Welcome to my ultimate guide to the best resources for learning Python, web development, GIS, and more resources! Whether you're a beginner just starting out or an experienced developer looking to expand your skills, this comprehensive list has something for everyone. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. That's why I've researched for you and compiled a list of the top resources, including tutorials, courses, and books, that will help you stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in these fields. So whether you're interested in learning Python for data science, building web applications, or exploring the world of GIS, you'll find everything you need here. Let's dive in!
CoreyMS - BEST Python tutorials.
VeryAcademy - Django and Python
CodingEntrepreneurs - Python
AnthonyWritesCode - Python
Codemy - Excellent Django/Python tutorials
PyPlane - Python
ArjanCodes - Python
More Django Tutorials
CodingInPublic - Great web dev content and collaborator with Net Ninja
TonyTeachesTech - Web Dev
Google Chrome Developers - Learn the latest from Chromium
Google Search Central - Videos about SEO
TruthSeekersio - Web Dev
Vandad Vahavandipoor - Web Dev
Mike Miller - GIS Developer
QiushengWu - GIS Scientist
ranchyze923- GIS Developer
Krishnalohda - GIS Developer
Spatial Thoughts- GIS
GeoDev - Haven't dug too much into his videos, but they look great!
GIS Simplified - GIS Developer. Haven't checked out this channel yet, but appears to be another good resource for learning stuff like GeoServer.
Matt Forrest - Excellent and clear "Spatial SQL" tutorials. Covers the latest and greatest technologies. Highly recommend!
FreeCodeCamp - Great tutorials and projects
QuantifiedScientist - Review wearables in a profound, scientific way.
Christopher Okhravi - Computer Science Thinking
TheBehavioralArts- Body Language Expert
TheOrganicChemistryTutor - Math
JS Party- Learn about the latest and greatest from JS and TypeScript.
Real Python Podcast - A wonderful collection of Python-focused Podcasts. My favorite is the one they did with the creator of Flask, Armin Ronarcher. Check it out here.
Talk Python To Me - Doesn't just talk about Python. Stay up-to-date on the latest in tech!
Python Bytes - Interesting interviews in the world of Python.
Programming Throwdown - Each episode focused on a new language/technology. It's hit or miss, but the hits are perfect!
CoRecursive - Focus on 'coding stories.' A great collection of a behind-the-scenes look at successes and failures in tech.
Full Stack Radio - Episodes focus on web development.
Techmeme Ride Home - Short (15-30min) daily shows that cover the latest.
The Changelog - One of my favorite podcasts. Interesting shows that dive deep into new tech developments.
MapScaping - A great podcast for keeping up with the Geospatial community.
Lex Fridman Podcast - Prepare for LONG episodes (3+ hours). Lex is great at bringing in a huge spectrum of guests. A few gems pop up from time to time and are worth a listen!
Big Technology Podcast - Love getting the inside scoop on the latest developments in tech.
Minds Behind Maps - In-depth conversations with the movers and shakers within geospatial.
TLDR - My favorite general newsletter to keep track of tech without getting political.
Better Dev - Weekly collection of dev-focused articles and resources
Changelog News - From the creators of JS Party and Changelog podcast, learn about the latest in tech!
DevInterrupted - Great interviews and technical articles about the industry at large.
Daily Tech - Short daily summary of new tech developments.
Big Technology - Great collection of articles in the tech world
The Pragmatic Engineer - Focuses on startups, equity, and the financial side of being an engineer.
The Hybrid Hacker - "Level-up your Engineering career in just 10 mins per week"
Programming Digest - Short newsletter covering relevant tech topics.
Spatial Thoughts Newsletter - Geospatial news and tools in your inbox each week!
GIS Lounge- GIS-focused articles with geospatial job postings as well!
Line of Actual Control - A brilliant geospatial deep dive on different topics. Top-notch stuff! One of my favorite things to read when it comes in.
A closer Look with Joe Morrison - Geospatial newsletter focused on EO (Earth Observation).
OpenSourceGISData - Interesting posts on a variety of geospatial topics.
GeoAwesomeness - Tends to be EO focused, but great stuff like the yearly top Geospatial companies list.
OGC Newsletter - The latest news and geospatial events from the Open Geospatial Consortium
Awesome-Newsletters (Github Repo) - A huge curated list of tech newsletters organized by topic and programming language.
Consumer Reports - My favorite resource for increasing my knowledge as a consumer. I actually pay for an annual subscription for product reviews.
Efficiency Is Everything - The ultimate life hacker who shares tips and tricks for saving time and money everywhere in your life.
OSSU(Open Source Degree in CS!)
Kevin Powell Community (CSS)
NapGod (Polyphasic Sleeping)
Unofficial Django Discord
About John Solly
I am a Senior Software Engineer with a focus on geospatial applications, based in the Columbus, OH metropolitan area. This blog is where I delve into the intricacies of GIS (Geographic Information Systems), offering deep dives into different components of the geospatial technology stack. For those who share a passion for GIS and its applications, you've found a spot to explore and learn.
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