Last Updated on December 8, 2020 by Aram
Whether you are planning to learn .NET from scratch or you are already a .NET developer but you want to expand your knowledge in one of the greatest Microsoft Technologies then you should be checking this curated list of Great .NET developers and blogs to follow in 2021
I will be listing the developers, with key highlights on their professional resume and links to useful resources alongside a brief introduction on their blog with a screenshot, so let’s get started with our list of Curated .NET Developers and Blogs to Follow in 2021:
Well known for the most resourceful and helpful programmer on the internet (being at the top rank of Stack Overflow with 1M+ Reputation)
He currently works at Google as a senior Software engineer writing Java.
John was awarded Microsoft MVP in C# for more than 13 Years for his exceptional in-depth knowledge in the language and being extremely helpful and supportive for the community.
Also, did you know that John Skeet can divide by zero? and When Jon Skeet’s code fails to compile, the compiler apologizes? Learn more fun facts about John Skeet in this Stack Exchange Thread.
With topics related to C# and .NET in general, you should definitely check the amazing writings of John.
Being awarded the Microsoft MVP for 12 times and with an almost 900K reputation on StackOverflow, Marc Gravell is considered one of the finest, thoughtful and helpful .NET and C# developers, he actually works at Stack Overflow / Stack Exchange.
He is also an active and popular contributor in the open source community through his GitHub Account mostly known for being the author of protobuf-net, dapper, SE.Redis and many other stuff.
Although not being a frequent blogger, Marc has in-depth articles about different topics in C#, ranging from beginner to really advanced levels. He skillfully taps into different core concepts with full explanations.
His blog’s slogan speaks for itself: code, code and more code.
Programmer, Teacher, Speaker, blogger who writes a lot about different topics in web, technology, coding and many other stuff. He is also an author for several books including: ASP.NET 4.5, ASP.NET MVC 4
He works in Open Source on ASP.NET and the Azure Cloud for Microsoft. He was previously awarded MVP in ASP.NET .
If you need to learn more about Scott, you can check his about page.
You can find everything you need to know about Scott, read tons of his articles in his blog and more: https://www.hanselman.com/blog/
Also known as the coding machine, he is an 8 times Microsoft MVP, and a community leader for a 30K+ group on Facebook dedicated for ASP.NET Core.
With more than 20 years of experience, his current focus is mainly towards ASP.NET Core and Blazor technologies. Dmitry is a world-class freelance contractor.
He is also an author for different visual studio extensions: https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/publishers/dmitry-pavlov
Sergey is a seasoned developer with 10+ years of experience in developing .NET applications. He is a full stack developer with special interests for DevOps.
He received the rare Content Hero badger for being a true contributor to the Azure community. Follow the link to learn more about the Azure Heroes program
Sergey Dot Net contains a lot of great articles and tutorials about C#, ASP.NET Core, Worker Services, Azure and more.
The blog as well aggregates the latest articles related to Microsoft technologies from different blogs with separate Newsletter articles on a weekly basis, so subscribe to Sergey’s blog to be the first to receive the latest updates on Microsoft Technologies curated from the finest blogs.
Julie is a decent developer and a community leader, with more than 30+ years of experience in Software development, currently she is a Microsoft Regional Director.
Julie has been awarded MVP since 2003, she is the author of Programming Entity Framework series, trainer in Pluralsight, writer in MSDN Data Magazine, coach, speaker at leading conferences since 2003 and blogger.
This is only the tip of the iceberg. You can learn more about Julie here.
Julie wrote so many articles about different topics in technology including .NET, Entity Framework/ EF Core, and others.
Mukesh is a completely self-taught Software Engineer with a keen focus on .NET Technologies.
He is an avid contributor for the open source community alongside all his blog’s and side projects’ source code being available on his GitHub account.
With his in-depth and comprehensive tutorials, Mukesh’s blog is a great knowledge-base for anyone who wants to learn ASP.NET Core and its related technology stack. He also writes about different technologies like node.js and NoSQL.
A senior Software Engineer with around 15 years of experience, David has been developing web applications using the .NET technology.
Throughout his career, he has been exposed to different technology stacks ranging from frontend to backend, and most recently he been working with the .NET Core technology stack and documenting his knowledge within written and recorded videos through his blog and his own YouTube Channel.
David writes great articles mainly focusing on ASP.NET Core Technology Stack including MVC, Web APIs, Blazor, SignalR, Entity Framework Core and others.
He is a full-time software engineer mainly focusing on C# and ASP.NET Core. He graduated with an MEng in Engineering from Cambridge University in 2008, and completed his PhD in Medical Image Processing in 2014. He is an active contributor in the open source community.
.NET Escapades is the name of Andrew’s blog which includes articles mainly about ASP.NET Core and its technology stack.
More .NET Blogs
.NET Dev Blog
This is the official blog of Microsoft .NET with articles, updates and announcements from Microsoft and the community directly targeting the .NET framework
ASP.NET Dev Blog
This is the official blog of Microsoft ASP.NET, that includes writers and bloggers from Microsoft Devs and the ASP.NET Community.
Here you will find the latest announcements from Microsoft regarding any update on ASP.NET Core and its stack of technologies, as well you will see many greatly written articles on different topics in ASP.NET Core.
Founded and lead by 2 great developers: Vladimir Pecanac and Marinko Spasojevic , Code-Maze is a host for +200 technical articles, tutorials and guides mainly related to .NET Core, Azure and some front-end technologies.
Once you subscribe, you will receive a free e-book with the top 16 ASP.NET Core Web API Best Practices as well you will be getting the great newsletters of the latest published articles on Code-Maze as well as other curated blogs.
In addition, Code-Maze offers a book with name Ultimate ASP.NET Core 3 WEB API, which provides a comprehensive knowledge for anyone who wants to learn to build RESTful APIs and become an expert in this field.
A technical blog founded by Waqas Anwar; A professional developer, speaker, trainer and author with an overall 20 years of experience.
Ezzylearning includes comprehensive articles and tutorials about several topics including .NET, .NET Core, ASP.NET Core and other technology stacks.
You should definitely visit Ezzylearning to gain access to a plethora of knowledge from such an experienced developer.
Yes, this is my blog.
It has been almost 3 years now since I founded CodingSonata and I am always keen to share my 11+ years of knowledge in development within well-formatted articles and in-depth tutorials ever since, to help other developers who are in the path of learning or otherwise seeking quick solutions for business requirements with strict deadlines.
I write articles and tutorials about different topics in Software development and digital technology, including but not limited to: C#, ASP.NET Core, Android, Digital Marketing, Blogging and others.
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The article introduced a great example of developers and blogs who have taken the extra leap to help other developers learn and expand their knowledge.
I think there are tons of great developers or blogs with a main focus in .NET to follow, let me know in a comment if you know such.
And if you have a blog that you think should be included in the above list, feel free to reach me and let me know of your great work.
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