15 YouTube Channels Every Web Designer And Developer Should Subscribe To

15 YouTube Channels Every Web Designer And Developer Should Subscribe To
Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: 2016

As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, hibernation mode is upon us. This is the perfect time to get cozy, and queue a few YouTube videos or tutorials to keep you motivated through the winter months.

Once you skip past all the cat videos, there’s a world of web design and development knowledge to explore on YouTube. This list consists of channels covering everything from color theory and creating color palettes, to parallax effect animations. You could even start on the Shopify Partners channel ( 😏 ) and watch our latest webinars with industry experts, such as Chris Coyier, Eva Lotta-Lamm, and Jeffrey Zeldman.

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Channels to follow:

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: Google Developers

TheNewBoston (1.4M Subscribers)

As one of the most popular channels out there, TheNewBoston is a great place to start for all things web design and development.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: Google Developers

Google Developers (991K Subscribers)

Learn from the best! The Google Developers channel features lessons, talks, the latest news, and best practices.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: Derek Banas

Derek Banas (532K Subscribers)

Derek’s most popular tutorials range from how to learn Javascript in 30 minutes, to a gestures and body language tutorial.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: LearnCode.academy

LearnCode.academy (257K Subscribers)

This channel was established in 2012, and has been growing ever since. Check out the awesome tutorials on CSS layouts, or responsive design.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: Codecourse

Codecourse (231K Subscribers)

“Helping you learn to code” is exactly what this channel will do. Even as a veteran, it’s always good to brush up on your skills.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: LevelUpTutes

LevelUpTuts (163K Subscribers)

When Scott Tolinski and Ben Schaaf started this channel in 2012, they wanted to provide basic tutorials that teach more than just what to type and when. They now have hundreds of videos that do just that with over 163,000 subscribers.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: DevTips

DevTips (161K Subscribers)

“Get your nerd on” and check out the awesome web design and development videos on DevTips. They post a new video every week to help keep you up-to-date with the latest trends.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: Adam Khoury

Adam Khoury (144K Subscribers)

Adam has an array of videos to help you master web development and graphic design. In his tutorials, he covers JavaScript, PHP, SQL, HTML, CSS, ActionScript and more.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: CodeGeek

CodeGeek (95K Subscribers)

CodeGeek has a great playlist on mobile app development with over 47 tutorial videos. This channel covers other topic such as AngularJs, NodeJS, Javascript, NodeJs Frameworks, PHP and more.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: Teela Cunningham

Teela Cunningham (56K Subscribers)

Teela has a great channel where she releases a new video every Tuesday around Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and hand lettering. Her skill is mesmerizing and you can easily spend hours watching her gorgeous lettering.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: Mackenzie Child

Mackenzie Child (37K Subscribers)

Mackenzie is a blast to watch! He has a great playlist on front-end design tutorials and recently ran a 12-in-12 Design to Code Challenge.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: Charlie Marie

Charli Marie (37K Subscribers)

Charli is a go-to for graphic design tutorials. She has a great series on her workflow where she shares tips on time-management, design tools, and how to stay organized.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: CSSTricks

CSS-Tricks (30K Subscribers)

This is the official YouTube channel for Chris Coyier’s CSS-Tricks. Just like their website, this channel offers amazing resources and tutorials on all things web design.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: Ask a Dev

Ask a Dev (14K Subscribers)

Started in 2013 by Mashable and Mutual Mobile, Ask a Dev posts a new video every week answer questions from the #AskADev hashtag on twitter. The videos are beautifully produced and cover a wide range of topics.

Web Design and Development YouTube Channels: Becky Kinkead

Becky Kinkead (10K Subscribers)

Check out Becky’s channel for some great tips on branding, graphic design, and photoshop tutorials.

We’ve only picked a handful of helpful YouTube channels to watch. Do you have a favorite that we missed? Let us know in comments below or tweet at us @ShopifyPartners.


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About the Author

Lauren is the Social Media Strategist for the Shopify Partners Team. Whenever she’s not crafting the perfect tweet, you can find her experimenting with new recipes and concocting the perfect Old Fashioned.

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