25 YouTube Channels to Learn Web Development for Free
Web Development is one of the highest-paying careers today. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, web development provided employment to 174,300 developers in the US alone. Going forward, the industry is expected to grow 8% from 2019 to 2029, faster than most other occupations. With such increasing demand, peers are always in the search for valuable resources which don't burn a hole in their pocket. Keeping that in mind, I've compiled a list of 25 Awesome Youtube Channels to Learn Web Development for free!
1. Clever Programmer
One of my favorite channels, Clever Programmer, founded by Rafeh Qazi offers one of the best courses on Web Development. From actionable insights to website clones and earning a 6 figure salary as a developer, this channel covers it all. Clever Programmer currently has over 956k subscribers with over 39 million views already. I definitely suggest you visit this channel once if you haven't already.
2. Sonny Sangha
Sonny Sangha aka Papa React is one of the best mentors you could ask for. From being in the team of Clever Programmer and building a personal brand, Sonny has come a long time. Sonny builds amazing clones of websites such as Amazon, LinkedIn, Netlfix, live step by step. Sonny has recently started his own Youtube channel which has gained over 1 million views and 46k subscribers already.
3. Akshay Saini
4. The New Boston
The New Boston is one of the biggest channels providing tons of free content on a plethora of topics. It has playlists for React, Angular, Node.js, ES6, Redux, Django, and more. The New Boston currently has 2.55 million subscribers and a whopping 479 million views!
5. Traversy Media
Traversy Media needs no introduction. As the about section reads, "Traversy Media features the best online web development and programming tutorials for all of the latest web technologies including Node.js, Angular 2, React.js, PHP, Rails, HTML, CSS and much more." Traversy Media currently has 1.53 million subscribers and 138 million views.
6. Code with Harry
The saviour of Indian students, Haris Khan at his channel, Code with Harry teaches coding techniques to people in a short time which took him ages to learn. Harry has a Web Development Playlist consisting of over 100 videos that teach you web development from the basics to making an end to end responsive website. Code with Harry has 1.39 million subscribers and over 111 million views.
7. Web Dev Simplified
I'll let the description of Web Dev Simplified do the talking. Web Dev Simplified is all about teaching web development skills and techniques in an efficient and practical manner. If you are just getting started in web development Web Dev Simplified has all the tools you need to learn the newest and most popular technologies to convert you from a no stack to a full stack developer. Web Dev Simplified also deep dives into advanced topics using the latest best practices for you seasoned web developers. This channel has 549k subscribers and 28 million views at the moment.
8. The Net Ninja
9. Coder Coder
Jessica at Coder Coder, provides incredible practical tips on Web Development. She has a limited number of videos on her channel but has garnered 170k subscribers and 3 million views on her channel. Surely one to look for.
10. Corey Schafer
11. Wes Bos
12. Tanay Pratap
Tanay Pratap, a Microsoft engineer shares his knowledge on Web Development on his YouTube channel. He has amazing long tutorials on HTML, CSS, JS, Git, Hosting, and more. Tanay has over 23k subscribers and half a million views on his channel.
13. Derek Banas
Derek Banas has tutorials on a wide range of topics including HTML, CSS, PHP, JS, AJAX, Git, Web Services, Django, and more. Derek Banas is currently making videos on Data Science and Machine Learning. His channel holds 1.12 subscribers and 107 million views in total.
14. Jonas Schmedtmann
Jonas Schmedtmann might not have many videos but does provide a mini-course and an overview of what you'll learn in Web Development. If you just want to spend a day, getting started with Web Dev, try Jonas. Jonas currently holds 24.9k subscribers and 1 lakh views on his channel.
16. Hitesh Choudhary
17. Adam Khoury
18. Code Course
If you're someone who's a fan of PHP and Lavarel, Code Course is the channel for you. Code Course covers numerous concepts related to PHP, Lavarel, APIs, and more. It currently has 340k subscribers and more than 33 million views in total.
Scott Tolinski at his channel(formerly along with Ben Schaaf), LevelUpTuts provide high-quality content on Web Development. Their tutorials are aimed to be accessible and easy to follow while maintaining high production values. LevelUpTuts has 335k subscribers and 32 million views on its channel to date.
21. Quentin Watt Tutorials
DevTips has weekly discussions and tutorials on various technologies such as CSS, Bootstrap, React, Docker, etc. The tutorials are fun and easy to follow, two factors I definitely look for in a great resource. DevTips has 356k subscribers and 16 million views on the channel.
Brad, at LearnWebCode has insightful tutorials on HTML, CSS, MongoDB, API, JSON, Bootstrap, and more. With 288k subscribers and 20 million views, LearnWebCode is a channel that gives a quick overview of and helps understand concepts quickly. LearnWebCode currently has 288k subscribers and 19 million views on the channel.
24. Google Chrome Developers
Google Chrome Developers is a channel by Google developers, featuring some amazing content on the web and more. There are playlists on PWA, Design Learning, event recordings, and more. This is a channel you should visit to have a greater understanding of the web and upskill. Google Chrome Developers has 584k subscribers and 37 million views at the moment.
25. Apna College
Last but not the least, Apna College with Aman Dhattarwal with his team as the face of the channel has an amazing animated course on Web Development on Apna College. The course is taught by a guy who has cleared Googler Summer of Code being from a non-cs background. Apna College has 509k subscribers and 25 million views on the channel.
That was it for today folks. Though I have another set of great channels, these are more than enough to build your skills as a web developer. Honorable mentions to the evergreen and most famous channels such as FreeCodeCamp, Edureka, Programming with Mosh, Simplilearn, and Intellipaat who provide 6-10hr long videos on the topic covering a ton of concepts in a limited amount of time. Which YouTube channel is your favorite? Let me know in the comment section below!
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