35 Awesome Dev People to Follow on YouTube 🔥

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Here I've compiled a list of personal favorite devs on YouTube. I added a couple of lines on each channel too, so it's easier to get what channel is about and why I included it. Enjoy!


1.Traversy Media

Alt Lots of awesome crash-courses on various tech. Usually follows 20/80 rule on theory and practical side respectively. Lately some awesome guest hosts on the channel.

2.The Net Ninja

Alt High-quality content in various technologies cut down in short videos on a particular topic. Awesome playlists.

3.Academind

Alt Wide range of tech topics. The content is always well researched. Well-thought-out presentation with examples.

4.Ben Awad

Alt Open thoughts on various topics (not necessarily direct coding-related always). Knows his stuff and a nice touch of humor here and there.

5.Clever Programmer

Alt Great videos on languages, tools, practices, tips to become a developer. Lately a lot of live coding on the channel.

6.Coding Garden

Alt Lots of live coding there, with live viewer interaction in the chat. Will answer your questions when possible. Might be fast-paced at times.

7.Web Dev Simplified

Alt High-quality content. Topics are deep researched and the content is well-thought-out and easy to follow.

8.Computerphile

Alt A must-have if you are in computers in general. A closer look at how things work, what's happening behind the scenes, and more.

9.Fireship

Alt Modern and cutting edge technologies. Awesome visuals and concise information. Quality content overall.

10.Florin Pop

Alt Likes challenges, like doing X projects in X amount of time. Lot's of live coding mixed with separate videos on specific topics.

11.freeCodeCamp

Alt Best place for full-length tutorials (often 8 hours +). Lots of projects you can make practical use of afterwards.

12.Programming with Mosh

Alt High-quality videos and topics are often explained better than elsewhere. Great thumbnails for easy navigation.

13.Javascript Mastery

Alt A must-have for full-stack JS engineers. Lots of awesome projects focusing on both sides of the stack and how to deploy them.

14.TechLead

Alt Ex-Google and Ex-facebook engineer on various topics. Surely knows his stuff, tho, if you are a beginner, you might have trouble deciding whether he is for real or trolling at times.

15.Joma Tech

Alt Quality, well-edited content. Similar to TechLead, but generally more artistic and movie-like. Likes to put an Easter-egg here and there too.

16.CS Dojo

Alt Awesome channel if you are learning algorithms and data structures. Would highly recommend especially if you are in the job-seeking phase and preparing for interviews.

17.Ania Kubow

Alt One of the most recent channels. Specifies in JS game development. Easy to follow. Great resource if you are looking to learn vanilla JS.

18.The Coding Train

Alt Very enthusiastic about the topics. Surely knows his stuff. Usually fan interaction simultaneously during live coding sessions.

19.Colt Steele

Alt One of the best selling instructors on Udemy has an awesome YouTube channel. Visually pleasing and high-quality content.

20.Dev Ed

Alt High-quality content. Very easy to follow. Will present you a magic trick in the beginning here and there.

21.Learncode.academy

Alt Great content, knows his stuff. Has been inactive lately, tho lots of great resources there, especially yearly developer roadmaps.

22.Meth Meth Method

Alt High-quality content. Great if you are looking for advanced JS or learning Canvas. Lots of best practices and elegant code.

23.Hitesh Choudhary

Alt Creates useful AMAs and live videos often to interact with followers. Other videos short and concise on topic.

24.Wes Bos

Alt Does some live coding once in a while. Knows his stuff and is a pleasure to listen to (as we know from Syntax.fm)

25.Coding Tech

Alt This is basically TED for coders. A lot of awesome full-length tech talks posted there.

26.Derek Banas

Alt Among the first YouTube dev channels. Very detailed, tho pretty fast-paced cover of features. Great for refreshing the particular tech.

27.LevelUpTuts

Alt Great channel on a wide variety of tech. Lots of tutorials sorted in the playlists based on the experience level of the viewer.

28.Dani Krossing

Alt Formerly MMTuts. Recently changed the channel name and added gameplays and vlogs too. Great playlists on different tech.

29.Google Developers

Alt Latest updates and future plans, news on cutting-edge tech. Also reports from events and interesting talks.

30.Joshua Fluke

Alt Honest reviews and lots of real-life situations like interviews and such. No hidden meanings, straight to the point.

31.Engineered Truth

Alt Tips on how to become a developer and stay productive, advice on how to find a job, negotiate salaries, strategies to use on online businesses.

32.DesignCourse

Alt Must-have for all the front-end devs out there. Lots of modern design tutorials, good for learning design tools and techniques.

33.Chris Coyier

Alt Founder of css-tricks.com. As you might guess - mainly front-end oriented stuff in the channel. Grid, responsive design and all the good stuff.

34.Chris Hawkes

Alt Mainly thoughts on broader and open topics like tool comparisons, career tips, top tech lists, advice on how to's, opinions, etc.

35.JSConf

Alt Lots of awesome talks on all the JS related topics. A great resource to follow along with modern trends and ever-evolving environment.


I felt like talking about Youtube channels the list would not be complete without mentioning some other channels that are non-directly related to coding. Here are some extras:

36.Numberphile

Alt Everything around math and numbers. Awesome and enthusiastic hosts. Interesting topics and easy to follow.

37.3Blue1Brown

Alt Quality over quantity at it's purest. Uses manim opensource-engine for animations. Mindblowing stuff.

38.ColdFusion

Alt Well-researched content in various tech fields. Quality audio and editing.


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Samuel Adekunle's photo

I think you miss someone Tech with Tim, very good at python, and explaining any programming language he is into. I think he should be on the list. Thanks

Madza's photo

Thanks for the addition 🙏❤

Sukesh's photo

You should add this channel Java Brains

Madza's photo

Thanks for the input 🙏❤