Who are currently the best programmers in the world?

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Programming or software coding is not an easy task. Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie was an American computer scientist who is credited with being the all-time best programmer for his pioneering work towards shaping the digital era. He is the creator of the most used C programming language and UNIX Operating system.

Let’s see who is currently reigning in the world as best computer programmers for the year 2017-2018.

  • Bill Gates (Microsoft co-founder)
  • James Gosling (Java Creator)
  • Richard Stallman (GNU Project Creator)
  • Bjarne Stroustrup (C++ Creator)
  • Tim Berners-Lee (HTML and WWW inventor)
  • Ken Thompson (UNIX Co-Creator)
  • Linus Torvalds (Linux Kernel Creator)
  • Dennis Ritchie (C Programming language creator)
  • Jack Dorsey (Twitter Creator)
  • Ruchi Sanghvi (FB’s first female engineer)
  • Drew Houston (Dropbox Creator)
  • Mark Zuckerberg (FB Creator)
  • Larry Wall (Perl language)
  • Yukihiro Matsumoto (Ruby interpreter)
  • John Resig (Jquery, Javascript Library)
  • Phil Katz (ZIP format)
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 09:44:40