Open Source JavaScript Libraries Judges

The Judges will be choosing from the five JavaScript Libraries that received the most nominations, during the nomination stage. They will be selecting their top three based on a number of factors including ease of use, performance, usability, size of and support from community, adoption in other applications, customization/plug in flexibility, effects and animations ability and ease of navigation. The Judging panel is made up from a list of experienced and respected figures in the open source and AJAX industry :

 

Michael Kimsal

Michael KimsalMichael Kimsal has spent 15 years in the web development world, starting with Perl in late 1995 and PHP in early 1996, then working with ASP, ColdFusion, Java and most recently Ruby and Groovy.

Michael currently runs WebDev Publishing, which publishes PDF publications such as GroovyMag and JSMag, produces the indieconf conference for independent web professionals, runs the WebDev Radio podcast series, and is an occasional speaker at regional technology conferences and user groups.

He can be found in and around the RDU Triangle area, running the regional PHP/MySQL user group, or meeting with other area tech folk. He currently lives in Youngsville with his wife and three cats.

 

 

Michael Mahemoff

Michael Mahemoff

 

Michael Mahemoff is a Chrome Developer Advocate for Google, based in London, always looking at ways to make the web a more habitable place for users and developers alike. He's been programming on the web since the mid '90s, in a range of public-facing and enterprise (Java, what else?) contexts, and is the author of Ajax Design Patterns (O'Reilly, 2006) and a blogger for Ajaxian.com. Server side, he's mostly a Ruby, PHP, and NodeJS guy, and sushi is his preferred coding fuel. Michael holds a PhD from the Univesity of Melbourne, covering software design patterns for improving user experience. Michael's Twitter

 

 

 

 

 

Frank W. Zammetti 

Frank W. ZammettiFrank W. Zammetti is a senior developer/architect for a major U.S. financial company by day and founder/chief architect of his own company, Etherient, by night. Frank has authored six books and a number of articles for various publications on topics including JavaScript, Dojo, DWR and Palm's webOS. Frank is a contributor to, and founder of, a number of open-source projects including Struts, Apache Commons, DataVision, PocketFrog and Java Web Parts. Frank is an occasional speaker at technical conferences and meetings. Visit www.zammetti.com for all things Frank!

 

 

Hatem Ben Yacoub

Hatem Ben Yacoub

Hatem Ben Yacoub is owner and editor for PHP Magazine Network (phpmagazine.net), an online magazine about PHP and related technologies including Ajax Magazine, CMS Magazine, e-Commerce, Enterprise solutions, Open Source... Hatem is also Energy engineer, Entrepreneur, IT consultant, Senior Systems architect, PHP expert, e-Government Specialist, and Open source Evangelist. With 9 years experience in the IT industry, he's actually helping Governments adopt Open Source technologies at the enterprise level. More info at http://hby.me or @hatem

 

 

You!
The final judge is made up of votes from customers and visitors to www.PacktPub.com. You have the chance to support your favorite JavaScript Library by submitting a vote when the final five are announced.

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