YouTube Channels You Should Subscribe (as a JavaScript Developer)


As a JavaScript developer, it's important to stay up-to-date with the latest trends, best practices, and tools in the industry because JavaScript libraries are born every day. One great way to do this is by watching YouTube channels that offer up-to-date high-quality content on web development . In this blog post, I'll share my favorite YouTube channels as a JavaScript developer, including those that cover topics like JavaScript frameworks, front-end development, back-end development, and more. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced developer, these channels are sure to provide valuable insights, tips, and tricks that can help you become a better programmer.

1. Michael Guay

Subscribers: ~13K
Videos: 45
Why I'm a Fan: Michael Guay covers advanced topics like Microservices in Nestjs and Kubernetes on EKS with hands-on simple explanation.

2. Joy of Code

Subscribers: ~16K
Videos: 138
Why I'm a Fan: Joy of Code's visually appealing video posters and consistently high-quality content make learning both enjoyable and informative.

3. Marius Espejo

Subscribers: ~22K
Videos: 60
Why I'm a Fan: Marius Espejo's focus on Nest.js tips and practices are enough to subscribe his channel.

4. AlgoJS

Subscribers: ~23K
Videos: 236
Why I'm a Fan: Most tutorials on data structure and algorithms are in Python and Java, but AlgoJS's focuses on data structures and algorithms in JavaScript.

5. Frank's Laboratory

Subscribers: ~72K
Videos: 128
Why I'm a Fan: Frank's Laboratory dives deep into the exciting world of cutting-edge HTML5 canvas animation. What keeps me subscribed is the way they make complex animation concepts feel achievable.

6. Web Dev Cody

Subscribers: ~150K
Videos: 784
Why I'm a Fan: This guy provides a steady stream of tips and tricks that come in handy when tackling real-world coding challenges.

7. Jack Herrington

Subscribers: ~160K
Videos: 393
Why I'm a Fan: I knew him when I first dive into micro frontends. Jack Herrington's in-depth coverage of advanced topics like micro-frontends, Mono repos and framework comparison, etc. is simply superb. He also replies to comments.

8. PedroTech

Subscribers: ~170K
Videos: 279
Why I'm a Fan: PedroTech's extensive coverage of React and Next.js tips and practices has been invaluable to my development journey.

9. James Q Quick

Subscribers: ~188K
Videos: 632
Why I'm a Fan: This guy consistently shares valuable tips and best practices for JavaScript developers through his weekly uploads.

10. Dave Gray

Subscribers: ~208K
Videos: 350
Why I'm a Fan: Dave Gray's complete series have been instrumental in my learning journey.

11. Lama Dev

Subscribers: ~250K
Videos: 75
Why I'm a Fan: Lama Dev's complete full-stack application tutorials provide a hands-on learning experience. With regular uploads, there's always a new project to dive into.

12. Code with Ania Kubów

Subscribers: ~390K
Videos: 250
Why I'm a Fan: Ania Kubów's courses on freeCodeCamp have been incredibly helpful in my learning journey.

13. Visual Studio Code

Subscribers: ~400K
Videos: 693
Why I'm a Fan: Visual Studio Code not only serves as a code editor but also offers insightful tips and practices on YouTube, helping developers maximize their coding

14. Coder Coder

Subscribers: ~460K
Videos: 83
Why I'm a Fan: While currently not uploading, Coder Coder's past content and geeky charm have left a lasting impression.

15. Codevolution

Subscribers: ~550K
Videos: 1.4K
Why I'm a Fan: Codevolution excels in presenting even the trickiest concepts in a way that's easy to grasp. If you want to learn something new, check his channel first and if there is a serie on that topic, I am sure you will grasp that topic after watching his serie.

16. JavaScript Mastery

Subscribers: ~700K
Videos: 108
Why I'm a Fan: JavaScript Mastery stands out for its remarkable clarity in both the instructor's voice and explanations. The regular video uploads are a real treat, but what truly sets them apart is their commitment to guiding you through the entire process of building and deploying complete projects. It's like having a mentor by your side! (This one is on ChatGPT, so dramatic :D )

17. Kevin Powell

Subscribers: ~801K
Videos: 683
Why I'm a Fan: Kevin Powell is my go-to for CSS tips and practices. With bi-weekly uploads, I can keep refining my front-end (css) skills.

18. Academind

Subscribers: ~884K
Videos: 660
Why I'm a Fan: Academind's short and concise crash courses on new technologies are a real time-saver.

19. Web Dev Simplified

Subscribers: ~1.4M
Videos: 630
Why I'm a Fan: Web Dev Simplified has a knack for making complex concepts feel incredibly accessible. With their consistent weekly uploads, this channel has become my go-to destination for easily digestible explanations of various web development topics.

20. Net Ninja

Subscribers: ~1.2M
Videos: 2.2K
Why I'm a Fan: Net Ninja is a treasure trove for JavaScript enthusiasts. With daily uploads, they ensure you're never left behind in the fast-paced world of JavaScript. From frameworks to libraries, they've got it all covered.

21. Traversy Media

Subscribers: ~2.2M
Videos: 955
Why I'm a Fan: Traversy Media offers a wealth of crash courses that have significantly accelerated my learning because I like tutorials that covers main concepts instead of covering every features of a library or framework.

22. Fireship

Subscribers: ~2.5M
Videos: 582
Why I'm a Fan: Fireship is my go-to channel for staying informed about the latest technologies. By watching around 100 seconds on a video, I'm always in the know, which is crucial in the ever-evolving tech world.

23. thenewboston

Subscribers: ~2.7M
Videos: 4.4K
Why I'm a Fan: Bucky Roberts was my very first programming teacher on YouTube. I owe a lot to this channel, and I'm thrilled to see it back with regular uploads after his long pause. If he didn't pause, his channel would be at least 10M subscribers nowadays.


Subscribers: ~8.3M
Videos: 1.5K
Why I'm a Fan: I bet you know this channel. It is like a free version of