iOS Developer Rockstars

Know your community. Here’s a little directory to start you off.

Loren Brichter

Loren Brichter is a very talented iOS developer. He originally created Twitter’s official apps for iOS and the Mac.

Website: www.atebits.com
Twitter: @lorenb

Craig Hockenberry

Craig Hockenberry is a principal at Iconfactory and the inventor of the CHOCKLOCK.

Website: furbo.org
Twitter: @CHOCKENBERRY

Sophia Teutschler

Sophia Teutschler is a Mac and iOS developer. She runs Sophiestication Software, maker of great apps like Articles and Magical Weather.

Website: sophiestication.com
Twitter: @_soaps

Jeff LaMarche

Jeff LaMarche is a Mac and iOS developer who has written a number of iOS and Mac development books.

Website: iphonedevelopment.blogspot.com
Twitter: @jeff_lamarche

Erica Sadun

Erica Sadun is a legendary iOS developer and author of the IOS Developer’s Cookbook, an absolutely indispensable resource for developers.

Website: ericasadun.com
Twitter: @ericasadun

Bill Bumgarner

Bill Bumgarner is an Engineering Manager at Apple. He manages the runtime technologies team that is responsible for Objective-C and related technologies.

Website: www.friday.com
Twitter: @bbum

Wil Shipley

Wil Shipley is noted in the iOS community for his experience in software usability and design, as well as the Pimp My Code series on his personal weblog, a popular feature where he shares free code examples and tips on programming.

Website: wilshipley.com
Twitter: @wilshipley

Bill Dudney

Bill Dudney is a former Application Framework Evangelist at Apple. He is also the author of books on iOS development.

Website: bill.dudney.net
Twitter: @bdudney

Evadne Wu

Evadne Wu is an iOS developer and frequent contributor to the open source community.

Website: blog.radi.ws
Twitter: @evadne

Marco Arment

Marco Arment created and currently operates the Instapaper bookmark and reading service and app.

Website: marco.org
Twitter: @marcoarment

Mike Lee

Apple Design Award-winning product engineer. Founder and leader of the Appsterdam movement, which aims to create a mecca of app development in Amsterdam.

Website: le.mu.rs
Twitter: @bmf

J’aime Ohm

J’aime Ohm is a freelance iOS developer. She has formerly worked for Apple on CoreOS Security.

Website:
Twitter: @jaimeohm

Guy English

Guy English writes software for iOS and Mac. He’s worked on many high-profile games including Tap Tap Revenge.

Website: kickingbear.com
Twitter: @gte

Jim Dovey

Jim Dovey is currently a leader of AwkwardTV, the Apple TV jailbreak community.

Website: alanquatermain.me
Twitter: @alanquatermain

Dave Mark

Dave Mark is the author of several bestselling books on iOS and Mac development.

Website: www.davemark.com
Twitter: @davemark

Matt Legend Gemmell

Matt Legend Gemmell is a freelance iOS and Mac developer, author, and speaker at developer conferences. He has also written and released many useful open-source components.

Website: mattgemmell.com
Twitter: @mattgemmell

Brad Larson

Dr. Brad Larson designs Cocoa-based control software for robotic systems by day, and Mac and iOS at night. He also teaches an iOS development course at the Madison Area Technical College.

Website: www.sunsetlakesoftware.com
Twitter: @bradlarson

Sam Soffes

Sam Soffes is the lead iOS engineer on Hipstamatic and creator of a few popular open source projects.

Website: samsoff.es
Twitter: @samsoffes

Brent Simmons

Brent Simmons is the creator of popular apps for Mac and iOS including NewNewsWire and MarsEdit.

Website: inessential.com
Twitter: @brentsimmons

Daniel Jalkut

Daniel Jalkut is a former senior Apple engineer and the founder of Red Sweater software. He is also an active supporter of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Website: www.red-sweater.com
Twitter: @danielpunkass

Ray Wenderlich

Ray Wenderlich is an independent iOS developer with extensive experience in the gaming industry.

Website: www.raywenderlich.com
Twitter: @rwenderlich

Dave DeLong

Dave DeLong is a frameworks developer for Apple and an active contributor on stackoverflow.com.

Website: davedelong.com
Twitter: @davedelong

Michael Jurewitz

Michael Jurewitz is a skilled iOS developer and a Developer Tools and Frameworks Evangelist for iOS and Mac at Apple.

Website:
Twitter: @jury

Tristan O’Tierney

Tristan O’Tierney is an iOS developer and the co-founder of the popular mobile payment startup Square.

Website: www.otierney.net
Twitter: @tristan

Allan Schaffer

Allan Schaffer is a Game Technologies Evangelist at Apple, where he helps iOS and Mac developers to create amazing high performance games.

Website:
Twitter: @funnest

Daniel Pasco

Daniel Pasco is an iOS developer who works at Black Pixel and a former rocket scientist with software on Mars.

Website: blackpixel.com
Twitter: @dlpasco

Tyler Neylon

Tyler Neylon is an iOS programmer, blogger, and founder of bynomial.com. He is interested in mobile games, math, and math education.

Website: bynomial.com
Twitter: @tylerneylon

John Muchow

John Muchow is an iOS developer and consultant. He also publishes iOS developer tips and tricks on his site, iphonedevelopertips.com.

Website: iphonedevelopertips.com
Twitter: @johnmuchow

Kevin Ballard

Kevin Ballard is an iOS and Mac developer who works for Apple and is active in the open source community.

Website: kevin.sb.org
Twitter: @eridius

Steve Streza

Steve Streza is an iOS developer and the Lead Platform Developer at Read it Later.

Website: stevestreza.com
Twitter: @SteveStreza

Josh Grenon

Josh Grenon is an iOS developer and creator of a number of popular open source components for iOS.

Website: joshgrenon.com
Twitter: @joshgrenon

Ole Begemann

Ole Begemann is an independent iOS and Mac developer and the creator of the Blue Planet and Picture Effects apps.

Website: oleb.net
Twitter: @olebegemann

Bryan Duke

Bryan Duke is a test pilot for the US Air Force, astronomer, founder of Acceleroto, and developer of Air Hockey for iOS and Mac.

Website: grouchoduke.com
Twitter: @GrouchoDuke

Conor Winders

Conor Winders is an expert iOS developer and the founder of Redwind Software, a freelance iOS development shop.

Website: www.redwindsoftware.com
Twitter: @conorwinders

Matt DiPasquale

Matt DiPasquale is an iOS developer and a very active contributor to stackoverflow.com.

Website: www.mattdipasquale.com
Twitter: @mattdipasquale

Nick Paulson

Nick Paulson is a software engineer at Apple. In the past, he has worked at both Square and CloudApp.

Website: nickpaulson.com
Twitter: @njp

Michael Simmons

Michael Simmons is Co-Founder of Flexbits, creator of the excellent Fantasical calendaring utility for Mac.

Website: flexibits.com
Twitter: @macguitar