Most influenced people in programming world

Tim Berners – Lee | Anil Labs

Tim Berners | Anil Labs

Tim Berners – Lee
  • DOB : June 8th,1955
  • 1989 : Inventor of HTML and www
  • Director of World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
  • Founder of the World Wide Web Foundation
Matt Mullenweg | Anil Labs
Matt Mullenweg
Matt Mullenweg

DOB : Jan 11th, 1984

Founder of wordpress (2005).

2005 : Founded Automatic

WordPress receives 90 millions visits monthly.

Turned down 200 million dollars to sell his company.

Larry Page | Anil Labs

Larry Page | Anil Labs

DOB : March 26th, 1973

Larry Page

Co-Founded Google, along with Sergey Brin

Developed the Pagerank Algorithim

24th Richest person in the world. Personal wealth 17.5 billion.

Ranked 5th most powerful person in world by Forbes

Linus Torvalds | Anil Labs

Linus Torvalds | Anil Labs

Linus Torvalds

DOB: Dec 28th

Creator of Linux OS(1991)

Linux Kernal – heart of Linux OS and is Open Source.

Linux is primarily a server platform but desktop and office use is on the rise.

Numerous versions of OS’s have been realeased based on the Linux kernel source code

Net Worth : App. 20 Million

Dennies Ritchie | Anil Labs

Dennies Ritchie | Anil Labs

Dennies Ritchie

DOB: September 9th, 1941

Creator of C programming language and key developer of UNIX OS (1969).

UNIX and C language was the tipping point for users to switch from large computers to mini desktops.

Was the Head of Lucent technology and retired in 2007.

Rasmus Lerdor | Anil Labs

Rasmus Lerdor | Anil Labs

Rasmus Lerdor

DOB : Nov 22nd

Creator of PHP programming (1995)

PHP runs over 34% of websites online.

Employed as an Infrastructure Architect until 2009.

He is currently employed at to develop their API.

James Gosling | Anil Labs

James Gosling | Anil Labs

James Gosling

DOB : May 19th , 1955

Creator of Java programming Language (1994).

1984 – 2010 Gosling was employed by Sun Microsystems.

Created the original design design of Java and implemented its original complier and virtual machine.

Elected into the United States National Academy of Engineering and made Officer of the order of Canada.

Bram Cohen | Anil Labs

Bram Cohen | Anil Labs

Bram Cohen

DOB : 1975

Author of P2P BitTorrent Protocol

Designed BitTorrent to download files from many different sources –speeding up download time.

Collected free pornography to lure testers for BitTorrent

Co-Founder of CodeCon – annual conference for hackers.

Craig Newmark | Anil Labs

Craig Newmark | Anil Labs

Craig Newmark

DOB : Dec 6th, 1952

Founder of Craigslist(1995)

Started Craigslist as an email thread for events going on in San Francisco

Craigslist receives 20 billion page views per month

Craigslist annual revenue ws 150 million in 2007. owns 25% of Craigslist

Anil Kumar Panigrahi

With more than 10 years experience in PHP and Founder of Anil Labs, a blog for PHP and related posts. contributed posts regarding CodeIgniter, CakePHP and Learn PHP online ... Contact : [email protected]

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15 Responses

  1. nice share..
    you may be next Srinivas 😉

  2. Ravikumar Tamada says:

    all are the Best men of the Computer era.

  3. harvinder singh says:

    oh its good but there is no Indian in the list

  4. wael says:

    Thanks for this post. No woman in “Most influenced people in programming world” lol

  5. Ashfaq Ahmed says:

    Well Nice One, They All Have The Open Mind,

  6. Ruslan says:

    Thank for information !

  7. ultrasound technician says:

    this post is very usefull thx!

  8. Mitendra says:

    interesting information

  9. gorgeouskim says:

    hi there hows it going

  10. jim says:

    this is awesome man

  11. sachidananda says:

    Looks like i will the first indian to get into this list..LOL

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