Coding is not an easy task to be like a normal programmer. But, If you try hard and keep a specific goal in your mind, then it is the simplest thing that makes you great. Let’s see who is in our popular computer programmers in the world. Don’t forget to tell your favorite famous computer programmers also. Here we list Best Programmers Of All Time.
- Linus Torvalds
- Brian Wilson
- Ken Thompson
- James Gosling
- Guido van Rossum
- Donald Ervin Knuth
- Anders Hejlsberg
- Bill Gates
- Ada Lovelace
- Grace Murray Hopper
- Lucky Stiff
Linus Torvalds was the principal force behind the development of the Linux kernel that became the most popular kernel for operating systems. He later became the chief architect of the Linux kernel and now acts as the project’s coordinator. He also created the revision control system Git. He was honored, along with Shinya Yamanaka, with the 2012 Millennium Technology Prize by the Technology Academy Finland “in recognition of his creation of a new open source operating system for computers leading to the widely used Linux kernel”.He is also the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Computer Society Computer Pioneer Award.
Brian Wilson Kernighan is a Canadian computer scientist who worked at Bell Labs alongside Unix creators Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie and contributed to the development of Unix. He is also coauthor of the AWK and AMPL programming languages. Kernighan was the software editor for Prentice Hall International. His “Software Tools” series spread the essence of “C/Unix thinking” with makeovers for BASIC, FORTRAN, and Pascal, and most notably his “Ratfor” (rational FORTRAN) was put in the public domain.
Kenneth “Ken” Thompson, commonly referred to as ken in hacker circles, is an American pioneer of computer science. Having worked at Bell Labs for most of his career, Thompson designed and implemented the original Unix operating system.Thompson has worked at Google, where he co-invented the Go programming language.
James Gosling wrote a version of Emacs called Gosling Emacs (Gosmacs), and before joining Sun Microsystems he built a multi-processor version of Unix while at Carnegie Mellon University, as well as several compilers and mail systems. Between 1984 and 2010, Gosling was with Sun Microsystems. He is known as the father of the Java programming language.
Guido van Rossum
Guido van Rossum (born 31 January 1956) is a Dutch computer programmer who is best known as the author of the Python programming language. He was employed by Google from 2005 until 7 December 2012, where he spent half his time developing the Python language. In January 2013, Van Rossum started working for Dropbox.
Donald Ervin Knuth is an American computer scientist, mathematician, and professor emeritus at Stanford University. He is the author of the multi-volume work The Art of Computer Programming. He is the author of the multi-volume work The Art of Computer Programming. Knuth has been called the “father of the analysis of algorithms”.
Anders Hejlsberg is a prominent Danish software engineer who co-designed several popular and commercially successful programming languages and development tools. He was the original author of Turbo Pascal and the chief architect of Delphi.
William Henry Bill Gates is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. Gates originally established his reputation as the co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest PC software company, with Paul Allen. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, and was also the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. He has also authored and co-authored several books.
Ada Lovelace was an English mathematician and writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage’s early mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. Her notes on the engine include what is recognized as the first algorithm intended to be carried out by a machine. Because of this, she is regarded as the first computer programmer.
Grace Murray Hopper was an American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. She was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I the computer in 1944 and invented the first compiler for a computer programming language, and the one of those who popularized the idea of machine-independent programming languages, which led to the development of COBOL, one of the first high-level programming languages. She is credited with popularizing the term “debugging” for fixing computer glitches (inspired by an actual moth removed from the computer). Owing to her accomplishments and her naval rank, she is sometimes referred to as “Amazing Grace”. The U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper is named for her, as was the Cray XE6 “Hopper” supercomputer at NERSC.
why the lucky stiff
Until he disappeared from public view on 19 August 2009, Jonathan Gillette, known by the pseudonym why the lucky stiff (often abbreviated as _why), was a prolific writer, cartoonist, artist, and computer programmer notable for his work with the Ruby programming language. Annie Lowrey described him “one of the most unusual, and beloved, computer programmers” in the world. Along with Yukihiro Matsumoto and David Heinemeier Hansson, he was seen as one of the key figures in the Ruby community.