10 Must Listen to Podcasts for Web Developers

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As a web developer, you would want to stay on top of the latest technologies and follow and learn from other developers as well. While reading numerous web development websites and personal blogs is always useful, you can also follow a number of podcasts and listen to the latest news and interviews of successful and skilled developers. We have compiled a list of 10 podcasts, which web developers should listen to.

As a web developer, you would want to stay on top of the latest technologies and follow and learn from other developers as well. While reading numerous web development websites and personal blogs is always useful, you can also follow a number of podcasts and listen to the latest news and interviews of successful and skilled developers. We have compiled a list of 10 podcasts, which web developers should listen to:

ThinkVitamin

Think Vitamin offers biweekly podcast, which is hosted by Keir Whitaker, who is joined by Ryan Carson and Mike Kus to discuss the latest in web development. The sessions cover CSS, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, Ruby, and various other topics.

The Dev Show

The web podcasts are hosted by Dan Benjamin and Jason Seifer and focused on PHP, Java, JavaScript, Ruby, and other web development technologies and topics. On the website, you can check out the schedule of the show and if you wish to participate or ask the host or his guests a question, you can join in by live chat or make a direct phone call.

The Change Log

Hosted by Adam Stacoviak and Wynn Netherland and with Steve Klabnik as a contributor, the podcasts cover various open source topics, which typically solve real-life problems. You can listen to the different episodes or browse the site’s archives, follow on Twitter, or subscribe to the podcast with iTunes or RSS.

Yahoo! Theatre

Yahoo’s developer network offers wealth of information on every web development topic imaginable. You can watch some of the top developers discuss various technologies and you can download the videos to your hard drive too, or read the transcripts and stay informed on the latest web development trends.

jQuery podcast

So far, there are 45 episodes that you can listen to and every single one of them is related to this powerful cross-browser JavaScript library.

The WordPress Podcast

Despite its name, the episodes cover not only strictly WordPress-related topics, but also look into web blog development, blog and site monetizing, search engine optimization, and more. However, the majority of the episodes discuss the world’s most popular CMS, WordPress development, plug-ins, and other related topics.

The Big Web Show

Hosted by Dan Benjamin and Jeffrey Zeldman, the big web show discusses web technology, typography, web content, design, social media, and other web-related topics.

The Userability Podcast

On the website, you can find numerous recorded sessions, discussing not only usability, but also design principles, mobile design, PDF and HTML prototypes, visualizations, responsive web design, and other hot subjects.

Workers of the Web

The website has podcast and blog posts, which cover numerous topics that might interest not only web developers, but everyone who spends his or her day working on the Internet or behind a computer. The topics range from dealing with clients when working as a web developer to ways to reduce the strain on your back while working behind a computer.

CSS Screen Casts

css-tricks.com has close to 100 videos, covering various CSS and HTML topics and the website allows you to watch them online or download them as m4v files. Some of the latest videos touch on HTML5 form types, attributes, and elements, CSS animation, body borders, border gradients, CSS slideup boxes, and table drawing.

Do you have a favorite web developer related podcast? Please share it with us in the comments.

 

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