A funny meme that makes you go ROFL, a witty one-liner that makes you question your existence and makes you realise how small of a part you play in the larger scheme of things, an external link that adds a new dimension to your thought process are some of the perks of a Twitter account.
The biggest bonus though is the community it creates.
Any random community in the world, online or offline grows on the distribution of knowledge.
Twitter is one of the most open knowledge-sharing platforms out there and thus it has become one of those places where developers can connect with each other and start discussions on any topic related to their domain. These topics can range from fixing bugs to developing code that reduces human effort.
However, in order to find the best information, you must look in the right places.
In this article, we will explore the profiles of developers who have been creating quite a storm in the space of web development and bringing about a change in the way people see web development.
Let’s go over them one by one-
In addition, his tweets are something developers would keep an eye for on their feeds. They contain news that is all things tech from all around the world and this is not just it. He also shares his opinion on everything important happening around the world.
Any developer wanting to expand his knowledge base can press the follow button that appears on his profile.
Founder of Zube and an intense tequila sipper, Jennifer achieved the feat of building 180 websites and 180 days. This is no mean feat and as such features in her bio on Twitter.
Every one of these 180 websites has been listed on her website. She did all of this just to learn how to code. Each of these websites features on her GitHub profile.
Her ability to build things on her own is what makes her special and hence makes it to the top 2 of our listicle.
After having spent a major portion of her career in product design and development, Jennifer forayed into web development and absolutely aced it within a span of 6 months.
Anyone trying to kickstart their career in development can go on his profile and start consuming content to map out his way to a successful career in web development.
The first Indian on this list, Pratham has been creating content on Twitter for the past 3 years and he has reached a stage where it can be very easily said that he is the one to look out for in the tech space.
With the help of content that relates to his followers, Pratham has established a personal brand that sings to the tune of its followers.
In a time span of 2 years, he has been able to gain 250,000 followers, learn and teach at the same time and developed a source of income that allowed him to buy a house for his parents.
An engineering graduate, Pratham continuously keeps on sharing content that makes a developer's life easy.
Over the last 2 years, Pratham has virtually made Twitter his playing ground by tweeting approximately 27000 times.
Developer Advocate at Solo.io and Founder of communities like Keep Up and DevOps Community, Rohit Ghumare has built a community that is 20,000 strong on Twitter.
With his expertise in DevOps growing to a maniacal strength, Rohit has been able to put out content on a daily basis for the past 3 years, sold his courses at dirt-cheap rates, and is set on the path to becoming a developer with a remarkable authority on Twitter.
Rohit started out as a digital associate for one of India’s largest telecommunication operators and developed his skills to reach a point where he can now go on to become a jack of many trades.
He has worked in a variety of jobs. He has been a freelance travel guide, worked as a data scientist, trained students, and gathered a lot of skills that have allowed him to reach the epitome of a personal brand.
If there is any one developers should look towards as an example for building a personal brand it is this guy.
When it comes to DevOps on Twitter, Saiyam Pathak has been creating quite the storm.
Through his Twitter account, he has been able to make Kubernetes simple for many students in India, spread his ideas about native cloud computing, and used it to write a book on edge-computing systems with Kubernetes.
What’s interesting is the fact that apart from posting serious content on DevOps Saiyam also posts humorous content that and that too in Hindi and this is what keeps his followers hooked and eagerly waiting for his next tweet.
Any DevOps fanatic who wants to learn as well as get entertained can go on to check his profile and add to his follower list.
Ravin's Twitter is an excellent resource for coding shortcuts. He shares useful blogs and condenses "best of" lists into "quick hits" lists.
Ravin brings his desi Indian energy into the tweets that he puts up.
His tweets hit accurately at the place where they need to. He speaks a lot about the rigours developers go through in the process of coding.
On the other hand, he also puts up coding challenges through his tweets that make sure his users engage on a consistent basis to go with other tweets that are more directed towards career advancement.
There is just no way a developer can hate the good energy Ravin exudes through his tweets. It is extremely contagious- something any upcoming or experienced developer would like to have.
Presently directing his efforts towards building the software architecture at Khan Academy, he has forayed into writing. The way he puts up tweets transpires in his book The GraphQL Guide- a book that provides knowledge on GraphQL in a lucid manner.
The way he tweets transpires into his tweets where he captures his experience in a manner that shows his love for nature. A developer may not find a lot of his tweets to be inclined towards tech but every once in a while when he puts up tweets that are loaded with immense value.
With over 125 informative talks under his belt since 2006 and an impressive number of followers, he provides advice and links to resources that can make a significant difference in your approach.
This one is for blockchain enthusiasts.
Co-founder of Solana- one of the most popular cryptos that finds usage in low transaction costs and promises lightning-fast settlement times, Anatoly started his career at Qualcomm.
He regularly posts updates on Solana ecosystem development and if that was not enough he now has a podcast where he regularly talks about various interesting topics related to blockchain and answers questions that his followers might put up in the comments to his tweets.
He makes sure to make his followers feel closer to him by regularly retweeting interesting tweets that his followers might put up.
Anatoly is a must-follow for anyone who aspires to expand his knowledge of blockchain technology.
Rasmus Lerdorf is the creator of the PHP programming language. He also has involvement in the eCommerce company Etsy.
During his 7-year tenure as an infrastructure engineer at Yahoo, Rasmus went on to make contributions to various open-source projects.
Rasmus’s tweets are a mixture of all cutting-edge technology and everything that is in the vicinity of his interest in sports, festivals, and everything that catches his interest. He seldom puts up tweets that contain snippets of code that he is currently working upon.
The content that he puts up in his tweets has an inspirational tone that makes it very clear that his one and only motto of being on Twitter is to make sure that he adds value to the life of fellow programmers that follow him.
We saved the best and the quirkiest one for the last. Even though this name sounds pretty similar to that guy from Britain (of course we can take his name) who played the lead in the Harry Potter (there you go we did it ourselves) series, let us tell you that he has nothing to with sorcery or wizardry.
Daniel is more involved in game tech. A decade’s experience in the gaming industry on projects ranging from small indie games to AAA console games has made him a name to reckon with in this domain.
With regular tweets, he captures each experience in a quirky manner something that gamers do very often.
He has also worked on all stages of game development and is especially fond of C, C++, C#, Lua, and Java. Follow him to learn more about the rapidly expanding video game development industry.
This is where an amazing list of developers to follow on Twitter comes to an end. We hope you had as much fun reading it as we had to compile it. But, we encourage you to not stop here. Twitter is a platform with infinite possibilities. The more you explore the more you learn. Hope you find many other interesting profiles that open up a new dimension of learning for you.