Watching YouTube videos is a very inexpensive way to learn new skills from the comfort of your own home. YouTube is filled with learning resources in all fields and web development & web design are no exception – there are many developers and designers with experience who want to share their knowledge with other people. Many of the YouTube tutorials for web developers and web designers are good enough to compete with well-known coding courses.
However, since everyone is free to post educational videos on YouTube, you have to carefully filter your content because you can also come across misleading information. In order to help you navigate the educational content on this platform, we’ve searched YouTube for channels with web development and web design content and we’ve picked the very best of them.
Read on to see who are the Youtubers that piqued our interest and that we think you should subscribe to.
thenewboston is one of the most long-lasting Youtube Channels for Web Developers, with its first video uploaded on Feb 9, 2008. The videos on here cover a wide variety of programming languages and frameworks such as Python, React, Angular, Django, and some graphic editors like Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, as well as other topics unrelated to development or design.
William Candillon‘s youtube channel is focused on React Native tutorials but has a few videos that cover other coding topics too. His most popular videos are the ones where he uses React to recreate functionalities from popular apps such as Spotify or Instagram. He also has a Clash of Code segment where he does coding challenges alongside popular fellow YouTubers.
On Creative Tim‘s YouTube channel you can find tutorials on how to use our fully coded web and mobile templates as well as a few more comprehensive tutorials on how to use React with different technologies. Also, if you’re interested in insights from the web development/web design industry, watch the available excerpts from interviews with our CEO, Alexandru Păduraru.
Traversy Media features web development tutorials for technologies such as Bootstrap, React, Node.js, Angular, PHP, Rails, HTML, CSS, and others. On this channel, you can find videos featuring many well-known YouTubers on various web development topics. Traversy Media even made a video tutorial on how to build a website using Creative Tim’s Tailwind Starter Kit.
On ProgrammingKnowledge you can find many tutorials on technologies such as React, Flutter, Vue, Flask, and Django. They also make videos on useful tools for web developers and web designers, such as tutorials for Visual Studio Code, Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects. The channel has been around since 2012 and it has a high video publishing rate.
DesignCourse is a channel managed by Gary Simon, a full-stack web developer with 20 years of experience. The main focus of his channel is teaching great UX/UI so you can find here many videos on tools such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, Photoshop as well as videos on front-end frameworks and tutorials on various UI effects and styles.
Dev Ed makes videos on web development, web design, and 3D modeling. If you’re looking for know-how in using tools like Figma, creating video games in Unity, or developing applications in Node.js, this is the channel for you. Some tutorials on Dev Ed are about designing in limited amounts of time or in a limited color palette so they are even more challenging than your average tutorials.
The high-intensity code tutorials on Fireship will help you develop modern applications in Angular, React, Vue, Flutter, and others. The most popular segments on this channel are ‘Code This Not That’ where you learn how to write the best code possible and avoid the bad stuff; and ‘100 Seconds Of Code’ where you understand coding concepts in just 100 seconds.
WebDevSimplified is managed by Kyle Cook, whose goal is to teach web development in an efficient and practical manner. His videos cover a wide range of topics necessary to a full stack developer but he also tackles web design, as well as personal development and personal happiness in the programming work field.
DevTips is called by its creators a weekly show about programming that teaches front-end development. Subscribe to this channel if you want to learn more about UX/UI, frameworks like Bootstrap, React, and Next.js, and design tools like Adobe XD & Sketch, among others.
Whether you are an experienced developer/designer or you are just starting on this path, YouTube videos are a great and inexpensive way to learn more. We hope you find our list helpful in your quest to gain more skills in the web development and web design fields. The topics tackled by these YouTubers are varied so the chances of finding the information you are looking for are very high. If our picks don’t fit your interests but you like video learning resources, we assure you the information you seek is just a YouTube search away.
However, if you prefer reading to watching a YouTube video, check out our blog where you can find tutorials and articles with reading recommendations on Angular, React, and other frameworks and technologies.