Computer invention has done a lot of miracles in the lives of the past people and so in the present. With the advent of computers, automation has just increased and manual work has become a history. It has provided us a very comfortable and a much more relaxed life up till now. Where a task performed manually fails, automation takes place.
Computers are not now considered as an essential tool for offices but it is also used for educational, catering and other home-based functions as well. Now, we cannot imagine a world or even a universe without computer. It has become our necessity nowadays. Almost in every discipline, computer has taken a major part. It has increased the knowledge of each person regarding his or her field. Even it has transformed our life in a new way and style.
Let’s talk about a little of computer programming. Computer programming refers to the process of formulation of computer related problems to its possible execution of programs. Programming is somehow related to its languages like HTML, XML, C++, PASCAL etc. It is a bit comprehensive and complicated process and also considered as one of the most difficult study in various fields of discipline.
Many computer programmers came in this world and many are till now. So relating to this article, let’s talk about the top five programmers leading in this world now:
1) Dennis Ritchie
Sir Dennis Ritchie (1914-2011) was an American programmer. He was the best and a role model for the programmers of this generation. He partially developed UNIX operating system, made some adjustments in Visual Basic, PASCAL, and COBOL etc. He was the one who developed the ‘C’ language and also translated the Visual Basic, PASCAL and COBOL into ‘C’ language. Those who want to learn codes, ‘C’ language are best for them.
2) Mark Zuckerberg
He is the one who has just invented the famous social network that is Facebook. He developed it along with his Harvard University friends at the age of twenty. In this way, he gained a lot of popularity. He developed facebook with the help of C++ and PHP programming language. He also created ‘Zucknet’ a messenger that allows anyone to chat with all computers. In the previous year, he gained two billion dollars worth stock.
3) Steve Wozniak
Steve Wozniak is well known for developing Apple One and Apple Two. He is a computer technician and computer programmer. In 1976, he developed a circuit board and operating system for Apple One along Jobs. Later he developed the Apple One in color form which was called Apple Two. It has been revealed that Steve Wozniak is now a Chief Scientist.
4) Bill Gates
One of the world’s richest men Bill Gates is the owner of the most famous company Microsoft and Gates Foundation. When he was seventeen, he formed a company that is Traf-o-data. When he was twenty, he formed Microsoft which is the leading company in this world having a large market share in the market. He was the one who created MS DOS and OS.
5) Linus Torvalds
The developer of Linux 0.11, Linus Torvalds is a software engineer and Project coordinator. Linux, an open source operating system, was developed with the help of ‘C’ programming language.