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2008 Press


(New York, NY - January 15, 2008) - JupiterOnlineMedia, a division of Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), today announced the winners for the Product of the Year Awards for 2008. These 2008 awards mark the sixth year for this competition. The winners were nominated and selected by the users of (, a leading online information resource dedicated to providing technology information for developers.

"In the main category of Technology, desktop development topics were lacking." stated Bradley Jones, Executive Editor of's Software Development Channel. "Based on the nominations and voting, Web and online service based development appear to be a primary focus for a majority of developers." added Jones.

Rosemarie Graham, Managing Editor of, stated, "AJAX once again took top honors for the Technology of the year. In most of the other categories there were clear-cut winners such as Google Maps, Firefox, and JSE 6. This year also had one of the closest races with the NetBeans IDE barely beating out the Eclipse IDE for Java Tool / Add-in of the Year."

The winners by category are as follows:

  • Technology of the Year - AJAX

  • Framework of the Year - Sun Microsystems's Java™ Platform, Standard Edition 6 JDK

  • Development Tool of the Year - NetBeans IDE

  • Development Utility of the Year - Mozilla's Firefox®

  • Web Service Product of the Year - Google™ Maps

  • Wireless/Mobile Development Tool or Add-in of the Year - NetBeans Mobility Pack

  • Database Tool or Add-in of the Year - PostgreSQL

  • Java Tool/ Add-in of the Year - NetBeans IDE, Runner-up: Eclipse IDE

  • JSR (Java Specification Request) of the Year - 223: Scripting for Java™ Platform

  • .NET Tool/Add-in of the Year - Glassfish Web Services Interoperability

  • Open Source Tool of the Year - Subversion

    The complete list of winners and finalists is available on (

    About ( is a journal of insight into cutting edge programming techniques aimed at professional developers working in corporate environments that features articles and tutorials focused on issues and applications critical to the community. can be found on JupiterOnlineMedia's Network.

    About Jupitermedia Corporation
    Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) (, headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading global provider of images, news and original information, career Web sites and events for information technology, business, media and creative professionals. Jupitermedia includes Jupiterimages, one of the leading images companies in the world with over 7.0 million images online serving creative professionals with brands like BananaStock, Workbook Stock, Brand X Pictures, FoodPix, Botanica, Nonstock, The Beauty Archive, IFA Bilderteam, Comstock Images, Creatas Images, PictureQuest, Liquid Library, Thinkstock Images, Thinkstock Footage, Bigshot Media, Goodshoot, Polka Dot Images, Stock Image, Pixland,,,,,,,, and The JupiterOnlineMedia division of Jupitermedia consists of five distinct online networks: and for IT and business professionals; for developers; and and for media and creative professionals. These networks include more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by over 20 million users and generate over 400 million page views monthly. JupiterOnlineMedia also includes specialized career Web sites for select professional communities which can be found on and In addition, JupiterOnlineMedia includes JupiterEvents' and Mediabistro's media-related events, which produce offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics including ISPCON.

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