Stage III: Shortlist Nominations...Closes 1 May 2013 at 1800 Hrs IST
This is the third stage of the awards process. We are inviting you, the developer, to vote for your favourite nominee for each category. Pick from software tools, frameworks and platforms that are not only popular in your development organizations, but also have changed the way you approach your development tasks and ushered in innovation, cost-effectiveness, performance improvements and ease of use. You may vote for one nominee across one or more of the 12 categories.
Products Par Excellence
These awards recognize the product and innovation excellence of the hundreds of software products and tools that aid developer productivity across, 12 different categories. The selection criteria by an international stature panel places emphasis on functionality, usability, innovation.
Nominate from the new breed programming languages, source code editors and integrated development environments (IDEs).
Nominate from groupware, real-time conferencing and collaboration, and digital communities.
Nominate from content creation, categorization, workflow, publishing and delivery tools.
Design and Modeling
Requirements gathering, modeling, prototyping, GUI design, analysis tools, including automatically generating code from models.
Change and Configuration Management
Nominate across from tools that track and manage software defects and enhancement requests as well as version control and change or configuration management.
The best solution developed to test functionality of a software product or service or a segment of code. Nominate from across test scripting, automation, static and defect tracking, bug tracking and documentation, functional and load testing, qality assurance planning, test-case design, white- and black-box testing and source code analysis
Nominate tools from across authentication and encryption, code analysis, firewalls, network monitoring, system enhancements, system monitoring and spam prevention
Open Source Solution
Awards the best open source solutions for building and automating virtualization clusters, deploying and managing enterprise-grade cloud services and infrastructures among others.
Nominate from web development and deployment tools that are helping developers and designers push the boundaries of the web.
Awards the best software application, software service or infrastructure solution that enables access to software functionality and boosts the productivity and adaptability of a mobile device including small form factor devices and/or phones. Includes operating systems, infrastructure and network solutions.
Nominate from across the several libraries, components, and frameworks that are part of every developers treasure chest.
Awards the best software solution for the storage, organization, management, search, editing, reporting, analysis, and retrieval of large quantities of data.