NOTE: This post was originally published in March 2018, but has since been revised and updated with new and updated profiles.

Whether you’re a skilled developer, an IT ops professional, an SRE, or anyone interested in programming, you know there is no shortage of programming languages. But our recent roundup of popular programming languages revealed the dominance of JavaScript, so we decided to identify 20 of our favorite JavaScript and Node.js experts to follow online.

Here they are in alphabetical order:

dan abramovDan Abramov

Working on @reactjs. Co-author of Redux and Create React App.
Twitter: @dan_abramov
GitHub: github.com/gaearon
Medium: medium.com/@dan_abramov

 

wes bosWes Bos

Full stack web developer, designer, and entrepreneur.
Twitter: @wesbos
Website: wesbos.com
GitHub: github.com/wesbos

 

mathias bynensMathias Bynens

Works on Chrome DevTools and V8, Google’s high-performance open source JavaScript and WebAssembly engine.
Twitter: @mathias
Blog: mathiasbynens.be
GitHub: github.com/mathiasbynens

 

mark dalgeishMark Dalgleish

CSS Modules co-creator, @MelbJS organizer, full-stack ECMAScript addict, UI design enthusiast, DesignOps lead at @seekjobs.
Twitter: @markdalgleish
Website: markdalgleish.com
GitHub: github.com/markdalgleish

brendan eichBrendan Eich

Created JavaScript, co-founded Mozilla and Firefox; now founder & CEO at Brave Software.
Twitter: @BrendanEich
Blog: brendaneich.com
GitHub: github.com/BrendanEich

 

Charlie Gerard

Front-end developer at Atlassian, speaker and creative technologist.
Twitter: @devdevcharlie
GitHub: github.com/charliegerard
Medium: medium.com/@devdevcharlie

 

alex grigoryanAlex Grigoryan

VP of Eng @WalmartLabs. His open source project helped Walmart.com move from Backbone/Java to React/Node.js in less than a year.
Twitter: @lexgrigoryan
Medium: medium.com/@lexgrigoryan

 

loiane gronerLoiane Groner

Business analyst and senior JavaScript/Java/HTML5 developer for a financial institution; author of books for Packt Publishing.
Twitter: @loiane
Website: loiane.com
GitHub: github.com/loiane
YouTube: youtube.com/loianegroner

rich harrisRich Harris

Graphics editor on the New York Times investigations team.
Twitter: @Rich_Harris
GitHub: github.com/Rich-Harris

 

chris heilmannChris Heilmann

Principal software development engineer at Microsoft and author of Beginning JavaScript with DOM Scripting and Ajax: From Novice to Professional.
Twitter: @codepo8
Blog: christianheilmann.com
GitHub: github.com/codepo8

cory houseCory House

Principal at ReactJS Consulting.
Twitter: @housecor
Blog: www.bitnative.com
Pluralsight: app.pluralsight.com/profile/author/cory-house
Stack Overflow: stackoverflow.com/users/26180/cory-house

Nic Jansma

Software developer at Akamai building high-performance websites, apps, and open source tools.
Twitter: @nicj 
Blog: NicJ.net/
GitHub: github.com/nicjansma

thorsten lorenzThorsten Lorenz

Node.js performance expert at Cypress_io.
Twitter: @thlorenz
Blog: thlorenz.com
GitHub: github.com/thlorenz

 

Benedikt MeurerBenedikt Meurer

Tech lead of Chrome DevTools in Google’s Munich office.
Twitter: @bmeurer
Website: benediktmeurer.de
GitHub: github.com/bmeurer
Stack Exchange: stackoverflow.com/users/839749/bmeurer

Addy Osmani

Engineering manager at Google Chrome and author of Learning JavaScript Design Patterns.
Twitter: @addyosmani
GitHub: github.com/addyosmani

 

Axel RauschmayerAxel Rauschmayer

Author of Speaking JavaScript and books on ECMAScript, co-curator of ES.next News.
Twitter: @rauschma
Blog: 2ality.com
GitHub: github.com/rauschma
Medium: medium.com/@rauschma

Alex Russell

Google Chrome Web Platform engineer.
Twitter: @slightlylate
GitHub: github.com/slightlyoff

 

CJ SilverioCJ Silverio

Principal engineer at Eaze.
Twitter: @ceejbot
Blog: ceejbot.tumblr.com
GitHub: github.com/ceejbot

 

Kyle Simpson

Founder, teacher, mentor, JavaScript expert, and author of Functional-Light JavaScript.
Twitter: @getify
GitHub: github.com/getify

 

Karolina SzczurKarolina Szczur

Product design lead at Calibre. 
Twitter: @fox
Website: thefox.is
GitHub: github.com/thefoxis
Medium: medium.com/@fox

 

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Mat Ball is a product marketing manager at New Relic focused on the impact of frontend web applications to business and customer experience outcomes. Previously, Mat worked for SOASTA, where he marketed their data science product. View posts by .

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