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Nominations open for Great Indian Developer Awards 2013

Honor trailblazing technologies and organizations at GIDS

Bangalore, January 02, 2013: : The sixth annual Great Indian Developer Awards will be hosted this May at GIDS 2013 in Bangalore. These annual awards recognize trailblazing technologies and organizations who have contributed to the evangelism, productivity and innovation excellence of the software development ecosystem.

The awards celebrate the product and innovation excellence of software products and tools that aid developer productivity, across 11 categories.

  • Development Environments (past winners include CodeRush, Microsoft Visual Studio, Oracle JDeveloper)
  • Collaboration Solution (past winners include Telerik TeamPulse, Citrix GoToMeeting, Adobe Acrobat Connect Professional, Oracle Collaboration Suite)
  • Content Management (past winners include Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Sharepoint Server, EMC Documentum)
  • Design and Modeling (past winners include IBM Rational Rose, Visual Studio Team System 2008 - Architecture Edition)
  • Change and Configuration Management (past winners include CollabNet TeamForge, Telerik TeamPulse, CollabNet SourceForge Enterprise Edition, Microsoft VSTS)
  • Testing (past winners include JUnit Testing Framework, JBoss Profiler, Borland SilkTest)
  • Security (past winners include Microsoft Security Essentials, Kaspersky Open Space Security, Quest InTrust, Oracle Identity Management Suite)
  • Web Development (past winners include Dojo Toolkit, Adobe Flash Platform, Adobe ColdFusion 8)
  • Mobile Development (past winners include Google Android, Nokia Symbian, Eclipse Embedded Rich Client Platform)
  • Frameworks (past winners include Spring, NET Framework 4.0, Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, Adobe Flex, .NET Framework 3.0)
  • Database (past winners include Oracle Database 11g, DevExpress Analytics, SAP BusinessObjects Crystal Reports, MySQL)
  • Open Source Solution (like Suse Cloud, OpenStack, Eucalyptus, Cloud Foundry, Jclouds, GlusterFS and Open vSwitch)

The nomination form is open to the entire software development community. If there is a particular technology product you personally endorse to your colleagues or you evangelize about them at the first opportunity you get, here is your chance to enter it in the awards process and see it win this prestigious award.

The awards go through several stages.

Nominations open: December 10, 2012
Nominations close: February 28, 2013

Once all the nominations are in, an international stature panel will shortlist the entrants, placing emphasis on functionality, usability and innovation. We will post the finalists, and you will have a chance to vote on your favorites.

Shortlist posted, voting begins: April 12, 2013
Voting closes: May 01, 2013

The winners will be unveiled and awards will be presented during Great Indian Developer Summit, happening May 7-10 in Bangalore.

Over the years, the awards have grown to attract hundreds of nominations and thousands of attendees each year. Nominate 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.

Buy your GIDS tickets and get ready to join the awards ceremony in the Main Hall at the J.N Tata Auditorum at GIDS 2013.

About Great Indian Developer Summit

GIDS is India's biggest polyglot conference for software developers. Till date, over 17,000 attendees like you have benefited from over 600+ cutting-edge technology sessions at the show, delivered by the world's foremost technology experts, visionaries and evangelists. We have received hundreds of testimonials from IT professionals who have moved ahead in their career and jobs through the power of information and networking provided by the GIDS platform.

Packed with premium knowledge, action plans and advise from been-there-done-it veterans, creators, and visionaries, GIDS 2013 features six co-located conferences: GIDS.Edge / Tutorials (May 7), GIDS.NET (May 8), GIDS.Web/Mobile (May 9) and GIDS.Java (May 10).

See the evolving program, speakers and sessions here http://www.developersummit.com/.

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