On average, there are around 6000 tweets being tweeted on Twitter every second. This website is well-known for its microblogging social networking service. There are more than 300 million users on Twitter including celebrities, politicians, educators, business-people, start-ups, and companies. So, Twitter is the most knowledgeable source for students and learners to be updated. It’s not only for movie buffs and celebrity tweets as most of the people think. There are also educator tweets that help people to explore and get updates about their profession.
There are many Twitter users related to the field of programming, who are well-known and have done many things in the computing. All you have to do is create an account on Twitter and start following them. Here I suggest 10 people on Twitter who can influence the programmers and developers with their tweets and explore the coding/programming industry.
10 People, Every programmer should follow on Twitter
Scott Hanselman is a teacher who can code, write, speak, empower, promote, braid, learn, and listen. He has been coding for two decades and blogging for over a decade.
Chris DiBona is a Googler and the director of Open Source and Science Outreach for Google. He is an internationally known and longtime advocate of open source software and other related methodologies. He is also an editor and author for famous website Slashdot.
Rasmus Lerdorf is a contributor to many open source projects and infrastructure architect at Yahoo. He got the PHP project off the ground in 1995.
Addy Osmani is an Engineering Manager at Google, working on both Google Chrome and DevRel. He is also the creator of TodoMVC.
Val Head is an expert web UI and animation designer. She is also a design advocate at Adobe, and specializing in UI/UX animation. And author of Designing Interface Animation and weekly UI animation newsletter.
Lin Clark is an editor at Medium, founded Code cartoons. She stuffs her head with code and turns it into code cartoons. She contributes to the Servo web browser engine, Web Assembly, and a little contribution to Rust language and Mozilla.
Jeff Atwood is the co-founder of StackOverflow, Stack Exchange, and discourse. He is also an American software developer, author, blogger, and entrepreneur. He writes about computer programming for the blog coding horror.
Whykay calls himself as a Pythonista, and he loves programming in Python. He also organizes various tech events as well as non-profits. He is the founder and co-founder of many websites and blogs.
As a bonus, you can also follow @tech9tification for all tech updates and articles.