There are so many resources in the world of tech that it's hard to sort through and pick the right resource for you. There are so many courses, blogs, and podcasts to choose from, so I've put together a list of some of my favorite teachers in the JavaScript, and frontend development, community. Feel free to leave your recommendations below!

Brian Holt

Brian Holt

Brian has many incredible, and easy-to-follow courses on Frontend Masters. His React courses will take you from beginner to expert in just a few hours. Plus, he's just a genuinely nice person.

Kahlil Lechelt

Kahlil Lechelt

I'm a bit biased with this recommendation, because Kahlil is my co-worker, however I have learned so many things from him during my year at LogMeIn. Kahlil runs a JavaScript meetup in Karlsruhe, Germany and posts relatable blogs over on his personal website.

Dan Abramov

Dan Abramov

Is it any surprise that Dan made this list? He's one of the most approachable and prevalent React developers on Twitter. His teaching style is super easy-to-follow and he's not afraid to admit when he doesn't know something. I highly recommend subscribing to his newsletter.

Sarah Drasner

Sarah Drasner

Sarah is another incredible teacher in the developer community. Her tutorial on Vue and SVG animations have been invaluable to me. She also writes blog posts over on CSS Tricks which I highly recommend you check out.

John Lindquist

John Lindquist

John is one of the nicest, and smartest, people you'll ever meet. He was one of the co-founders of the popular tutorial site Egghead.io and consistently produces great content. His tutorials are bite-sized and easy-to-digest.

Jacob Schatz

Jacob Schatz

I first heard Jacob speak at Vue.js Conf Amsterdam and was blown away. He was able to break down Design Patterns, a previously dense topic, in a totally fun way. Plus, he's extremely charismatic and will entertain you the whole talk!

Ali Spittel

Ali Spittel

It's no surprise that Ali makes this list. She posts amazing blogs here on Dev.to and makes great content for beginners. Plus she's a positive influence within the tech community.

Kyle Simpson

Kyle Simpson

Kyle Simpson is the teacher who finally helped me to understand JavaScript. He has amazing Frontend Masters courses and publishes his You Don't Know JavaScript series for free on GitHub. He is truly a master of JavaScript and an all-around nice guy.

Kent Dodds

Kent Dodds

Kent is superb at teaching many different things. You can find him on Egghead.io as well as Frontend Masters. His content is extremely easy to digest and he's really helpful if you have any questions.

Rick Hanlon

Rick Hanlon

I first saw Rick speak at Vue.js Amsterdam and his presentation blew me away. He spoke about testing with Jest and did so in a Fresh Prince of Bel Air format. Not only is he super entertaining, but he makes learning complex subject matters a breeze.

Joe Previte

Joe Previtte

Joe makes great tutorials over on Egghead.io. His course on Figma design makes it easy to learn prototyping. Joe is super active on Twitter and always exudes positivity.

Eve Porcello

Eve Porcello

Eve makes amazing tutorials about GraphQL over on Egghead.io. I've taken many of her courses over on Lynda.com. She teaches React, Webpack and more!

Jason Lengsdorf

Jason Lengsdorf

I've known Jason for several years; we worked together at IBM. And since we've met I can tell you he's been such a joy to work with. He holds amazing live casts for Gatsby (my favorite React static site technology), and is always willing to help.

Lindsey Kopacz

Lindsey Kopacz

Lindsey is extremely knowledgeable in the world of accessibility. She has been more than helpful ensuring that my components meet W3C accessibility compliance. She posts blogs on her personal website and also makes courses on Egghead.io.

Greg Sidelnikov

Greg Sidelnikov

You may know Greg as JavaScript Teacher on Twitter. He produces incredible content (for free!). He's published several books including JavaScript Grammar and The CSS Visual Dictionary.


These are only a handful of the people who have helped me along in my coding journey. Feel free to leave your favorite teachers down below!