Jolt Award Winners 2006

Software Awards are funny things. At the Jolt awards these were the big soda can winners:

Quick thoughts are that Microsoft and Ruby cleaned up. I actually read the two books that won and I enjoyed both of them.

5 Responses to “Jolt Award Winners 2006”

  1. […] Ist Rails wirklich so gut oder sind alle anderen nur einfach schlecht? Ich habe keine Ahnung, aufjedenfall hat das Rails Framework einen Jolt Award als bestes ‘Web Development Tool’ erhalten. Und das Rails Buch ‘Agile Webdevelopment’ erhielt den Award als bestes ‘General Technical Book’. Mein Glückwunsch. Die Gewinnerliste sieht interessant aus. Viele Dinge die man sich mal anschauen sollte, hauptsächlich Rails natürlich (-; […]

  2. Ja gewiß, Rails ist einfach und überraschenderweise hochproduktiv, aber Ich glaube daß ‘Prefactoring’ ist einer Rückschritt als Wasserfallprozess.

  3. […] We won, we won! Not once, but twice. Agile Web Development with Rails snatched the Jolt in the technical books department and Ruby on Rails 1.0 took the Jolt in Web Development Tools. The framework was contending with JBoss 4.x, Backbase, Coldfusion, and the Zend Studio while the book took out Practical Common Lisp, Wicked Cool Java, and others. […]

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