n. A male programmer who eschews the stereotypical nerdy characteristics associated with programming culture. [Bro (brother) + programmer.]
brogramming n.

Example Citations:
Tech's latest boom has generated a new, more testosterone-fueled breed of coder....

At some startups the pendulum has swung so far in the other direction that it's given rise to a new title: brogrammer.
—Douglas MacMillan, "'Brogrammers' challenge coders' nerdy image," San Francisco Chronicle, March 3, 2012

On Wednesday at the Twilio Conference, programmer Rob Spectre did a 15-minute presentation on how to learn brogramming.

For the uninitiated, brogramming is programming...done by bros. Bros, as in frat brothers. As in guys who drink beer, listen to Jack Johnson and Dave Matthews, and spend six hours a day at the gym.

Spectre did the entire presentation in character as his alter ego Chad, the ultimate brogrammer.
—Rob Spectre, " The Ultimate Guide To Learning Brogramming — The Hard Way," Business Insider, September 23, 2011

Earliest Citation:

n., A programmer who is a bro.

Coined by Andrew Pile.
—David Karp, "brogrammer," David's Log, May 3, 2007

A non-nerdy high-five to Adam Hanft for spying this term.

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