Keeping pace with all the developments in the web industry requires some serious effort. Whether you are a front or back end developer or designer, or just someone who likes Web Development, things are moving so fast that staying updated requires a significant investment of time and effort.

That why podcasts are here to rescue you

Podcasts are a great way of getting the latest in web development without a huge time commitment. The good thing about podcasts is that you can listen to a podcast while you are on your morning run, driving to work or simply relaxing at the end of the day.

The Challenge of Choice

The number of podcasts based on Web Development can become a blocker for many people. There are just too many high-quality podcasts to choose from and selecting the right podcast to suit you, and the topic you want to listen to is often a reason why many often shy away from podcasts.

To help you get over this issue, I have compiled a list of some of my favourites to share. I have tried to keep the podcast list to a reasonable number so that as you go through the list, you can try out the podcasts that catch your eye and decide if you wish to return for more or if you have a podcast that isn’t on the list please leave a comment below.

1. The Changelog

The Changelog Podcast

The Changelog is a weekly podcast hosted by Adam Stacoviak and Jerod Santo speak on all things open source. This podcast features in-depth interviews from known people who work at the heart of open source technologies such as software engineers, hackers, leaders, and innovators.

The podcast features the full quota of programming languages, platforms and open source communities, The Changelog tackles subjects in an informative and educational way.

2. Full Stack Radio

Full Stack Radio Podcast

Full stack radio hosted by Adam Wathan, offers informative podcasts that help developers know about the major development technologies. Whether it’s related to system administration or single page application architecture, Adam Wathan and his guests dig deep on all tech subjects.

3. Think Like a Hacker with WordFence

Think Like A Hacker By Wordfence Podcast

Join Mark Maunder the co-founder of WordFence as he and his colleague Kathy Zant cover interesting topics related to WordPress, security and innovation. Episodes alternate between security news and interviews with innovators from WordPress and information security communities.

4. Syntax

Syntax Podcast

Hosted by Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski, Syntax is a weekly show that probes into web development. This podcast covers a range of topics from cover from JavaScript frameworks like React, to the latest advancements in CSS to simplifying web tooling, speaking at conferences and productivity hacks.

5. CodePen Radio

Codepen Radio Podcast

CodePen is used by Web Developers everywhere as a way to showcase and share demo code. This podcast is hosted by Chris Coyier, Alex Vazquez, and Tim Sabat. They share stories, learning’s, struggles and successes that they’ve come across in running a web software business.

6. Developer Tea

Developer Tea Podcast

Developer Tea is a perfectly formed podcast designed to fit into a ten-minute tea break. Hosted Jonathan Cutrell, this podcast is packed with great insights, thought-provoking ideas and quality resources on a range of topics from coding, problem-solving and career development.

7. Shop Talk Show

Shop Talk Show Podcast

Hosted Dave Rupert and Chris Coyier, Shop Talk Show is a weekly podcast that discusses customer experience, design and CSS and everything else in between.

8. The Web Platform Podcast

The Web Platform Podcast

The Web Platform Podcast is a weekly podcast that dives deep into all things web from the developers building the platform today. Topics range from web standards to unit testing, and web APIs to Vue.js.

9. WP Builds

Wp Builds Podcast

Hosted by Nathan Wrigley along with David Waumsley. WP Builds is a weekly podcast series that covers news and webinars related to WordPress. The main focus of this podcast is WordPress Core, themes, plugins, and hosting.

10. JS Party

Js Party Podcast

JS Party is a great Podcast to start if you like JavaScript as you will find a range of hosts interview knowledgeable developers in the JavaScript community about frameworks like Node and Electron, and the types of solutions being built with them.

11. PHPUgly

Php Ugly Podcast

PHPUgly podcast presents all that you want to know about. From visual studio tips and tricks to latest Laravel upgrades. PHPUgly covers different areas of development, offering complete analysis and reports. With hundreds of already published podcasts, the channel is continuously growing with more and more.

12. The Presentable Podcast

Presentable Podcast

The Presentable Podcast focuses on how we design and build the products that are shaping the digital future. The Presentable Podcast track the tools, trends, and methods being used by teams from the most prominent companies and the latest startups.

13. HTML All The Things

Html All The Things Podcast

Hosted by Matt Lawrence along the side with his co-host Mike Kara, HTML All The Things dive headfirst into the world of web development and design. In the podcast, you find discussions from running a small business, making websites and apps for clients from all over the world and much, much more!

14. React Podcast

React Podcast

Hosted by Michael Chan other known as Chantastic, React Podcast is all about React, this podcast talks to a wide variety of guests directly or related to React ecosystem.

15. Angular Air 

Angular Air

Hosted by Justin Schwartzenberger, Angular Air is a live videocast on YouTube that discusses all things Angular.

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15 of The Best Podcasts For Web Developers