Want to be a web developer but not sure where to start or which programming language to begin with? There are plenty of resources you can fall back on to start learning languages like Swift or frameworks like AngularJS or even responsive design or just coding in general, if you know where to look (they’re everywhere on the Web).
Then again, there are some of us who learn better via video, and this contributes to many web design lessons being made available on Youtube. In this compilation, we’re featuring some of the best Youtube channels you can go back to over and over again, to learn a variety of aspects to do with web development.
We have listed some of the topics that are expected from each of the videos, to make your search easier for you. Let us know, via the comments, of any other channels that you think should be in this list.
Codecourse helping you learn to code for web development for free. There are videos about making awesome CSS using Bourbon & Neat, bulding MVC applications in PHP from scratch, and learning material for PHP from the basics up to practical application.
Things you can learn: PHP, CSS, Hosting.
DevTips gives you weekly tutorials and each video covers a topic thoroughly yet in an easy-to-follow manner. You can go into the basics such as HTML and CSS, CSS positioning, and others. The creator also devulges his experience in developing his personal website, from finding ideas, wireframing, creating web components to the final result.
Mackenzie Child covers various topics in web development, from design to coding to launching web apps on Ruby on Rails. There are screencasts about Ruby on Rails in 12 different applications, ranging from blogs, to-do apps to Pinterest clones on Rails.
Things you can learn: Ruby on Rails.
Tut+ creates video courses and tutorials to help you learn and master skills in web design. You can learn much here, including mastering Bootstrap, layout on Photoshop and Dreamweaver, build a responsive layout, implement SASS and Compass, making themes for Tumblr, and more. The in 60 Seconds videos make many topics very simple.
Things you can learn: HTML, CSS, Design (Photoshop, Dreamweaver).
Check out this channel by Brad Hussey which feaures free courses on coding for web development. The topics include: building websites from scratch using HTML and CSS, responsive web with Bootstrap, coding dynamic websites using PHP and others. Also included are videos about web hosting, and even how to be a great freelancer.
Google Chrome Developer shows web development best practice, HTTP 203, Polycast (about Google Polymer) and a very interesting tool tips series that shows you good tips for using many web fundamental apps or tools.
A channel to learn about the features and functionalities of the Google Web Designer tool, pluts a tutorial to using it to build a great website.
Things you can learn: Design, HTML, CSS, JS.
This is the YouTube Channel for CSSTricks.com made by Chris Coyier. The channel shows screencasts mainly about web design related topics, including CSS, Responsive design, SVG and others. There are also screencasts about WordPress Development.