Top podcasts for software developers

Podcasts about coding, web development, Laravel, Ruby, JavaScript, APIs, and more.

Justin Jackson

4 min

Programmers love podcasts. Whether you're driving, going for a walk, or working, it's nice to hear from other folks who love to code and want to get better at it. Here's a list of podcasts for devs.

Over Engineered

A podcast where we explore unimportant programming questions (mostly PHP/Laravel/JavaScript) in extreme detail.

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Scaling DevTools

Interviews with the people behind established DevTools like Algolia, SendGrid & AWS. As well as up-and-coming DevTool startups like and AssemblyAI to find out how side projects become unicorns. 

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No Compromises

Two seasoned salty programming veterans talk about best practices based on years of working with Laravel SaaS teams.

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The Laravel Podcast

The Laravel Podcast brings you Laravel and PHP development news and discussion. This season is hosted by Matt Stauffer and Taylor Otwell.

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The Scrimba Podcast

Learn from inspiring developers about how they found meaningful and fulfilling work that also pays them well.

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Campfire Coders

Sitting around an internet campfire, nerdin' out about web development (Laravel, PHP), keyboards, drums, drinks, and who knows what else!

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Indie Rails

Jeremy and Jess host a podcast where they delve into the journeys of indie developers dedicated to the Rails framework, exploring their entrepreneurial spirit and the businesses they've built. Catering to self-starters who value independence but may also enjoy collaboration, this podcast is for those who see Rails as an indispensable tool in their business ventures.

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Mostly Technical

Hosted by Ian Landsman and Aaron Francis, Mostly Technical is a lively discussion on Laravel, business, and an eclectic mix of related topics.

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No Plans to Merge

A comedy podcast masquerading as a show about programming.

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A tasty treats podcast for web developers hosted by Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski.

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Hackers Incorporated

Ben Orenstein and Adam Wathan on surviving the transition from developer to founder.

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North Meets South Web Podcast

Jacob Bennett and Michael Dyrynda live on opposite sides of the world, but they don't let a 14.5-hour time difference stop them! In each episode, they share their journey of building their own software product.

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FSJam Podcast

Conversations about the emerging world of Fullstack Jamstack applications. Anthony Campolo and Christopher Burns explore the development practices of the frameworks, libraries, and services enabling this new paradigm.

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The Technium

The Technium is a weekly podcast discussing the edge of technology and what we can build with it. Each week, Sri and Wil introduce a big idea in the future of computing and extrapolate the effect it will have on the world. Visit their website.

Developers! - mer än bara kod

A podcast (in Swedish) by two female software developers: Madde and Sofia.

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DevOps and Docker Talk

Bret Fisher covers Docker and container tools like Kubernetes, Swarm, Cloud Native development, Cloud tech, DevOps, GitOps, DevSecOps, and the full software lifecycle supply chain.

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APIs You Won't Hate

A no-nonsense podcast about API design & development, new features in the world of HTTP, service-orientated architecture, microservices, and probably bikes.

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Evergreen podcasts

These dev podcasts are great but are no longer publishing new episodes.

  • A Question of Code – a newbie coder and a seasoned veteran discuss the questions that always come up when someone begins learning to code.

  • Basecode – A collection of mini-series discussions between Jason McCreary and Jess Archer on practices for writing less complex, more readable code, testing, and building products.

  • DevPath – A podcast about developer career paths hosted by Jacob Herrington.

  • Framework Friends – Aaron Francis and Andrew Culver compare their experiences as developers in the Laravel and Ruby on Rails ecosystems.

  • Full Stack Radio – Hosted by Adam Wathan, this podcast is for developers interested in building great software products.

  • – an interview podcast discussing mental health in software development.

  • Laravel Snippet – Taylor Otwell gives regular behind-the-scenes updates on what's happening in the Laravel ecosystem.

  • Ruby Blend – A Ruby podcast focused on what’s happening in the Ruby development community.

  • Remotely Interesting – the official Netlify podcast