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(New York, NY - February 17, 2004) - The users of, a leading online information resource for IT professionals dedicated to providing technology information for developers, have chosen the winners for the Product of the Year Awards.

"'s readers have picked leading products and standards that are impacting a large number of developers and IT professionals," said Bradley Jones, Executive Editor of's Software Development Channel. "Some of the winners are not a surprise--winners such as Microsoft's Visual Studio .NET 2003, Eclipse and Sun Java Studio. Others, however, were interesting to see rise to the top -- products like the NetBeans IDE, the 802.11x standards, and XMLSpy," added Jones.

The winners by category are as follows:

    * Technology of the Year - 802.11g and other 802.11 wireless standards

    * Development Tool of the Year (tie) - Sun Java Studio (formerly Sun ONE Studio) & Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003

    * Enterprise Development Tool of the Year - Visual Studio .NET 2003

    * Development Utility of the Year - XML Spy 2004

    * Best DBMS or Related Technology of the Year - MySQL AB's MySQL

    * Wireless Development Product of the Year - Sun's J2ME Wireless Toolkit 2.1

    * Web Service of the Year - Web Service (winning service), Web Services Interoperability Standard (WS-I) (winning standard/tool)

    * .NET Tool/Add-in of the Year - Visual Studio .NET 2003

    * Java Tool/Add-in of the Year - NetBeans IDE 3.5.1

    * Open Source Tool of the Year - Eclipse

    * The complete list of winners and finalists is available on (

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Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), ( headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading provider of global real-time news, information, research and media resources for information technology, Internet industry and graphics professionals. Jupiterweb, the online division of Jupitermedia, operates five distinct online networks: and for IT professionals; for developers; for interactive marketers; and for graphics professionals. Jupiterweb properties include more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by over 20 million users and generate over 275 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes Jupiter Research, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 14 vertical markets. In addition, Jupiter Events produces offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including Wi-Fi Planet, Search Engine Strategies and Internet Planet.

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