Open Source Awards 2010

The winners of the 2010 Open Source Awards are listed below (Original post from packtpub.com)

Winners

Open Source CMS

Every Content Management System (CMS) that is based on one of the Open Source licenses were eligible to participate in this category.

We are pleased to announce that CMS Made Simple has won the Open Source CMS category in the 2010 Open Source Awards.

Winner: CMS Made Simple

1st Runner up: SilverStripe

2nd Runner up: MODx


Congratulations to CMS Made Simple and commiserations to the Open Source projects that took part in the finals for this category but just missed out.


Hall of Fame CMS

This category is reserved for those CMSes that have won the Open Source CMS Award at least once in previous years.

We are pleased to announce that WordPress has won the Hall of Fame CMS category in the 2010 Open Source Awards.*

Winner: WordPress

1st Runner up: Drupal

2nd Runner up: Joomla!

*As a result of a tie between Drupal and WordPress, an extra independent judge Mark King was brought in for a decisive vote.

Congratulations to WordPress and a thank you to Drupal and Joomla! for taking part in the Awards this year.


Most Promising Open Source Project

All Open Source projects, that have had its first release date less than two years from 9 August, 2010, were eligible to participate in this category.

We are pleased to announce that Pimcore has won the Most Promising Open Source Project category in the 2010 Open Source Awards.

Winner: Pimcore

1st Runner up: TomatoCMS

2nd Runner up: BuddyPress

Congratulations to Pimcore and commiserations to the Open Source projects that took part in the finals for this category but just missed out.


Open Source E-Commerce Applications

This category is reserved for the type of web applications that simplify buying and selling of products on the Internet.

We are pleased to announce that PrestaShop has won the Open Source E-Commerce Applications category in the 2010 Open Source Awards.

Winner: PrestaShop

1st Runner up: OpenCart

2nd Runner up: Tomato Cart

Congratulations to PrestaShop and commiserations to the Open Source projects that took part in the finals for this category but just missed out.


Open Source Graphics Software

This category, as the name suggests, is for all Graphic Application Software that is used for graphic design, multimedia development, specialized image development, general image editing, or simply to access graphic files.

We are pleased to announce that Blender has won the Open Source Graphics Software category in the 2010 Open Source Awards.

Winner: Blender

1st Runner up: GIMP

2nd Runner up: Inkscape

Congratulations to Blender and commiserations to the Open Source projects that took part in the finals for this category but just missed out.


Open Source JavaScript Libraries

This category is reserved for JavaScript libraries, libraries of pre-written JavaScript controls which allow for easier development of RIAs (Rich Internet Applications), visually enhanced applications or smoother server-side JavaScript functionalities.

We are pleased to announce that jQuery has won the Open Source JavaScript Libraries category in the 2010 Open Source Awards.

Winner: jQuery

1st Runner up: Mootools and Raphaël

Congratulations to jQuery and commiserations to the Open Source projects that took part in the finals for this category but just missed out.

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Content Management

Supple Forms
Supple Forms for WordPress offers two significant functions for your blog. You can build custom write panels for the WordPress Write Post page and easy insert form data and HTML snippets into your posts. Supple Forms lets you store your data in either WordPress Custom Fields or your own custom table that the plugin will create for you. So you can format and insert your data into pages and posts with shortcodes, and without tweaking templates.

I am reading WordPress plugin
I am reading is an easy configurable WordPress plugin to display books you are reading in a sidebar widget. Book information is pulled from Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Open Library and gets cached in database. You don’t need to input the book information manually (just type in ISBN or AWS key), you can change widget title through WP Admin, easily adjustable fonts, colors and HTML output.

Twitter Tools
Twitter Tools is a WordPress plugin that creates an integration between your WordPress blog and your Twitter account. It allows you to pull your tweets into your blog (as posts and digests) and create new tweets on blog posts and from within WordPress. You can also archive your Twitter tweets (downloaded every 10 minutes), post a tweet from your sidebar or the WP Admin screens and pass your tweets along to another service.

Fresh from FriendFeed and Twitter
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MailPress
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GD Star Rating
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Geotagger WordPress plugin
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Pods WordPress plugin
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Stray Random Quotes
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Upcoming Posts
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Contextual Related Posts
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Smart Archives Reloaded
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Where did they go from here?
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LinkCurl WordPress plugin
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WP Comment Remix
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Insights WordPress plugin
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WP-Directory-List
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Art Direction WordPress plugin

This plugin allows you to have global archive and single page per-post styles and provides you with the ability to add styles/JavaScript/whatever you want to each entry.