Eclipse Community Award Winners Announced
The first day of EclipseCon has been celebrating innovation within the Eclipse ecosystem, with awards handed out to projects and individuals. Read on to find the big winners…
As EclipseCon North America 2012 gets into full swing in Day 2, it’s time to reflect on yesterday’s action which mostly focused on rewarding some of the hardest working Eclipse contributors with the Eclipse Community Awards.
In a glitzy awards ceremony in Reston, Virginia, the following people scooped top honours:
Individual Awards – voted for online by peers
- Top Committer: Sven Efftinge
- Top Contributors: Stephan Herrmann and Alex Blewitt
- Top Newcomer Evangelist: Lars Vogel
(Lars wrote on his blog that ‘receiving the award is a great honor’ and he hoped that his work ‘as Eclipse Evangelist will continue to help other learning and embracing the Eclipse platform.’)
- Lifetime Contribution Award: Ed Merks
Project Awards – voted for online by peers
- Most Open Project: Eclipse Communication Framework (other finalists - C/C++ Development Tooling and GMF Tooling)
- Most Innovative New Feature or Eclipse Project: Eclipse Code Recommenders (other finalists - Orion and Xtend)
Technology Awards (Eclipse-based open source projects and commercial products) – special panel of judges.
- Best Developer Tool: Chronon Time Travelling Debugge (other finalists - Bndtools and DS-5 Community Edition)
- Best Modeling Product: MaintainJ (other finalist - UMLet)
- Best Application: Justinmind Prototyper (other finalists - Bonita Open Solutions and CCTVnet)
Congratulations to all the winners at this year’s Eclipse Community Awards!