Here is a very partial and incomplete list of sites known to pay for technical tutorials and other articles of interest to software developers. I do not necessarily know much about or endorse any given site on this list. I have written for some of the sites on this list. Information on this site may not be accurate or up-to-date.
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|Publisher||Topics||First Article Rates||Notes|
|A List Apart||Web Design and Development||Unknown|
|Auth0||Using Auth0 in applications||150|
|DigitalOcean||Cloud Hosting, OSS, Infrastructure, Linux||300|
|FloydHub||AI/ML, data science||150|
|FusionAuth||Using FusionAuth API in applications||Pays|
|How-To Geek||General Tech||Pays|
|Linode||Cloud Hosting, OSS, Infrastructure, Linux||300|
|LogRocket||Web Design and Development||350|
|Make Use Of||General Tech||120|
|Nexmo Developer||Using Vonage in applications||400|
|Nuts and Volts||Electronics||Unknown|
|Okta||Various||Pays||Usually hires via TopTal|
|PaperSpace||AI/ML, data science||200-300|
|Postmark||Using Postmark in applications||300||Currently not accepting submissions|
|Rancher Writing Program||Cloud Technology||Pays|
|Scotch||Web Design and Development||100-300||Owned by Digital Ocean|
|Sitepoint||Web Design and Development||200|
|Smart Business Trends||General Marketing||200|
|Smashing Magazine||Web Design and Development||200|
|Software Engineering Daily||Various||Pays|
|Tutsplus||Full Stack Web Development||250|
|Twilio||Using Twilio in applications||500||Contact individual editors|
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