Over a million developers have joined DZone.
{{announcement.body}}
{{announcement.title}}

The Greatest Programmers Who Ever Lived

DZone's Guide to

The Greatest Programmers Who Ever Lived

· Java Zone
Free Resource

Build vs Buy a Data Quality Solution: Which is Best for You? Gain insights on a hybrid approach. Download white paper now!

I've seen a few of these types of posts that rank the greatest programmers throughout history, and in many of these posts I often see a lot of comments that disagree more vehemently than your average programming post's comments.

So why not put it to a vote? Specifically, a ranking poll. Use the drag and drop interface below to rank your own list of of the greatest programmers of all time.  Take a screenshot.  Share it on Twitter.  And then wait for the results.

Here's a list of our programmers to choose from, complete with links to explain what makes them great.

 



You don't need to drag and rank them all, but I highly encourage it.


Are we missing a great programmer?  Tell us who you ranked using your "Other" option.

Build vs Buy a Data Quality Solution: Which is Best for You? Maintaining high quality data is essential for operational efficiency, meaningful analytics and good long-term customer relationships. But, when dealing with multiple sources of data, data quality becomes complex, so you need to know when you should build a custom data quality tools effort over canned solutions. Download our whitepaper for more insights into a hybrid approach.

Topics:

Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.

{{ parent.title || parent.header.title}}

{{ parent.tldr }}

{{ parent.urlSource.name }}