Over the last few years, a vast amount of time and energy have been poured into making quality videos for technology enthusiasts. And web technologies have received a particular amount of attention.
With so many videos to choose from, it can be difficult for web developers to find the information they need. So in this article we’ll pick 12 YouTube channels and video content creators that we particularly enjoy.
Please note, the order they are listed below is not a ranking: the purpose of this post is not to find a ‘winner’, simply to provide options. So, enjoy!
1. Traversy Media
Link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TechGuyWeb
2. The Net Ninja
Link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW5YeuERMmlnqo4oq8vwUpg
Think of a topic related to web development and chances are the
Link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/learncodeacademy/featured
4. Wes Bos
Link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/wesbos
syntax, which he hosts with his development partner Scot Tolinski, founder of the LevelUp Tuts channel (which we’ll come to below).
Link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCADyUOnhyEoQqrw_RrsGleA
If you are into web or user experience design, you probably know about Chris Coyier already. He is the man behind the web design community https://css-tricks.com, which also has an official YouTube channel. As well as amazing tricks and tips related to CSS design, you’ll find a bunch of thought-provoking interviews.
Link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8butISFwT-Wl7EV0hUK0BQ
freeCodeCamp is an open-source community founded by software engineer Quincy Larson back in 2014. Its guides cover hundreds of different programming topics: recent videos include an introduction to Binary Source, a crash course in React Router and a 10-hour guide to Python backend web development. As this is a non-profit organization, the videos are completely ad-free – all the more reason to check them out!
Link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/DevTipsForDesigners
DevTips channel provides a series of punchy how-to videos for end-to-end application building. The show is presented by community members and their enthusiasm for the subject matter shines through in every video.
Link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/LevelUpTuts
LevelUp is a great channel to explore cutting-edge topics around web development. You’ll find in-depth studies of application development using React, Svelte, HTML5, CSS3, Sketch and many more.
9. Florin Pop
Link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeU-1X402kT-JlLdAitxSMA
If you like learning through challenges, Florin Pop is a must-watch. He live-streams his videos and there’s loads of hands-on tuition, giving you that lovely hit of accomplishment while boosting your knowledge. The timed challenges, which seek to complete a set number of projects in a fixed number of hours, are my personal favorite.
10. The New Boston
Link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/thenewboston/featured
The slogan of the New Boston Channel is ‘Never Stop Learning’ and it provides a series of videos on various languages and frameworks, allowing users to build their knowledge gradually. As well as web development, you’ll find guidance around Docker, DJango, Java, C and C++.
Link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDCHcqyeQgJ-jVSd6VJkbCw
From crash courses on HTML to tips on how to write the perfect blog posts,
codeSTACKr covers a plethora of subjects in quick, accessible clip. There are loads of enlightening interviews, too.
12. James Q Quick
Link to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-T8W79DN6PBnzomelvqJYw
James is a master of building applications and showcasing them via his YouTube channel, giving developers a clear learning pathway. His passionate presenting style means that whether you’re a beginner or an expert, you’re sure to gain something from his tutorials.
Before We Go…
I hope you found this blog post informative and helpful. There are many, many more YouTube channels packed full of great insights for web developers, and we’re always looking to expand our own knowledge base. Use the comment section below to let us know your favorite YouTuber and channel.