Who doesn’t love to hear the opinions of peer developers? Frankly put, Some of the most useful resources I’ve picked up is from listening to different opinions and thoughts. I’ve put together a small but comprehensive list of my favorite podcasts. The core topics revolve around coding, well-being philosophy, and how to cope with a different set of challenges.
I find myself listening to podcasts while doing the dishes, while on an airplane, driving, and commuting. Learning from podcasts adds up really quickly — there’s so much to learn yet so little time — why not try to maximize ways to improve?
If yours didn’t make it to the list, please post it in the comments and I’ll make sure to check it out!
Assume that the Person You’re Listening to Might Know Something You Don’t —Jordan Bernt Peterson
The Laracasts snippet, each episode, offers a single thought on some aspect of web development. Nothing more, nothing less. Hosted by Jeffrey Way.
I truly enjoy the way Jeffrey Way unfolds his opinions on web development, life, parenting, hiring and running a small business while keeping the atmosphere friendly. Great podcast with great topics — definitely helps to grow as a person.
If you’re looking into how to land freelance gigs, improve your coding or overall get your career to the next level — Syntax is the podcasts for you.
Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski are both great teachers and express themselves very fluently. Keeping up with the latest trends can be a drag. Syntax helps me to keep up to date with my skillsets.
There’s nothing more embarrassing than not knowing the latest trends. Especially crucial in the freelancing landscape since knowing the latest tools can be a huge time saver.
From industry professionals, for industry professionals
In January 2015, two independent podcasts — Design Details and Developer Tea — were started by three individuals who wanted to talk about the work they do every day. After an amazing response from the web community, we’ve teamed up to create the Spec Network to help designers and developers to learn, find great resources and connect with one another.
The official podcast of the freeCodeCamp open source community. Learn to code with free online courses, programming projects, and interview preparation for developer jobs.
freeCodeCamp has your back from how to get your first job to how to negotiate salaries, and much more!
We are a few guys who’ve been professional programmers for years. As avid listeners of podcasts and consumers of many things code-related, we were frustrated by the lack of quality programming (pun) available in listenable formats. Given our years of experience and real-world problem solving skills, we thought it might be worth getting into this world of podcasting and “giving back” a shot.
From teaching kids to code to concurrency, Patrick Wheeler and Jason Gauci have you covered. Programming Throwdown recommends the best developer tools, books and coding patterns. They’ve been available since 2010 and are a great over-all listening experience.
Away From The Keyboard is a podcast that talks to technologists and tells their stories. Stories about how they started, how they grew, how they learned, and how they unwind. It’s hosted by Cecil Phillip and Richie Rump and new episodes are released every Tuesday.
A podcast for developers interested in building great software products. Every episode, Adam Wathan is joined by a guest to talk about everything from product design and user experience to unit testing and system administration.
This should give you a nice range of topics to listen to! Stay awesome and thanks for reading!
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