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TOP Programmers to Follow on Twitter

There are hundreds of programmers around the world that can offer people quality guidance on programming. Many of these programmers keep to themselves because of the nature of the profession. Nonetheless, some coders are visible on the internet, which provides invaluable inspiration to people who are looking to venture into the world of programming. Twitter is one such platform that lets people interact with top programmers from around the world.

In no particular order, here are some of the top programmers to follow on Twitter.

Scott Hanselman

Scott Hanselman lives in Portland Oregon and works in Microsoft as a web architect with the web platform team. Apart from programming, Scott is a vlogger, a blogger, a speaker, and a teacher who drives pleasure in teaching others. He runs a popular YouTube channel and a podcast that gives subscribers access to in-depth knowledge about programming. Typically, Scott loves to teach his audience about less-known information about computers and web architecture. Scott has over 200 thousand followers on Twitter, and his handle is @shanselman.

Rasmus Lerdorf

Rasmus Lerdorf is another programming expert that has lived in several parts of the world. Rasmus has lived in Greenland, Canada, and Denmark. Now he lives and works in Sunnyvale, California. He was instrumental in the development of the PHP project in the mid-90s. He has also been heavily involved in the advancement of several open-source programming projects. Over the years, Rasmus has worked at Yahoo as an infrastructural architect for several years. Now, he works with Etsy. Rasmus runs a personal blog named, which provides readers personal work-related stories. On Twitter, he has a following of over 55 thousand, and his handle is @rasmus.

Addy Osmani

Addy Osmani is a manager within the engineering department of Google. He is particularly involved with the enhancement of Google Chrome. Addy and his team work to make webpages open faster. He also works on Chrome User Experience Reports, Lighthouse, and many other support frameworks. Apart from his full-time job, Addy is also involved with several projects such as Material Design Lite, TodoMVC, and Yeoman. Addy’s handle on Twitter is @addyosmani, and he has a following of over 250 thousand.

Sara Ownbey Chipps

Sara works as a JavaScript development expert from New York City. She has been involved with programming since 2001. Sara has worked with several open-source communities that deal with different types of software applications. At the moment, she works with Stack Overflow as an engineering manager. Sara has also created several personal projects such as, which is focused on helping young girls in the field of STEM. Sara’s handle on Twitter is @SaraJChipps, and she has just about 50 thousand followers.

Chris DiBona&nbsp

Chris DiBona works at Google, and he is one of the leading experts in open-source software. He is a specialist in several programming fields such as game development, C++, Perl, and marketing. He has over 40 thousand followers on Twitter, and his handle is @cdibona.

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