4 Software Developers To Follow On Facebook

Following renowned software developers on social media can be the best way to get updates on latest technology, innovations and trends of the year. Some professionals are called influencers because they bring extensive subject knowledge, niche expertise and experience along with them. Also, they are the people who love to share their knowledge with others interested. Below you will find a list of software developers to follow on Facebook.

Tim Berners-Lee

His full name is Timothy John Berners Lee. He is an English computer scientists, especially known as the inventor of world wide web. His early life started in London. He has recently been seen to oppose Mark Zuckerberg’s internet.org project. The Time Magazine has addressed him as one of the 100 most important people of the 20th century.

He is currently the director of World Wide Web Consortium. He launched the world’s first website to help people understand the World Wide Web concept.

Bill Gates

Maybe, he is your one of the most favourite computer programmers. He is also the man behind today’s computer revolutions. How he can be addressed?

He is an American computer programmer, a business magnet, investor, and philanthropist. The world needs many more brains like him. Bill Gates is the chairman of Microsoft. Microsoft is considered the world’s largest company to design and manufacture software of personal computers. He designed Windows.

It won’t be wrong to say that today Windows is the most used operating system. He is also a great visionary and known for his investment planning skills. However, Bill Gates also had to encounter criticism as some people believe he follows anti competitive business techniques.

James Gosling

He is a Canadian computer scientist. He is widely known for his achievements and success with the Java programming language. He has great contributions in the world of software development and programming. He contributes to many major software systems such ash Gosling Emacs and NeWs.

The National Academy of Engineering in the United States chose him as the a Foreign Associate member. He wrote several books. Some of them are An Introduction to the Network/Extensible Window System, The Java Application Programming Interface, etc. Recently, on March 28, 2011, Gosling announced that he would be joining Google soon. But, five months later newspaper articles revealed that he joined a startup called Liquid Robotics.

Linus Torvalds

He is another extraordinary man in the field of software development and computer science. He is the man who can be called the driving force for the development of Linux kernel. Linus Torvalds is best known as the chief architect of Linux kernel. He is married to Tove Torvalds, six times national karate champion. They have three daughters. Linus comes from a very established and educated family. His parents were journalists. His grandparents were statistian. Linus’s interest in computer programming developed at the age of 11.

All of these people are amazing performers and achievers in software development and programming. Do you have any other people expect them in your list? You should check and verify how active is their social media presence. Being a part of their Facebook page will be beneficial if you are a keen seeker of software engineering knowledge and technology developments.

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Originally published at peerhustle.com on November 6, 2015.