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PodRocket - A web development podcast from LogRocket

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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.

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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Rocket Surgery: Kaelan and Chris Coyier compare notes

6/8/2021
Are you up to speed on all of this new CSS stuff? Chris Coyier and Kaelan compare notes on CSS and frontend development (they also discuss MDN plus). Links https://chriscoyier.net (https://chriscoyier.net) https://twitter.com/chriscoyier (https://twitter.com/chriscoyier) https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/Houdini (https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/Houdini) https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Masonry_Layout...

Duration:00:41:04

Continuing education with Eve Porcello

6/1/2021
In this episode, we talk to Eve Porcello about her experience teaching web development and Moon Highway, a training and curriculum development company she runs with her husband, Alex Banks. Links https://twitter.com/eveporcello (https://twitter.com/eveporcello) https://moonhighway.com (https://moonhighway.com) https://www.linkedin.com/learning (https://www.linkedin.com/learning) https://graphqlworkshop.com (https://graphqlworkshop.com) https://www.howtographql.com...

Duration:00:40:49

Founder Friday: Johan Eliasson of Nhost

5/28/2021
Johan Eliasson joins us to talk about Nhost, an open-source, Backend-as-a-service with a GraphQL API. How does Nhost compare to Firebase and Supabase? Learn more in this episode. Links https://nhost.io (https://nhost.io) https://twitter.com/nhostio (https://twitter.com/nhostio) https://podrocket.logrocket.com/firebase (https://podrocket.logrocket.com/firebase) https://podrocket.logrocket.com/9 (https://podrocket.logrocket.com/9) https://hasura.io (https://hasura.io) Careers at Nhost...

Duration:00:22:49

The middle-end and subtweeting with Laurie Barth

5/25/2021
In this episode, Brian interviews Laurie Barth, Senior Software Engineer at Netflix, about what it means to be a middle-end developer, job titles, and Web Dev Twitter. Links https://twitter.com/laurieontech (https://twitter.com/laurieontech) https://laurieontech.com (https://laurieontech.com) https://egghead.io/q/resources-by-laurie-barth (https://egghead.io/q/resources-by-laurie-barth) https://jobs.netflix.com/culture (https://jobs.netflix.com/culture)...

Duration:00:39:45

GraphQL 101 with Anthony Campolo

5/18/2021
We sit down with Anthony Campolo to talk about the history, common misconceptions, and increased popularity of GraphQL. Links https://twitter.com/ajcwebdev (https://twitter.com/ajcwebdev) https://dev.to/ajcwebdev (https://dev.to/ajcwebdev) https://github.com/ajcwebdev (https://github.com/ajcwebdev) https://stepzen.com (https://stepzen.com) https://redwoodjs.com (https://redwoodjs.com) https://fsjam.org (https://fsjam.org) https://podrocket.logrocket.com/redwoodjs...

Duration:00:40:27

Open source at Facebook with Dmitry Vinnik

5/11/2021
Facebook Open Source now has over 600 publicly available projects in its portfolio including some well-known projects like React, React Native, PyTorch, Docusaurus, GraphQL, Jest, and more. Listen to this episode of PodRocket to hear Dmitry Vinnick, a Developer Advocate at Facebook Open Source, talk about what it means to be open source at Facebook, how to manage such a large portfolio, and what it has been like to engage with a community remotely. Links https://twitter.com/DmitryVinnik...

Duration:00:32:07

Redux is alive and well with Mark Erikson

5/4/2021
What is modern Redux? What is it with the obsession of declaring Redux dead? In this episode, Ben and Brian interview Mark Erikson to talk about all things Redux. Links https://twitter.com/acemarke (https://twitter.com/acemarke) https://blog.isquaredsoftware.com (https://blog.isquaredsoftware.com) https://redux.js.org (https://redux.js.org) https://redux-toolkit.js.org (https://redux-toolkit.js.org) https://immerjs.github.io/immer (https://immerjs.github.io/immer)...

Duration:00:45:58

Founder Friday: Madeleine Reese of Allma

4/30/2021
Ben interviews Madeleine Reese, Founder and CEO of Allma. Allma is building next-generation alerting, incident response, and service cataloging natively in Slack. Their focus is on helping the entire organization to resolve incidents faster and be able to communicate more effectively during an incident. Links https://allma.io (https://allma.io/) https://twitter.com/madsgo (https://twitter.com/madsgo) https://allma.io/bsb (https://allma.io/bsb) https://allma.io/incidentally...

Duration:00:30:56

Firebase, development, and design in 2021 with David East

4/27/2021
In this episode, Ben and Kate talk to David East, Developer Relations Engineer at Firebase. They talk about the three tiers of the Firebase product -- Build, Release & Monitor, and Engage. They also get into design vs. development and what that means for web developers in 2021. Links https://firebase.google.com/ (https://firebase.google.com/) https://twitter.com/Firebase (https://twitter.com/Firebase) https://twitter.com/_davideast (https://twitter.com/_davideast) https://davidea.st/...

Duration:00:28:04

What you need to know about Wasp with Martin Šošić

4/20/2021
Ben interviews Martin Šošić about Wasp, an open-source, declarative DSL for devs that he built with his twin brother, Matija. Learn more about how Wasp works and why it has been getting attention on Product Hunt and Hacker News. Links https://wasp-lang.dev/ (https://wasp-lang.dev/) https://twitter.com/wasplang (https://twitter.com/wasplang) https://discord.gg/rzdnErX (https://discord.gg/rzdnErX) https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26091956 (https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26091956)...

Duration:00:20:00

spACE jam

4/13/2021
Brian interviews Adewale Abati, also known as Ace, a frontend engineer and developer advocate at Flutterwave (https://flutterwave.com/us/). Ace is known for sharing his developer experiences through social media, technical writing, public speaking, and his YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPDBP981aAzZj11jYRta8mw). He also maintains Made in Nigeria (https://www.madeinnigeria.dev/) -- a curation of awesome open source tools and projects built by Nigerian developers. Links...

Duration:00:29:45

Typesense with Jason Bosco

4/6/2021
Ben interviews Jason Bosco, cofounder of Typesense, an open source search engine that’s optimized for both performance and ease of use. They talk about how Typesense compares to Algolia and Elasticsearch, how to get started using Typesense, and how you can get involved. Links https://typesense.org/ (https://typesense.org/) https://github.com/typesense (https://github.com/typesense) https://twitter.com/jasonbosco (https://twitter.com/jasonbosco) https://twitter.com/Typesense...

Duration:00:22:17

Rocket Surgery: Different flavors of frontend

3/30/2021
Should all frontend developers know CSS and HTML like the back of their hand? What about React, Angular, Vue, and webpack? Where does the list end? In this episode, Kaelan and Brian talk about the nature of frontend and what that means for the future of the profession. Links https://css-tricks.com/the-great-divide/ (https://css-tricks.com/the-great-divide/) https://bradfrost.com/blog/post/front-of-the-front-end-and-back-of-the-front-end-web-development/...

Duration:00:28:25

Founder Friday: David Thor of Architect.io

3/26/2021
In this Founder Friday episode, Ben interviews David Thor, founder and CEO of Architect (http://architect.io/), the world’s first DevOps-as-a-Service platform. They talk about the DevOps landscape, how Architect improves developer productivity, and how it helps teams adopt best practices. Links https://www.architect.io (https://www.architect.io/) https://twitter.com/davidcthor (https://twitter.com/davidcthor) https://www.hashicorp.com (https://www.hashicorp.com/) https://www.heroku.com...

Duration:00:37:13

Expo with Charlie Cheever

3/23/2021
Ben interviews Charlie Cheever, CEO and cofounder of Expo. They talk about the difficulties of building a cross-platform app and what Expo is doing to make that easier for developers. They also get into the state of React Native and more. Links https://expo.io (https://expo.io) https://twitter.com/ccheever (https://twitter.com/ccheever) https://expo.io/eas (https://expo.io/eas) https://expo.io/tools (https://expo.io/tools) https://expo.io/client (https://expo.io/client)...

Duration:00:38:58

goober with Cristian Bote

3/16/2021
Ben interviews Cristian Bote, creator of goober (a less than 1KB CSS-in-JS solution). Cristian is also a member of the Preact core team. Unsurprisingly, they talk about Preact, goober, and WMR (a tiny all-in-one development tool for modern web apps). Links https://twitter.com/cristianbote_ (https://twitter.com/cristianbote_) https://cristianbote.com (https://cristianbote.com) https://github.com/cristianbote/goober (https://github.com/cristianbote/goober) https://goober.js.org...

Duration:00:20:24

Shawn Swyx Wang: swyxtape vol. 1

3/9/2021
Ben and Brian talk to Shawn Wang, better known as Swyx, about infinite building, his experience as a Reddit moderator, blogging platforms, scaling developer relations, and more. Links https://twitter.com/swyx (https://twitter.com/swyx) https://www.swyx.io (https://www.swyx.io) https://www.swyx.io/clubhouse-hate (https://www.swyx.io/clubhouse-hate) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thinking,Fastand_Slow (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thinking,_Fast_and_Slow) https://www.reddit.com/r/reactjs...

Duration:00:37:19

Alpine.js with Caleb Porzio

3/2/2021
Ben and Kate talk to Caleb Porzio about Alpine.js and what to expect in 2021. They also get into some of Caleb’s other creations like Laravel Livewire and makevscodeawesome.com (http://makevscodeawesome.com/). Links https://calebporzio.com (https://calebporzio.com) https://twitter.com/calebporzio (https://twitter.com/calebporzio) https://github.com/alpinejs/alpine (https://github.com/alpinejs/alpine) https://twitter.com/Alpine_JS (https://twitter.com/Alpine_JS)...

Duration:00:31:47

Founder Friday: Tomas Reimers and Greg Foster of Screenplay

2/26/2021
In the second installment of our Founder Friday series, Ben talks with Screenplay cofounders, Tomas Reimers and Greg Foster. They discuss the technical details behind Screenplay, what it’s like trying to get funding during a pandemic, and the Screenplay roadmap. Links https://screenplay.dev (https://screenplay.dev) https://screenplay.dev/docs/quick-start (https://screenplay.dev/docs/quick-start) https://twitter.com/gregmfoster (https://twitter.com/gregmfoster)...

Duration:00:25:01

Feathers with David Luecke

2/23/2021
Ben and Kate talk to David Luecke, creator of Feathers, a framework for real-time applications and REST APIs. They talk about where Feathers fits in the fullstack framework space, pros and cons of building a modular framework, and what it has been like to maintain a project that needs to keep up with React. Links https://feathersjs.com/ (https://feathersjs.com/) https://github.com/feathersjs/feathers (https://github.com/feathersjs/feathers) https://github.com/daffl (https://github.com/daffl)...

Duration:00:31:51