Wouldn’t it be cool to meet the people who’s online presence has helped make jQuery what it is today! These people have put in the hard graft writing heaps of jQuery tutorials which they have shared online to help us understand and become better jQuery developers.
Well, you’re in luck! I have made a list of what I think are the top 10 jQuery developers to hit the internet. Get to know the jQuery Gurus more personally and get inspired.
1. John Resig
2. Remy Sharp
3. Karl Swedberg
4. Ben Nadal
Ben Nadal is the chief software engineer at Epicenter Consulting in New York. I really do like the effort Ben puts into his development blog where he shares in-depth articles about ColdFusion and jQuery (since 2006). I also really like the photos Ben adds to his posts, they give his website a great personal look & feel. Ben may not have the biggest following yet but this is surely a matter of time because he puts the reader first and he knows his stuff! Don’t agree? Ask Ben!
5. Cody Lindley
Cody Lindley describes himself as a client-side engineer (aka front-end developer) and recovering Flash developer. Cody is the jQuery expert who created the jQuery ThickBox and jTip Plugins and is a member of the jQuery UI developer relations team. Cody started his blog in 2009 where he shares an archive of web development posts. Cody is currently working for memolane.com as a Lead Client-side Engineer.
6. Marc Grabanski
7. Addy Osmani
8. James Padolsey
9. Soh Tanaka
Soh Tanaka is a passionate designer/front-end developer who has a keen eye for design and inspiration. Check out the beautiful jQuery tutorials on Soh’s website. Also, Soh recently launched a CSS gallery called Design Bombs. Awesome work mate!
10. Sam Deering
I hope you enjoyed the post and have learnt something about the guys who are trying to promote jQuery on the internet and help us all to become better jQuery developers!
Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.
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