Here are the best programming & coding podcasts of 2016. Add these web development podcasts to your list to help you become a better programmer & coder.
Developer Tea is hosted by Jonathan Cutrell. Developer Tea is a podcast made for web and software developers. Topics covered in Developer Tea are all related to becoming a better developer. The topics covered in this podcast includes learning & coding tips, questions & answers with listeners, interviews, etc. Episodes are very frequent and very short in length, making it an ideal coding podcast to listen to during shot breaks, walks or even commutes. This is my favourite programming podcast out right now.
The Shop Talk Show is a personal favourite of mine and is hosted by Dave Rupert and Chris Coyier. If you make websites then you definitely know that Chris is the brains behind possibly the greatest CSS site, css-tricks. He also runs a site called codepen, so he definitely knows what he’s talking about. Shop Talk Show is a podcast geared towards front-end developers and new episodes are weekly and are about an hour long each.
Full Stack Radio is hosted by Adam Wathan. Full Stack Radio is a podcast aimed at developers interested in building great software products. Every episode of full stack radio features a guest discussing their work processes. Topics have ranged from user experience and coding patterns to everything in between. Episode have been from 30 to 60 minutes long.
The Web Ahead is hosted by Jen Simmons. The Web Ahead is an interview themed podcast that deals with the history, present and future of the web and all the things that make it. The guests are all experts of their respective fields, making it for some great quality discussion. Episodes last well over an hour, giving this podcast a fresh feeling of not being constrained by time.
Hosted by Chris Coyier, Alex Vazquez, and Tim Sabat, the co-founders of CodePen. CodePen is an online web based coding tool. CodePen Radio talks about the challenges of running a web software business. Episodes are generally from 30 minutes to a little above that, depending on the content. Sometimes they have revisited or split up a topic to multiple episodes.