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Which YouTube Channels Enhance Developer Skills?

What YouTube channels do you recommend for software developers looking to enhance their skills? Why are they valuable?


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Sachin
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Dave Parr

youtube.com/@ArjanCodes

Best python focussed YT coach. Proposes software engineering as a skill rather than a string of videos on the new hot framework (though there is a little of that too, to appease the algo gods)

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OM JADHAV

Actually it varies field to field For

  1. Web Development: Code with harry, TheNewBoston, Traversy Media, FreeCodeCamp.org, Net Ninja, and Programming with Mosh ยน.
  2. Mobile App Development: CodeWithChris, Android Developers, iOS Academy, and Lets Build That App ยน.
  3. Game Development: Brackeys, Game Maker's Toolkit, and Extra Credits
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Oscar

Not specific to "developing software", so to speak, but one I haven't seen mentioned yet is youtube.com/@NeetCode and youtube.com/@NeetCodeIO.

I think there's ~400 well explained Leetcode problems across both channels (correct me if I'm wrong). It's a very valuable source of information!

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Tracy Ridge

There are loads to choose from and some do lots of mixed content.
Here are some of my favourites.

FreeCodeCamp
JavaScript Mastery
Programming with Mosh
Travis Media
Skill Foundry
Web Dev Simplified
Traversy Media
Fireship
James Q Quick
Learn with Jason

Design/CSS
Kevin Powell

Python & C++
Tech with Tim
Caleb Curry

Vue/Nuxt
Program with Erik

Svelte/SvelteKit
Huntabyte
Joy of Code
Ben Davis

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Giuliano1993

youtube.com/@francescociulla : for great *interviews **with devs and great tutorials on **docker **and on **API development
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youtube.com/@mattpocockuk to master **Typescript **with a lot of in-depth video but also beginner friendly content

youtube.com/@LaravelDaily to learn design patterns, best practices and code reviews about Laravel

youtube.com/@SchrodingerHat lives from community events and **workshops **about misc arguments

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oh hi mark

TO RECAP FOR EVERYONE (Using AI)

Here's a ranked list of the mentioned channels based on the frequency of mentions:

Fireship - Mentioned 3 timesโ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹.
FreeCodeCamp - Mentioned 2 timesโ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹.
Programming with Mosh - Mentioned 2 timesโ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹.

Other channels mentioned once include Socratica, TechWorldwithNana, CodeOpinion, ByteByteGo, t3dotgg, WebDevSimplified, TheCodingTrain, Code with Harry, TheNewBoston, Traversy Media, Net Ninja, CodeWithChris, Android Developers, iOS Academy, Lets Build That App, Brackeys, Game Maker's Toolkit, Extra Credits, ArjanCodes, NeetCode, NeetCodeIO, francescociulla, mattpocockuk, LaravelDaily, SchrodingerHat, JavaScript Mastery, Travis Media, Skill Foundry, Traversy Media, James Q Quick, Learn with Jason, Kevin Powell, Tech with Tim, Caleb Curry, Program with Erik, Huntabyte, Joy of Code, Ben Davis, Tsoding, codingmastery_dev, edurekaIN, RockTheJvm, thedevinsideyou, and Jetbrains channelโ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹.

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zahash

I would highly recommend Tsoding. He writes all kinds of stuff in all kinds of languages

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Prayson Wilfred Daniel • Edited

For Python Software Design, ArjanCodes is my favourite ๐Ÿคฉ

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Fomonyuytar Joseph

The net ninja for me is one of the best channels of YouTube and my reason for this is that he explains and breaks the concept down well secondly,he doesn't just release 2 hours videos even if it a project based tutorial but rather breaks each concept into a separate videos of about 10 mins which I love so much because it helps me know what exactly am learning at that point and what the focus is on

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Nattie Nets

freeCodeCamp is excellent! Tutorials for almost everything. They feature many other channels in their videos too. Can't recommend them enough!

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Usman Khalil

Fireship has one of the best and precise content.

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HaileyLT | Data Guys

I have one is edurekaIN. Channel have fundamental knowledge, developer can easy to catch up first step. There have many fundamentals use case, learn from use case is good for developers

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Yogesh Chavan

This is also worth checking out:

youtube.com/@codingmastery_dev

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Mehmood-Ul-Haq

It depends on which one you are comfortable with. I remember it might have been a few days ago when I recommended someone the YouTube channel I liked, but he actually did not like it.

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