everfund

    January 14th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  39 mins 24 secs
    founders, frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, startup, tech, technology, web development

    Chris Burns is one of the hosts of the FSJam podcast and also the Cofounder and CEO of Everfund, a plug-and-play donation solution making donations easier. He joins us today to tell us about Everfund, what technologies he used to create it, and lessons learned in the process of starting his own company.

  • Community is the future with Rosie Sherry

    January 11th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  42 mins 50 secs
    community, frontend development, frontend web development, marketing, software engineering, tech, technology, testing, web development

    Rosie Sherry, Community Lead at Orbit, is an expert at community building. Rosie joins us to talk about how she created and grew the Ministry of Testing community, the future of communities, and much more.

  • Anvil with Meredydd Luff

    January 7th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  43 mins 24 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, python, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Anvil is a way to build full-stack web apps with nothing but Python. It's easy enough for beginners, but powerful enough for pros. Meredydd Luff joins us to talk about creating web apps with Python, accessibility, the future of Anvil, and more.

  • Rocket Surgery: 2021 year in review and 2022 predictions

    January 4th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  56 mins 33 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Happy New Year! In this episode, we revisit the predictions we made last year for 2021, we reflect on the most significant trends in web development in 2021, including updates, dev tooling, programming languages, and more. We also make some predictions for 2022.

  • Alpine.js with Caleb Porzio (Repeat)

    December 31st, 2021  |  Season 1  |  30 mins 38 secs
    alpinejs, frontend development, frontend web development, javascript, laravel, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Originally published on March 2nd, 2021

    We are taking some time off from production. We will be back with new episodes on January 4th.

    We talk to Caleb Porzio about Alpine.js and what to expect in 2021. We also get into some of Caleb’s other creations like Laravel Livewire and makevscodeawesome.com.

  • Component-driven development with Zoltan Olah (Repeat)

    December 28th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  26 mins 2 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Originally published on January 12th, 2021

    We are taking some time off from production. We will be back with new episodes on January 4th.

    Ben Edelstein sits down with the CEO and Founder of Chromatic, Zoltan Olah. Ben and Zoltan discuss frontend testing, the philosophy of component-driven development, Storybook, and more.

  • Continuing education with Eve Porcello (Repeat)

    December 24th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 32 secs
    frontend development, frontend web development, marketing, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Originally published on June 1st, 2021

    We are taking some time off from production. We will be back with new episodes on January 4th.

    In this episode, we talk to Eve Porcello about her experience teaching web development. We also talk about Moon Highway, a training and curriculum development company she runs with her husband, Alex Banks.

  • Cloudflare with Jon Kuperman

    December 21st, 2021  |  Season 1  |  42 mins 30 secs
    cloudflare, frontend development, frontend web development, software engineering, tech, technology, web development

    Jon Kuperman, Developer Advocate at Cloudflare, takes us through Cloudflare's product portfolio, including the DNS provider, DDoS protection, Cloudflare workers, video streaming, and more.