20 .NET Developers to Follow Online

Want to know what the best .NET developers in the world are up to? Want to get their take on how to write better code and develop better products? You’re in luck, because many of them have a significant presence online.

To get started, in alphabetical order, here are 20 of our favorite .NET developers to follow:

1. Scott Allen. Founder of Ode to Code and CTO of Medisolv. Teacher, writer, speaker, podcaster.
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2. Iris Classon. Technical evangelist at Telerik, Microsoft MVP, member of the Microsoft Extended Experts Team (MEET), writer, speaker.
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3. David Ebbo. From his Twitter profile: “Microsoft dev lead working on Windows Azure Web Sites, with a focus on Project Kudu (the OSS git engine).”
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4. Damian Edwards. ASP.NET program manager at Microsoft, creator of SignalR, and Web Forms MVP.
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5. David Fowler. ASP.NET software developer at Microsoft. Creator and lead developer on SignalR.
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6. Jon Galloway. Senior technical evangelist at Microsoft, specializing in ASP.NET MVC. Co-author of The ASP.NET Anthology. Part of the Herding Code podcast.
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7. Damien Guard. CTO at Attack Pattern, formerly at Netflix on Windows 8/Windows Phone/Silverlight, Microsoft on Xbox.com, LINQ to SQL, Entity Framework & CodeFirst.
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8. Scott Guthrie. Cloud and enterprise executive vice president at Microsoft. Runs or has run development teams building ASP.NET, Silverlight, WPF, CLR, IIS, Media Server, and the Visual Studio Tools for web development and Windows Phone 7. With Mark Anders, creator of ASP.NET. (And FutureStack 13 speaker!)
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9. Phil Haack. VP of product development at GitHub. Previously senior program manager on the ASP.NET team at Microsoft.
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10. Corey Haines. “The software journeyman.” Speaker, teacher, cofounder of Code Retreat, and developer on MercuryApp and Slottd.com.
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11. Scott Hanselman. Programmer, writer, teacher, speaker. Co-author of Professional ASP.NET 2.0. Host of the Hanselminutes podcast.
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12. Anders Hejisberg. Microsoft Technical Fellow. Lead architect of C# and core developer on TypeScript. Original author of Turbo Pascal, chief architect of Delphi. Co-author of The C# Programming Language.
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13. Scott Koon. Senior application developer with Russell Investment Group. Co-host of Herding Code podcast. Contributor to Witty, a WPF .NET Twitter client.
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GitHub

14. Eric Lawrence. Developer at Telerik. Created Fiddler and SlickRun. Formerly a program manager on the Internet Explorer development team at Microsoft.
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15. Drew Marsh. Chief software architect at Mimeo.com.
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16. Chad Myers. Director of development at Dovetail Software. Speaker at the Austin .NET User’s Group and the ADNUG Code Camp.
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17. John Papa. Silverlight expert. Former technical evangelist at Microsoft on the Silverlight and Windows 8 teams. Speaker, writer.
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18. Jon Skeet. Software engineer at Google in London. Usually a Microsoft C# MVP. Author of C# in Depth.
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19. Mike Stall. Principal software developer at Microsoft.
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20. Rick Strahl. President of West Wind Technologies. Writer, speaker, co-publisher of CODE Magazine, C# MVP.
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Kirby Frugia is an Engineering Manager at New Relic. He likes to build and nurture highly motivated teams that deliver meaningful products by creating an environment that sets people up to succeed.

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