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5 YouTube Channels to Follow for Aspiring Web Developers

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It takes time and effort to learn and work in web development. As a result, you're never officially done with the learning phase. Mastering the skills of a professional web developer can take years.

Fortunately, with the rise of YouTube, finding someone willing to discuss the fundamentals, shortcuts, and trends in web development is as simple as a click of the 'search' button.

Regardless of what you want to learn, YouTube has a wealth of great content available. If you look at the many channels available, you’ll be able to find lessons on a wide range of topics, including:

  • Web Design
  • Web Development
  • Website Applications
  • Programming Languages
  • Site Functionality
  • Application Features
  • Integrating Security Measures

People keep uploading new content, as well, which means that even if you can't find a video devoted to a particularly new, niche topic, one will likely be uploaded soon. However, the key to finding excellent web development content on YouTube is to subscribe to the best creators.

In this post, our West Palm Beach web design experts will share our top five picks for the best web development video content creators on YouTube.

Our Top 5 Favorite Web Development YouTube Channels to Follow

1. LearnCode.academy

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How committed are you to learning how to build websites? If you're new to the game, you're in for a treat. As of this writing, the LearnCode.academy YouTube channel has 167 videos with extensive explanations for individuals who are just getting started.

The channel offers 100% free web development tutorials, website design tutorials, and more. These videos cover, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • CSS Layouts
  • Responsive Design
  • Node.js
  • Angular.js
  • React.js
  • Docker
  • Server Administration
  • Dev Ops
  • Deployment Strategies

There are also videos covering website design, web development, career advice, and other topics.

LearnCode.academy was founded in December of 2012, and it has been unstoppable since then. The channel currently has around 800,000 followers and nearly 48 million views on its videos.

2. Adam Khoury

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Adam Khoury has been producing videos related to web development for almost a decade and a half. Since his YouTube channel's debut in 2008, it has grown to create extensive videos on a variety of different programming languages, including JavaScript, SQL, PHP, CSS, HTML, ActionScript, and others.

Khoury's YouTube channel contains a whopping 715 videos, more than 100 of which are solely about JavaScript. Aside from JavaScript, he also offers programming and graphic design tutorials on his YouTube channel.

'JSON Tutorial for Beginners,' 'E-commerce Website PHP Tutorial,' and 'How to Create Android Apps' are among the most popular videos on Khoury's YouTube channel, dating back 10-11 years when web development was still unfamiliar to most people.

So, once you've subscribed to Khoury's YouTube channel, get ready to code and design like a pro.

3. Programming With Mosh

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Programming with Mosh is a YouTube channel created by the Australian-based Mosh Hamedani, a passionate and pragmatic software engineer specializing in web app development with ASP.NET MVC, Web API, Entity Framework, Angular, Backbone, HTML5, and CSS. 

Hamedani discovered programming when he was seven years old on a Commodore 64. At the time, his ambition was to become a software engineer so that he could create a 3D tennis game for himself. As a result, Hamedani was inspired to pursue programming both academically and professionally.

Despite never learning how to make a game, Hamedani has over 15 years of professional experience developing web applications. This experience led him to create a YouTube channel that rapidly gained popularity because of its inclusion of the latest web language trends and the newest web technologies.  

The channel offers lengthy videos that detail each topic and language.

Hamedani's YouTube channel, which he launched in 2014, has over 2.4 million subscribers. As of this writing, the channel has only 168 videos, but it has received a staggering 112 million views.

4. Google Chrome Developers

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With a worldwide market share of 63.58%, Google Chrome is undeniably the most widely used browser today. And what better way to learn than from the Chrome developers themselves?

In 2012, the Google Chrome Developers launched their YouTube channel. By subscribing to Chrome Developers' YouTube channel, you can expect to be up to date on the newest trends that Chrome offers with What's New in DevTools.

The developers give thorough guides on designing better progressive web apps (PWAs) or how to boost your website's speed. It's the best place to learn about web application foundations and how to utilize them.

Moreover, the channel discusses Google Polymer, a free and open-source JavaScript toolkit for creating web applications with Web Components developed on GitHub.

The channel currently has over 1300 videos with over 50 million views.

5. The New Boston

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With more than 2.6 million subscribers and nearly half a billion views on its 4,442 videos, The New Boston, founded by Bucky Roberts, is arguably one of the most popular YouTube channels on web development.

Roberts holds an Information Technology degree from ECPI University and specializes in web development. He began as a content creator for his YouTube channel, but he has since expanded into an online community.

The New Boston channel features video tutorials on a variety of topics. Among these are game development, web design, computer programming, and other computer-related topics.

'Java Programming Tutorial,' Roberts' most popular video, which was uploaded in 2009, currently has nearly seven million views. HTML5 Tutorials Playlist, js Tutorials for Beginners, and Python 3.4 Programming Tutorials are some of the best videos on the channel.

Entrust Your Website's Development To The Experts

YouTube is an excellent source of information if you want to learn about web development. However, as we stated in the intro, mastering web development takes years.

It's not enough to just learn through videos. You need professional help.

At Digital Resource, our West Palm Beach web design professionals can assist you in creating and optimizing your website.

Contact us today to learn how we've helped other businesses with their website development and how we can do the same for you.

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