• Rahul Khandelwal

Top 11 Twitter Accounts Every Programmer Should Follow

Social media platforms are always a great resource for anything you want, be it cooking, art, marketing, coding & programming. Instead of scrolling through tons of posts and memes which if you think about it don't really help you in a major way, why not follow these amazing accounts in order to step up your coding game!

In this blog, we will cover the Top 11 Twitter Accounts that every beginner to the advanced level programmer can follow

Table of Contents

  1. Scott Hanselman

  2. Chris DiBona

  3. NotchUp

  4. Rasmus Lerdorf

  5. Addy Osmani

  6. Sara Ownbey Chipps

  7. Val Head

  8. Brendan Eich

  9. Lin Clark

  10. Jeff Atwood

  11. Whykay

1. Scott Hanselman (shanselman)

Based out of Portland, Oregon from the Web Platform Team at Microsoft, Scott Hanselman is a programmer, teacher, and speaker who has been blogging for over 10 years, and he has been coding for twice that amount of time, and podcasting for over half that. He has expertise in coding, writing, speaking, to empower, promote, braid, learn and listen. Community, social equity, media, entrepreneurship, and above all, the open web are some of the things that interest him.

2. Chris DiBona (@cdibona)

Chris DiBona is the director of Open Source at Google. He is an acclaimed world leader in the creation, release & use of open source and free software. Chris is an amazing developer relations person and specializes in Open Source, Programming Methodologies, C++, Python, Perl, Game Development, Game Marketing, Marketing, Public Relations, Developer Relations. Acquisitions, due diligence and so much more. He is also an editor and author for the very famous website Slashdot.

3. NotchUp (@NotchupIndia)

We post a ton of amazing coding related content on our account. We share a ton of great memes, puzzles, tutorial videos on topics related to Python Programming, Scratch Programming, app development, game development, and a ton of other cool stuff. The content is curated specifically for people looking to begin their coding journey. So go give us a follow.

4. Rasmus Lerdorf (@rasmus)

Born in Greenland and raised in Denmark and Canada, Rasmus Lerdorf pulled the PHP project off the ground in 1995 and contributed to a lot of other open-source projects over the years. He has worked as an Infrastructure Architect at Yahoo and he is currently working in Etsy.

5. Addy Osmani (@addyosmani)

Addy Osmani works on chrome he is an Engineering Manager at Google, he is the author of numerous open-source projects like Yeoman, TodoMVC, and Material Design Lite. He is the leader of a Speed team on Google Chrome which works on making the web faster. He also founded an online fashion clothing called TeeJungle which has exclusive T-Shirts and accessories for programmers.

6. Sara Ownbey Chipps (@SaraJChipps)

Sara Ownbey Chipps aka Sara #1 is a JavaScript developer from New York. She has been working on Software and the Open Source Community for two decades (since 2001). She's an engineering manager at Stack Overflow, the only source for Q&A for software developers worldwide. She is also the co-founder of Jewelbots.com, a company dedicated to drastically changing the number of girls entering STEM fields using hardware. In 2010 she co-founded Girl Develop It, a non-profit company focused on helping more women become software developers.

7. Val Head (@vlh)

Val Head is an amazing designer and web animation consultant who is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania She is the author of Designing Interface Animation and The Pocket Guide to CSS Animation. Val leads many workshops at companies and conferences around the globe on motion design for the web. Give her a follow.

8. Brendan Eich (@BrendanEich)

Brendan Eich is an American technologist who for those of you who don't know is the creator of the JavaScript programming language. Not only that he also co-founded Mozilla, Firefox, Brave software, and Basic attention token. Those are enough reasons to follow him.

9. Lin Clark (@linclark)

Lin Clark creates code cartoons. She’s also a part of Mozilla’s Emerging Technologies Group, she works with the WebAssembly and Rust teams. She turns code into code mind-blowing cartoons.