When I look back in the past, I see many excellent programming blogs I have followed for years.
Some of them are not active today and some have just changed their focus of writing to other things that are not so interesting to me.
So I decided to create up-to date list of my favorite programming blogs based on quality of blog posts and blogger activity in last 2-3 years.
Here is My Ultimate list of programming blogs in no particular order that I recommend you follow immediately.
1. Rick Strahl. President of West Wind Technologies. Writer, speaker, co-publisher of CODE Magazine, C# MVP.
Blog at http://weblog.west-wind.com/
2. John Sonmez. The founder of Simple Programmer, a Pluralsight Author and Programmer, focused on making the complex simple.
Blog at http://simpleprogrammer.com/
3. Filip Woj. Microsoft MVP (ASP NET), .NET developer and all that, blogger, OSS contributor, HTTP fan.
Blog at http://www.strathweb.com/
4. Alex Young. Web application developer with a background in bespoke content management and document management systems. Expert ruby on rails developer. Owner of Helicoid.
Blog at http://dailyjs.com/
5. Scott Hanselman. Programmer, teacher and speaker. He works in Open Source on ASP.NET and the Azure Cloud for Microsoft.
Blog at http://www.hanselman.com/blog/
6. Swizec Teller. He is a geek with a hat. He focuses on fixing spaghetti code produced by the rapid pace of early-stage startups and helps young teams hit their targets.
Blog at http://swizec.com/blog/
7. Mike Taulty. He works in the Developer and Platform Group at Microsoft in the UK where he has spent the past few years helping developers understand and get the best from the Microsoft platform.
Blog at http://mtaulty.com/CommunityServer/blogs/mike_taultys_blog/default.aspx
Blog at http://www.typecastexception.com/default.aspx
9. Iris Classon. She is an appreciated speaker, writer, blogger and Microsoft C# MVP with a tremendously passion for programming.
Blog at http://irisclasson.com/
10. Darrel Miller. Runscope Developer Advocate. Web APIs, Hypermedia APIs, REST based LOB systems are his area of expertise. Microsoft Integration MVP.
Blog at http://www.bizcoder.com/
11. Alvin Ashcraft. Software engineer specializing in Microsoft technologies, specifically the .NET Framework, C# and SQL Server.
Blog at http://www.alvinashcraft.com/
12. Derick Bailey. He is an entrepreneur, problem solver, software developer, screencaster, writer, blogger, speaker and technology leader in central Texas (north of Austin).
Blog at http://derickbailey.com/
13. Jimmy Bogard. Technical architect with Headspring in Austin, TX focused on DDD, distributed systems, and any other acronym-centric design/architecture/methodology.
Blog at http://lostechies.com/jimmybogard/
14. Scott Allen. He has worked on everything from 8-bit embedded devices to large scale web sites during his 15+ years in commercial software development. Professional speaker, Pluralsight course author and book author.
Blog at http://odetocode.com/blogs/all
15. Raymond Chen. A programmer at Microsoft Corporation, Chen has been involved in the evolution of Windows for more than a decade.
Blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/b/oldnewthing/
16. John Papa. He is a well-known technology expert and professional conference speaker, book and Pluralsight course author.
Blog at http://www.johnpapa.net/
17. Tugberk Ugurlu Web guy and software developer specialized mainly on .NET Web technologies including ASP.NET Web API, ASP.NET SignalR, ASP.NET MVC, OWIN, Project Katana, etc.
Blog at http://www.tugberkugurlu.com/
Feel free to suggest additions to the list in the comments below.