This year marks JAX Innovation Awards’ 10th anniversary of promoting open innovation in the field of the Java Platform and related technologies. It rewards the most innovative contributions in the shape of technology, idea, documentation, industry impact, community engagement, etc.
The submission deadline for the JAX Innovation Awards nominations is fast approaching but there is still time to submit your favorite candidates. To help you with that, we decided to share a preliminary list of nominations with you.
Who made an impact in the Java ecosystem?
- Language Server protocol
- JUnit 5
- Spring Boot
- Apache Spark
- Kotlin language
- H2 Database Engine
- Byte Buddy
- Apache Log4j 2
- Camunda BPM
Who made an impact in software delivery & DevOps?
- Serverless framework
- Apache Mesos
Here are the JAX Innovation Awards categories
Most Innovative contribution to the Java ecosystem
This category aims to compliment the achievements of both the heavyweights of the Java ecosystem and the field’s newcomers. The emphasis ranges from data stores, language features, frameworks to JVM languages, tools and more.
Most Innovative solution to software delivery & DevOps
This category rewards technologies, companies, organizations and/or individuals that conceive groundbreaking solutions to promote any of the following areas: DevOps, Continuous Delivery, cloud and/or container technologies.
JAX Special Jury Award
This award celebrates exceptional achievements by a visionary individual, community or company (not open for community voting)
Visit the JAX Innovation Awards 2016 official page to submit your favorite candidates by August 28, 2016 and learn more about the JAX Innovation Awards. Everyone is invited to submit their nominations — you can either celebrate your own achievements and vote for yourself or reward someone else’s accomplishments.
The winners will be announced at the JAX London conference , taking place on October 10-12 in London, United Kingdom.