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The Ultimate List of Developer Podcasts

Podcasts have emerged as a powerful medium for reaching a technical audience. The number of developer podcasts have proliferated in recent years and in fact, the global podcasting market is expected to grow from USD 21.4 billion in 2022 to USD 133.9 billion in 2032. Getting booked as a guest or sponsor on these shows gets you direct access to your target customers’ ears.

At Draft.dev, we’re well aware of the value of reaching tech audiences through podcasts. Our clients often seek our guidance on which programming podcasts offer the most suitable opportunities for guest appearances, sponsorships, and advertising. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best software engineering podcasts.

These podcasts run the gamut of technical topics. Many of these programming podcasts have sponsorship and guest spots open, so if you’re trying to reach a technical audience, it’s worth reaching out. Finally, this list will continue to grow as we find new episodes, so check back occasionally if you don’t immediately find what you need.


Topic: Airtable

BuiltOnAir is a podcast and video series about all things Airtable. Each week, they talk with someone active in the Airtable community to discuss their experiences and showcase an interesting way they’ve used Airtable in their work.

Code with Jason

Topic: Software Engineering/Development/Programming

This podcast discusses technical topics with interesting people. Guests include people from companies like GitHub, Google and Stripe.

The DevRelX Podcast

Topic: DevRel

Hackathons? Communities? Metrics? Events? Tech Industry pioneers from the world’s largest tech companies share insight on developer marketing success. Listen to the industry’s biggest challenges and how to overcome them. In every episode, each special guest covers a *hot* developer marketing topic.

Software Engineering Radio

Topic: Software Engineering/Development/Programming

Software Engineering Radio is a podcast targeted at professional software developers. The goal is to be a lasting educational resource, not a newscast. SE Radio covers all topics of software engineering. New episodes are either tutorials on a specific topic or an interview with a well-known character from the software engineering world. All SE Radio episodes are original content — we do not record conferences or talks given in other venues. Each episode comprises two speakers to ensure a lively listening experience. SE Radio is brought to you by IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Software magazine.

Community Pulse

Topic: DevRel

Community Pulse is the spot for Developer Relations and Community professionals who are looking for information on building technical communities. Community Builders and DevRel veterans Jason Hand, Mary Thengvall, PJ Hagerty, Sarah-Jane Morris, and Wesley Faulkner interview experts in the field of Developer Relations and Community Leadership on a broad range of topics related to building community.


Topic: Life/General

Stories and interviews from people on their coding journey.

Community Signal

Topic: DevRel

Community Signal is a podcast for experienced online community professionals, including those working in audience engagement, association management, developer relations, moderation, trust and safety, and more. It’s released every two weeks and hosted by industry veteran Patrick O’Keefe.

This is a very community-focused program. There are plenty of social media and marketing podcasts out there. That’s not what this is. Social media is a set of tools. Community is a strategy you apply to those tools. Marketing brings new customers. Community helps you keep them.

JavaScript Jabber

Topic: JavaScript

Weekly panel discussion about Javascript on the front and back ends. This show is primarily focused on the web ecosystem, but also covers NodeJS, mobile, and language features.


Topic: Web Design/ Web Development A live podcast about front end web design and UX.

CoRecursive: Coding Stories

Topic: Software Engineering/Development/Programming

In software development, there are so many smart and interesting people building things. In each episode a guest shares their story and along the way, we learn about an area of software development. I think you will learn a couple of things and enjoy the process. I hope you subscribe and enjoy, Your Host, Adam

Software Engineering Daily

Topic: Software Engineering/Development/Programming

Software Engineering Daily features daily interviews about technical software topics. Join our Slack group. Data from my two years at Software Engineering Radio indicates that technical software podcast listeners are an underserved market. If you are a software engineer who doesn’t listen to many podcasts about software, this should be self-evident.

Software Developer’s Journey

Topic: Life/General

How does one become a software developer? Each week, a successful developer tells us their life’s story. They describe their path into tech’ and share what they learned along the way.

The Azure Podcast

Topic: Microsoft cloud technologies

Short podcasts on various topics related to the Microsoft Cloud platform.

Azure Friday (HD) - Channel 9

Topic: Microsoft cloud technologies

Join Scott Hanselman, Donovan Brown, or Lara Rubbelke as they host the engineers who build Azure, demo it, answer questions, and share insights.

The Salesforce Admins Podcast

Topic: Salesforce

A podcast for Salesforce Admins who are solving problems in the cloud.

Good Day, Sir! Show, a Salesforce Podcast

Topic: Salesforce

We are software engineers that focus on developing custom software solutions for the Salesforce.com Platform. We started this podcast to share our conversations around software development, technology, and the Salesforce.com Platform. Our goal is to keep developers and non-developers informed with our own unique brand of casual, honest, and entertaining commentary.

RunAs Radio

Topic: Microsoft products

RunAs Radio is a weekly Internet Audio Talk Show for IT Professionals working with Microsoft products.

Arrested DevOps

Topic: DevOps

Arrested DevOps is the podcast that helps you achieve understanding, develop good practices, and operate your team and organization for maximum DevOps awesomeness.

Pulling the Strings

Topic: Puppet

The Puppet Podcast features Puppet community members talking about the latest trends in configuration management & cloud automation as well as DevOps culture.

Developer Tea

Topic: Software Engineering/Development/Programming

Developer Tea exists to help driven developers connect to their ultimate purpose and excel at their work so that they can positively impact the people they influence. With over 13 million downloads to date, Developer Tea is a short podcast hosted by Jonathan Cutrell (@jcutrell), co-founder of Spec and Director of Engineering at PBS. We hope you’ll take the topics from this podcast and continue the conversation, either online or in person with your peers.

TWiT.tv Shows

Topic: Software Engineering/Development/Programming

Leo Laporte brings some of the most interesting personalities in technology together to talk about the most important issues. Fun, relaxed, informative, and always entertaining, count on TWiT for the best tech podcasts in the world.

Merge Conflict

Topic: Mobile development

Merge Conflict is a weekly discussion with Frank and James on all things development, technology, & more. After years of being friends, Frank and James finally decided to sit down and start a podcast about their lives as mobile developers using C#, Xamarin, and .NET MAUI. Much more than just another mobile development podcast, Merge Conflict, reaches all areas of development including desktop, server, and of course mobile. They also cover fun things happening in the world of technology and gaming and whatever else happens to be on Frank’s and James’ minds.

Software Defined Talk

Topic: Enterprise Software and Cloud Computing

A weekly podcast covering all the news and events in Enterprise Software and Cloud Computing. We discuss topics including Kubernetes, DevOps, Serverless, Security, and Coding. Plus, plenty of off topic banter and nonsense to keep you entertained. Don’t worry if you miss the latest industry conference, we will recap all the latest news from AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).


Topic: General Technology

Upgrade looks at how technology shapes our lives, from the devices in our hands and pockets to the streaming services that keep us entertained. Hosted by Jason Snell and Myke Hurley.

Jupiter Broadcasting Shows

Topic: Software Engineering/Development/Programming

Variety of shows. Check website.

Python Test

Topic: Python

TPython’s test-focused podcast is more than just pytest, testing, and TDD. We also cover Python packaging, data science, CI/CD, project automation, and tons of other software engineering practices. Hosted by Brian Okken.

The Testing Show

Topic: Software testing

The Testing Show - covering everything related to software testing. Our panel of software testing experts will break down and analyze new tools, methodologies, trends, and more. With a new episode every two weeks, you’ll be sure to get your testing fix. The Testing Show is sponsored by QualiTest. Deploy Software that You and Your Customers Trust with QualiTest Software Testing and Business Assurance Services.

.NET Rocks!

Topic: .NET

.NET Rocks! is an Internet Audio Talk Show for Microsoft .NET Developers.

Hanselminutes with Scott Hanselman

Topic: Software Engineering/Development/Programming

My name is Scott Hanselman. I’m a programmer, teacher, and speaker. I work out of my home office in Portland, Oregon for the Web Platform Team at Microsoft, but this blog, its content, and opinions are my own. I blog about technology, culture, gadgets, diversity, code, the web, where we’re going, and where we’ve been. I’m excited about community, social equity, media, entrepreneurship, and above all, the open web.

I have three podcasts and a YouTube channel. One podcast is a weekly talk show on tech, one an occasional one-hour essay on developers’ lives, and one is a social media and tech culture show with my friend Luvvie.

Accidental Tech Podcast

Topic: Apple

Three nerds discussing tech, Apple, programming, and loosely related matters.

Android Developers Backstage

Topic: Android

Android Backstage, a podcast by and for Android developers. Hosted by developers from the Android engineering team, this show covers topics of interest to Android programmers, with in-depth discussions and interviews with engineers on the Android team at Google.

App Marketing by App Masters

Topic: App Development

Discover app marketing growth hacks from the top app publishers. Learn the secrets of app store optimization, app store features, and online marketing to drive more downloads for your mobile app.

Core Intuition

Topic: Apple

A podcast about indie software development for the Mac, iOS, and other Apple technologies.

React Native Radio

Topic: React Native

Exploring React Native Together


Topic: Apple

MTJC podcast is a show about mobile development. Each week Jaime Lopez, Mark Rubin (sometimes Greg Heo and Tammy Coron), and myself, Tim Mitra, will convene from across the continent to discuss iOS and Mac development. We discuss current issues to find out what developers are talking about, what their apps are about, what they are using to create their apps, and what advice they have for other developers (or those looking to become one). We also have news, notes, and tech tips for developers.

Adventures in Angular

Topic: Angular

Adventures in Angular is a weekly podcast about developments in the Angular community, tools, techniques, and ecosystem.

Front End Happy Hour

Topic: Web Design/ Web Development

A podcast featuring a panel of Software Engineers from Netflix, Twitch, & Atlassian talking over drinks about all things Front End development.

Modern Web

Topic: Web Design/ Web Development

Modern Web is a podcast that explores next generation frameworks, standards, and techniques. Visit http://modern-web.org for more.

North Meets South Web Podcast

Topic: Software Engineering/Development/Programming Jacob Bennett and Michael Dyrynda conquer a 14.5 hour time difference to talk about life as web developers.

techzing tech podcast

Topic: life/General

If you’re a hacker, you’ll probably like our show! ;)

Bootstrapped Web

Topic: Entrepreneurship

Bootstrapped Web is for entrepreneurs bootstrapping their startups, who believe that the best way to get to where we’re going is to learn by doing. Conversations, case studies, and interviews with entrepreneurs who are building profitable businesses online. Let’s do this.

Startups For the Rest of Us

Topic: Entrepreneurship

The longest-running (and most popular) podcast for bootstrapped and mostly bootstrapped startups, this show follows the stories of founders as they start, acquire, and grow SaaS companies. Hear when they fail, struggle, succeed, and take you with them through the tumultuous life of a SaaS founder. If you like Mixergy, This Week in Startups, or SaaStr, you’ll enjoy Startup for the Rest of Us.

Entrepreneurs on Fire

Topic: Entrepreneurship

John Lee Dumas is the founder and host of the award-winning podcast, Entrepreneurs On Fire. With over 100 million listens of his 3000+ episodes, JLD has turned Entrepreneurs On Fire into a media empire that generates over a million listens every month and 7-figures of NET annual revenue 8-years in a row. His first traditionally published book, The Common Path to Uncommon Success is the modern day version of Think and Grow Rich with a revolutionary 17-step roadmap to financial freedom and fulfillment. Learn more at UncommonSuccessBook.com.

Rogue Startups Podcast

Topic: Entrepreneurship

The Rogue Startups podcast features two bootstrapped startup founders as they grow their businesses. We feature experts in the fields of sales, marketing, and product development to hear how they’re growth hacking their productized services, WordPress plugins, and SaaS products. If you’re on the journey of an entrepreneur then tune in and hear how we’re tackling some of the same obstacles you may be facing, and how we’re winning in the game of business. Listeners of Startups for the Rest of Us, Mixergy, Zero to Scale, Bootstrapped Web, The Startup Chat, and Rhodium Podcast will love checking…

Global Product Management Talk

Topic: Product Management

ProdMgmtTalk Professionals forwarding the movement for product excellence by design. Discussions about the art, craft, and discipline required for products that contribute value. All aspects of customer development, user experience, product innovation, design, development, marketing, and scaling. @ProdMgmtTalk Founded by @CindyFSolomon talking with thought leaders from Silicon Valley and beyond. @StartupProduct @ProductSummit Syndicating The Everyday Innovator with Chad McAllister.

This is Product Management

Topic: Product Management

“This is Product Management” interviews brilliant minds across the numerous disciplines that fuel the modern product manager. Episodes span from arts to science, tactics to strategies, confessions to professions. Take a deep dive into user experience, statistics, innovation, differentiation, design, development, metrics, and more with the latest podcast for product managers. Learn more and subscribe at thisisproductmanagement.com.

The Tropical MBA Podcast

Topic: Entrepreneurship

The Tropical MBA Podcast aims to show you the inside story of the people who are building “micro-multinational” businesses while they travel the world. We are interested in entrepreneurship, travel, internationalization, and personal freedom. Join 1,000’s of listeners from all around the world, every Thursday morning.


Topic: Entrepreneurship

Business tips for startups by proven entrepreneurs

The Smart Passive Income Online Business and Blogging Podcast

Topic: Entrepreneurship

Pat Flynn from The Smart Passive Income Blog reveals all of his online business and blogging strategies, income sources, and killer marketing tips and tricks so you can be ahead of the curve with your online business or blog. Discover how you can create multiple passive income streams that work for you so that you can have the time and freedom to do what you love, whether it’s traveling the world, or just living comfortably at home. Since 2008, he’s been supporting his family with his many online businesses, and he’s been openly sharing his wins, his losses, and all the lessons.

Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield

Topic: Entrepreneurship

Ever wish you had a business mentor with over a decade of experience whispering success secrets in your ear? That’s exactly what you’ll get when you tune into the top-ranked Online Marketing Made Easy Podcast with your host, 9 to 5er turned CEO of a multi-million dollar business, Amy Porterfield. Her specialty? Breaking down big ideas and strategies into actionable step-by-step processes designed to get you results with a whole lot less stress. Tune in, get inspired, and get ready to discover why hundreds of thousands of online business owners turn to Amy for guidance.

Talk Python To Me

Topic: Python

Talk Python to Me is a weekly podcast hosted by developer and entrepreneur Michael Kennedy. We dive deep into the popular packages and software developers, data scientists, and incredible hobbyists doing amazing things with Python. If you’re new to Python, you’ll quickly learn the ins and outs of the community by hearing from the leaders. And if you’ve been Pythoning for years, you’ll learn about your favorite packages and the hot new ones coming out of open source.

Python Bytes

Topic: Python

Python Bytes is a weekly podcast hosted by Michael Kennedy and Brian Okken. The show is a short discussion on the headlines and noteworthy news in the Python, developer, and data science space.

Lately in PHP podcast

Topic: PHP

News and interviews about the latest happenings in the PHP and Web development world. Hosted by Manuel Lemos of the PHPClasses.org site and other guest hosts. It is recorded in MP3 format at least once a month at the beginning of each month.

Java Off-Heap

Topic: Java

Welcome to the Best Java News podcast! The podcast started when four friends always got together and start discussing the current Java News and Technologies. Since each of us had such a different perspective on the Java Ecosystem (Freddy is a Performance nut, Bob is a Consultant, Michael runs Spring Batch and Josh works with Java Enterprise) we got into pretty interesting (and sometimes controversial) discussions. Figuring out that we could have fun while discovering the news we decided to turn on the mics and record.

Illegal Argument

Topic: Java

Greg, Mark, and Richard get together weekly and talk about things of interest in the Java community. Greg works for SimWorks (http://www.simworks.com) specialize in mobile phone software. Mark works for SecureMX (www.smx.co.nz). Richard works for Blue Train Software (http://www.bluetrainsoftware.com)

Ruby Rogues

Topic: Ruby

A weekly discussion about Ruby, Rails, and software development involving the Top End Devs in the community and around the world.

Programming Throwdown

Topic: Software Engineering/Development/Programming

Programming Throwdown educates Computer Scientists and Software Engineers on a cavalcade of programming and tech topics. Every show will cover a new programming language, so listeners will be able to speak intelligently about any programming language.

TestGuild Automation Testing Podcast

Topic: Software QA

Test Talks is a weekly podcast hosted by Joe Colantonio, which geeks out on all things software test automation. TestTalks covers news found in the testing space, reviews books about automation, and speaks with some of the thought leaders in the test automation field. We’ll aim to interview some of today’s most successful and inspiring software engineers and test automation thought leaders.

Laravel News Podcast

Topic: Laravel

The Laravel News Podcast brings you all the latest news and events related to the Laravel PHP Framework

The Laracasts Snippet

Topic: Laravel

The Laracasts snippet, each episode, offers a single thought on some aspect of web development.

Go Time

Topic: Golang

Your source for diverse discussions from around the Go community. This show records LIVE every Tuesday at 3pm US Eastern. Join the Golang community and chat with us during the show in the #gotimefm channel of Gophers slack. Panelists include Mat Ryer, Jon Calhoun, Carmen Andoh, Johnny Boursiquot, Angelica Hill, Mark Bates, Kris Brandow, and Natalie Pistunovich. We discuss cloud infrastructure, distributed systems, microservices, Kubernetes, Docker… oh and also Go! Some people search for GoTime or GoTimeFM and can’t find the show, so now the strings GoTime and GoTimeFM are in our…

Talking Kotlin

Topic: Kotlin

A bimonthly podcast that covers the Kotlin programming language by JetBrains, as well as related technologies. Hosted by Hadi Hariri

The TWIML AI Podcast

Topic: Machine Learning/ AI

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are dramatically changing the way businesses operate and people live. The TWIML AI Podcast brings the top minds and ideas from the world of ML and AI to a broad and influential community of ML/AI researchers, data scientists, engineers, and tech-savvy business and IT leaders. Hosted by Sam Charrington, a sought-after industry analyst, speaker, commentator and thought leader. Technologies covered include machine learning, artificial intelligence, deep learning, natural language processing, neural networks, analytics, computer science, data science…

Scrum Master Toolbox Podcast

Topic: Agile

Every weekday, Certified Scrum Master, Agile Coach, and business consultant Vasco Duarte interviews Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches from all over the world to get you actionable advice, new tips and tricks, improve your craft as a Scrum Master with daily doses of inspiring conversations with Scrum Masters from the all over the world. Stay tuned for BONUS episodes when we interview Agile gurus and other thought leaders in the business space to bring you the Agile Business perspective you need to succeed as a Scrum Master. Some of the topics we discuss include Agile Business.

The Cloudcast

Topic: Enterprise Software and Cloud Computing

The Cloudcast is the industry’s leading, independent Cloud Computing podcast. Since 2011, co-hosts Aaron Delp & Brian Gracely have interviewed technology and business leaders that are shaping the future of computing.

Topics will include Cloud Computing, Open Source, AWS, Azure, GCP, Serverless, DevOps, Big Data, ML, AI, Security, Kubernetes, AppDev, SaaS, PaaS, CaaS, IoT.

Also available, the “Cloudcast Basics” podcast (@cloudcastbasics), for anyone new to Cloud Computing.

Risky Business

Topic: Information security

Risky Business is a weekly information security podcast featuring news and in-depth interviews with industry luminaries. Launched in February 2007, Risky Business is a must-listen digest for information security pros. With a running time of approximately 50-60 minutes, Risky Business is pacy; a security podcast without the waffle.


Topic: Web Design/ Web Development

Full Stack Developers Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski dive deep into web development topics, explaining how they work and talking about their own experiences. They cover from JavaScript frameworks like React, to the latest advancements in CSS to simplifying web tooling.

The Frontier Podcast

Topic: Software Engineering/Development/Programming

For software engineers and engineering leaders

Evil Genius Chronicles

Topic: Life/General

A journal of geekery, music, and joy.

Hope you found this curated list of best podcasts useful. If you are keen on promoting your product via podcasts, I highly recommend checking out this guide from HubSpot to help form your strategy before reaching out.

If you enjoyed this list, you may also find our ultimate list of developer newsletters valuable.

Do you have other software engineering podcasts you would like to suggest for our list? Let us hear about them on Twitter or Linkedin.

Annika Puura

By Annika Puura

Annika is an Operations Manager here at Draft. With a background in international business, finance, and education, she is fluent in Estonian, English, and Spanish. When not at work, she enjoys running, dancing, and doing HIIT workouts.