Packt announce the winners in the 2011 Open Source Awards

November 2011 | Open Source

Packt Publishing is pleased to announce the winners in the 2011 Open Source Awards. The Open Source Awards is a contest that aims to encourage, support, recognize and reward Open Source projects. Formerly the Open Source CMS Award, the contest has been running since 2006 and is regarded as one of the most established platforms for recognizing excellence amongst Open Source Software.

Prize money given out since 2006 tops $100,000. To identify the excellence among Open Source projects, public votes for the finalists in each category were combined with ratings from a panel of Judges.

The winners in the 2011 Open Source Awards:

 

Open Source CMS

  • Winner: Joomla!
  • 1st Runner up: Drupal
  • 2nd Runner up: Plone


Open Source Mobile Toolkits and Libraries

  • Winner: jQuery Mobile
  • 1st Runner up: PhoneGap
  • 2nd Runner up: Sencha Touch

 

Most Promising Open Source Project

  • Winner: ImpressPages
  • 1st Runner up: Seo Panel
  • 2nd Runner up: Chamilo

 

Open Source Business Applications

  • Winner: PrestaShop
  • 1st Runner up: nopCommerce
  • 2nd Runner up: OpenCart

 

Open Source JavaScript Libraries

  • Winner: jQuery
  • 1st Runner up: Dojo Toolkit
  • 2nd Runner up: Sencha (Ext JS)

 

Open Source Multimedia Software

  • Winner: Blender
  • 1st Runner up: GIMP
  • 2nd Runner up: Inkscape

 

The Open Source CMS subcategory*

  • Best Open Source CMS for Performance: Drupal
  • Best .NET Open Source CMS: DotNetNuke
  • Best CMS for Best Community: Drupal
  • Best CMS for Ease of Use: Drupal

 

The Open Source JavaScript Libraries subcategory*

  • Best JavaScript Library for plug-ins: jQuery
  • Best JavaScript Library for Effects and animations ability: jQuery
  • Best JavaScript Library Community: jQuery
  • Best JavaScript Library for Performance: jQuery

 

The Award continued to be a great success with over 7,000 nominations received in the nominations stage and over 13,000 votes received in the finals across six categories. For more detailed results across all the categories and more information about the Awards, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/open-source-awards-home.

*The subcategories are for recognition purposes with no monetary prize awarded.

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