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Jul 16, 2010

Top Programming Legends

Today i am introducing you with great personalities, and their contribution to programming. Check here is a list of Top Programming Legends.

1. Larry Page

is an American computer scientist and industrialist, who co-founded Google Inc., along with Sergey Brin. They are often known together as the "Google Guys". more..

2. Sergey Brin

is a Russian American computer scientist and industrialist who, along with Larry Page, is best known as the co-founder of Google, Inc. more..

3. Tim Berners Lee 

is a British engineer and computer scientist and MIT professor credited with inventing the World Wide Web, making the first proposal for it in March 1989. On 25 December 1990, with the help of Robert Cailliau and a young student at CERN, he implemented the first successful communication between an HTTP client and server via the Internet. more..

4. Matt Mullenweg

is an entrepreneur living in San Francisco, California. He is the founding developer of the popular open-source blogging software WordPress and writes a popular blog more...

5. Rasmus Lerdorf

is a Danish programmer with Canadian citizenship and is most notable as the creator of the PHP programming language. more...

6. James Gosling

is a software developer, best known as the father of the Java programming language. more..

7. Linus Torvalds

is a Finnish software engineer best known for having initiated the development of the Linux kernel and git revision control system. more..

8. Dennis Ritchie

is an American computer scientist notable for his influence on C and other programming languages, and on operating systems such as Multics and Unix. more..

9. Bjarne Stroustrup

is a computer scientist, most notable for the creation and the development of the widely used C++ programming language. He is currently Professor and holder of the College of Engineering Chair in Computer Science at the Texas A&M University. more..

10.Bram Cohen

is an American computer programmer, best known as the author of the peer-to-peer (P2P) BitTorrent protocol, as well as the first file sharing program to use the protocol, also known as BitTorrent. more..

11. Larry Wall

is a programmer and author, most widely known for his creation of the Perl programming language in 1987. more..

12. Guido van Rossum

is a Dutch computer programmer who is best known as the author of the Python programming language. more...

13. David Heinemeier Hansson

is a Danish programmer and the creator of the popular Ruby on Rails web development framework and the Instiki wiki. more...

14. Yukihiro Matsumoto

is a Japanese computer scientist and software programmer best known as the chief designer of the Ruby programming language and its reference implementation, Matz's Ruby Interpreter (MRI). more..

15. Brendan Eich

is a computer programmer and creator of the JavaScript scripting language. He is the chief technology officer at the Mozilla Corporation. more..

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