Top 10 Web Design and Development Podcasts

Top 10 Web Design and Development podcasts. Listen, Learn and Be Inspired. And, of course, have fun.

1. Boagworld Web Design podcast

Web Design podcast

URL:http://boagworld.com/.
Description: The concept of Boagworld is to bring news, features and interviews on all aspects of web design and development. They do this is abundance (each show lasts from 45 minutes to 90 minutes), Paul and Marcus clearly have the technical know-how and add great wit and story telling into the mix and you have a great show. Who said that web design was boring!
RSS: Boagworld RSS Feed.
iTunes: Subscribe to Boagworld via iTunes.
Latest podcast: Number 129 (August 6, 2008), “This week’s show sees the return of Ryan and Stanton, holding the fort while Paul and Marcus sun themselves on holiday. We’ll be talking about taking your first steps into the world of conferences and answering your questions about font smoothing and browser emulators”.

2. .NET Web Design podcast

Web Design podcast

URL:www.netmag.co.uk/zine/podcast.
Description: .Net Takes a little bit more of a serious approach to web design, but still entertaining. The show is amazingly detailed and certianly informative. Thoroughly recommended.
RSS: .NET podcast RSS Feed.
iTunes: Subscribe to .NET via iTunes.
Latest podcast: Number 19 (August 4, 2008), “Welcome to episode 19 of Web Design TV. In this episode, Paul Wyatt shows you how to use repeat images for Dreamweaver backgrounds. You’ll learn how to use AP (absolutely positioned) Divs in Dreamweaver, and create tiled backgrounds with ease”.

3. The Rissington podcast

Web Design podcast

URL:http://therissingtonpodcast.co.uk/.
Description: The Rissington podcast takes a fun approach to web design, its presented by the funny John Oxton and Jon Hicks, broadcasting from Upper Rissington (UK). They think of it as a web-geek version of Gardeners Question Time! I love this show.
Downloads: Downloads are available in m4u and mp3 format from there site.
iTunes: Subscribe to TRP via iTunes.
Latest podcast: Number 15 (July 7, 2008).

4. You Suck at Web Design podcast

Web Design podcast

URL:www.yousuckatwebdesign.com/.
Description: You Suck at Web Design” is a humorous writing project about life as a web designer in our current flurry of web acronyms, standards compliance, WYSIWYG, style sheets, hacks, digging, 2.0-this and Ajax-that. It’s mostly a commentary on the life of a freelancer, and a horribly lop-side disdain for the corportate world and it’s micro management.
RSS: YSWD podcast RSS Feed.
iTunes: Subscribe to YSWD via iTunes.
Latest podcast: Number 39 (April 29, 2008), “In an effort to quell the combined angst I can almost smell emanating from the skulls of the five or six of you loyal fans who continually update your feeds and Click to Listencheck the website for new material, I decided I should create a new chaptisode and illuminate you. I’ve also decided that chocolate filled pop-tarts cannot be distilled into explosives, but I decide a lot of things when I nearly lose a finger…”. Honestly you have to listen to this.

5. Web Dev Radio podcast

Web Design podcast

URL:www.webdevradio.com/.
Description: An excellent show that covers everything from PHP, ASP and Ruby all the way to CSS and Ajax.
RSS: WDR podcast RSS Feed.
Latest podcast: Number 53 (July 22, 2008), “Recap of the Raleigh Startup weekend, plus some news on happenings in PHP, .NET, Java, Ruby and more.”.

6. Thw Web 2.0 Show podcast

Web Design podcast

URL:http://web20show.com/.
Description: The Web 2.0 Show is a podcast about emerging technologies commonly referred to as “Web 2.0″, and is hosted by Josh Owens and Adam Stacoviak. They focus on interviewing the developers and entrepreneurs who are creating the next generation of web services and media delivery.
RSS: TW 2.0 Show podcast RSS Feed.
iTunes: Subscribe to TW 2.0 Show via iTunes.
Latest podcast: Number 48 (August, 2008), “Adam and Josh sat down with Kevin Marks from Google. We chatted about Microformats, Open Social, The social graph api, etc.”.

7. The Ajaxian podcast

Web Design podcast

URL:ajaxian.com/by/category/podcasts.
Description: This podcast has just launched, so I can’t give it a detailed review. What I can say though is that judgeing by the quality of the site, this podcast series will be excellent.
RSS: The Ajaxian podcast RSS Feed.
iTunes: Subscribe to The Ajaxian podcast via iTunes.
Latest podcast: Number 48 (August, 2008), “We have a detailed chat about Web Workers, and where we see them being useful. John talks about issues around not being able to talk to the DOM, Alex talks about mashups, and I talk about some tests showing how they can help performance in a few areas. Matthew Russell did a demo using the Dojo 2d code at OSCON, and showed how he doubled the performance by pushing out computation into a Worker. John also talked about a special case for passing DOM fragments or the like to a Worker with special serialization. Of course, security is a concern for all of this.”.

8. Creative Expert podcast

Web Design podcast

URL:www.creativexpert.com/.
Description: This podcast specializes in interviews with experts in their respective fields. Listen, learn and be inspired.
RSS: Creative Expert podcast RSS Feed.
Latest podcast: Number 24 (20 July, 2008), An interview with Jason Santa Maria (enough said).

9. The WordPress podcast

Web Design podcast

URL:http://wp-community.org/.
Description: If like me you love WordPress, this is the podcast for you. It covers everything about WP, from issues and compatabilty to latest stable issues and plugins. In a nut shell it covers everything. Marvellous.
RSS: The WordPress podcast RSS Feed.
iTunes: Subscribe to The WordPress podcast via iTunes.
Latest podcast: Number 44 (04 August, 2008).

10. The Web Axe podcast

Web Design podcast

URL:http://webaxe.blogspot.com/.
Description: Web Axe is a podcast and blog featuring practical web design accessibility tips.
RSS: The Web Axe podcast RSS Feed.
Latest podcast: Number 64 (13 July, 2008), “This podcast covers the markup for Language, Abbreviations, and Quotes; CSS is a whole other issue which may be covered in a future podcast.”.

…I also like…

Engadget podcast (http://podcasts.engadget.com/).
Talcrunch podcast (http://www.talkcrunch.com/).
Diggnation podcast (http://revision3.com/diggnation/).

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Paul Andrew is the editor and founder of Speckyboy Design Magazine.

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