JUPITERMEDIA'S DEVELOPER.COM TECHNOLOGY OF THE YEAR AWARD GOES TO SUN'S JAVA(New York, NY - December 19, 2002) - Developer.com, a Jupitermedia Corporation Web site for programmers and application developers, today announced the winners of its Product of the Year Awards. Winning for Technology of the Year is Sun Microsystems' Java 2 version 1.4.
"We're thrilled that Developer.com users have embraced the inaugural Product of the Year awards with such enthusiasm," said Brad Jones, executive editor of Developer.com. "We expect the level of interest and participation will increase for next year's awards now that the winners have been selected and announced for our 2002 Product of the Year honor. Being recognized by the Developer.com community is a prestigious honor for winners and nominees alike," Jones added.
The awards were selected by readers and editors in voting that took place at the Developer.com Web site. Developer.com's editors said Java earned the award for Technology of the Year, based on improvements that included accelerated graphics performance and support for tasks such as large-scale data mining and business intelligence.
Categories in which products have been awarded are:
Honored as Development Tool of the Year is Microsoft's Visual Studio .NET and as Wireless Development Product of the Year is Oracle's JDeveloper. A complete list of the winners and finalists is available at the www.developer.com Web site.
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