|By Java News Desk||
|October 27, 2005 04:45 PM EDT||
1) - Best .NET Books Nominees:
.NET Framework Standard Library Reference by Brad Abrams (Addison-Wesley); .NET Multithreading (Manning Publications); AppDev Professional Training via CD-ROM for .NET (AppDev Training); Applied Microsoft .NET Framework Programming (Wintellect); ASP.NET Insider Solutions (Sams); ASP.NET Beta Preview (Wiley); ASP.NET Cookbook (O'Reilly); ASP.NET For Dummies (Wiley); ASP.NET Professional Secrets (Wiley); ASP.NET The Beta Version (Addison-Wesley); Beginning .NET Game Programming in C# (Apress); Beginning ASP.NET E-Commerce: From Novice to Professional (Apress); Beginning C# Objects: From Concepts to Code (Apress); Beginning VB.NET (Wiley); Building Websites with Microsoft Content Management Server (Packt Publishing); Building Websites with the ASP.NET Community Starter Kit (Packt Publishing); C# and The .NET Platform, Second Edition (Apress); Certification Exam Simulator (Whizlabs Software); Debugging Applications for Microsoft .NET and Microsoft Windows (Wintellect); Design Patterns in C# (Addison-Wesley); Developing Application Frameworks in .NET (Apress); Expert C# Business Objects (Apress); Expert Service-Oriented Architecture In C#: Using the Web Services Enhancements (Apress); Innerworkings (Innerworkings); Learning C# (O'Reilly); Microsoft Reporting Services in Action (Manning Publications); Professional ASP.NET (Wiley); Professional C# (Wiley); Professional Crystal Reports for Visual Studio .NET (Wiley); Professional VB.NET (Wiley); Programming .NET Components (O'Reilly); Programming ASP.NET (O'Reilly); Programming C# (O'Reilly); Programming Windows Server (Manning Publications); Regular Expressions with .NET (Desaware); The C# Programming Language (Addison-Wesley); The Visual Basic .NET Programming Language (Addison-Wesley); TranscenderCert Practice Exams (Transcender); TransTrainer Exam Prep Videos (Transcender); Visual Basic .NET or C#: Which to Choose? (Desaware); Visual Basic.NET All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies (Wiley); Web-based Training for .NET Developers (LearnKey); Windows Forms Programming in C# (Addison-Wesley).
2) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Build Tools / Installers Nominees:
AllFusion Harvest Change Manager Openmake Option (Computer Associates); Automated Build Studio (AutomatedQA); HP Enterprise Toolkit--NonStop Edition (Hewlett-Packard); InstallAnywhere.NET (Zero G Software); InstallShield (Macrovision); Iron Speed Designer (Iron Speed Inc.); Perl Dev Kit (ActiveState); StoreFront 6.0 (LaGarde); Thinstall Studio (Jitit, Inc.); Wise for Windows Installer (Wise Solutions).
3) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Editors / IDEs Nominees:
Altova xmlspy 2004 (Altova); Borland Delphi 8 for the Microsoft .NET Framework (Borland); CodeRush for Visual Studio.NET (Developer Express); Epicor ICE Internet Componet Environment (Epicor Software); Jetbrains ReSharper (JetBrains); Kinzan Studio for .NET Kinzan); Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 (Macromedia); Visual Perl (ActiveState); Visual Python (ActiveState); Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft); Visual XSLT (ActiveState).
4) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Libraries / Controls Nominees:
/n software IP*Works (/n software); ActiveReports for .NET (Data Dynamics); AdvancedList .NET (Resco); ASPxGrid (Developer Express); Atalasoft DotAnnotate (Atalasoft); Atalasoft DotImage (Atalasoft); Atalasoft DotTwain (Atalasoft); Borland Janeva (Borland); Chart FX for .NET (Software FX, Inc.); combit List & Label 10 (combit GmbH); ComponentArt Web.UI for ASP.NET (ComponentArt Inc.); ComponentOne Studio Enterprise (ComponentOne); DataWindow .NET (Sybase); Desaware Licensing System .NET (Desaware, Inc.); DetailView .NET (Resco); Dundas Chart for .NET (Dundas Software); ILOG Gantt for .NET (ILOG); Intersoft WebGrid.NET Enterprise (Intersoft Solutions); LEADTOOLS Raster Imaging Pro for .NET (LEAD Technologies); NetAdvantage (Infragistics); NETRONIC VARCHART XGantt .NET Edition (NETRONIC Software); Nevron Chart for .NET (Nevron LLC); Nevron Diagram for .NET (Nevron LLC); NI Measurement Studio (National Instruments); NMath Suite (CenterSpace Software); PDF4NET (O2 Solutions); PlusDock 1.0 Docking Windows Library (Olvio IT, Inc.); PlusSuite 1.0 (Olvio IT, Inc.); SharpUI for .NET (Data Dynamics); SoftArtisans OfficeWriter (SoftArtisans); Stingray Objective Grid (Rogue Wave Software); TeeChart for .Net (Steema Software); telerik r.a.d.controls web-suite (telerik); XHEO|Licensing (XHEO, Inc.); XtraGrid Suite (Developer Express).
5) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Providers / Tools Nominees:
AbleCommerce 5.5 for Asp.Net (AbleCommerce.com); Altova Enterprise XML Suite (Altova); Borland Janeva (Borland); CF Dynamics (CF Dynamics); CMS 400.net version 4.7 (Ektron); ComponentOne Studio Enterprise (ComponentOne); CXO Systems 3.2 (CXO Systems); DataDirect Connect for .NET (DataDirect Technologies); db4o (db4objects); Edge Web Hosting (Edge Web Hosting); EV1 Servers (EV1Servers.net); FuseTalk 2.0 (FuseTalk); Geographic Information Systems (ESRI); HiT Software Ritmo (HiT Software); Hosting.com True VPS plan (Hosting.com); Integral Accounting Enterprise (STFB Inc.); JuggerNET (Codemesh); Kinzan Studio (Kinzan); Logidex (LogicLibrary); Oracle Data Provider for .NET (Oracle); PerlASPX (ActiveState); StoreFront (LaGarde); Web Services Business Network (StrikeIron).
6) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Modeling, Optimization, and Analysis Tools Nominees:
Altova Enterprise XML Suite (Altova); Borland Together Edition for Visual Studio .NET (Borland); CodeLogic for C# .NET (Logic Explorers, Inc.); Compuware DevPartner Studio Professional Edition (Compuware); CXO Systems 3.2 (CXO Systems); DeKlarit (DeKlarit); devAdvantage 2.1 (Anticipating Minds); Epicor ICE Internet Componet Environment (Epicor Software); Klocwork 6.0 (Klocwork Inc.); Poseidon for UML (Gentleware AG); SDE for Visual Studio.NET (Visual Paradigm); SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services (Microsoft); TierDeveloper 4.0 (AlachiSoft); Vil (www.1bot.com).
7) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Profilers, Optimizers, Decompilers, and Obfuscators Nominees:
ANTS Load (Red Gate Software); ANTS Profiler (Red Gate Software); AQtime 4 (AutomatedQA); CLR Profiler (Microsoft); Compuware DevPartner Profiler Community Edition (Compuware); Decompiler.NET (Jungle Creatures, Inc.); Demeanor for .NET, Enterprise Edition (Wise Owl Consulting); Dotfuscator inside Visual Studio (PreEmptive Solutions); Optimizeit Profiler for the Microsoft .NET Framework (Borland); Perl Dev Kit (ActiveState); Rhythmyx (Percussion Software); XenoCode (XenoCode Corporation).
8) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Source Control and Team Facilitation Nominees:
AQdevTeam (AutomatedQA); Borland StarTeam (Borland); Compuware DevPartner Studio Enterprise Edition (Compuware); MKS Integrity Solution (MKS); Serena ChangeMan Dimensions Add-in for Visual Studio .NET (SERENA Software); SourceGear Vault (SourceGear); Visual Intercept (Elsinore Technologies); Visual SourceSafe (Microsoft).
9) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Testing, Q/A, and Debugging Nominees:
.TEST (Parasoft); ANTS Load (Red Gate Software); ANTS Profiler (Red Gate Software); AppSight Application Support System (Identify Software); AVIcode Intercept Studio (AVIcode); CAS/Tester (Desaware); Compuware DevPartner Studio Professional Edition (Compuware); Compuware QACenter Enterprise Edition (Compuware); Compuware QACenter Performance Edition (Compuware); HarnessIt (United Binary, LLC); onTime2004 (Axosoft); TestComplete (AutomatedQA); Visual Perl (ActiveState); Visual Python (ActiveState); Visual XSLT (ActiveState).
10) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Web Sites Nominees:
ASPAdvice.com (ASPAlliance); ASPAlliance.com (ASPAlliance); Microsoft Developer Network MSDN (Microsoft); MSDN Logidex .NET Library (LogicLibrary); The Code Project (The Code Project); vbCity Developer Community (vbCity.com); www.asp.net (Microsoft).
11) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - Best .NET Application Management Nominees:
AppSight Application Support System (Identify Software); (Aquifer Application Services Platform Systems Management Engineering); AVIcode Intercept Studio (AVIcode); BusinessObjects 6.5 (Business Objects); DiagnoSys (H&W); Digital Evolution Service Manager (Digital Evolution); Kinitos Application Management for .NET (Kinitos Inc.); ManageSoft 7.0 (ManageSoft); PocketAdmin for Windows (Expand Beyond).
12) 2005 .NETDJ Readers' Choice Awards - .NET Instructor- Led Training Nominees:
.NET Architechture and Design: Building Distributed Applications with .NET (DevelopMentor); .NET Campsight: Server Edition (Pluralsight LLC); .NET Fundamentals (Global Knowledge); ASP.NET (Global Knowledge); Essential ASP.NET 2.0 (DevelopMentor); Mastering .NET Debugging (Wintellect); Mastering the .NET Framework (Wintellect); Mastering Web Form Applications (Wintellect); Service-Oriented Architechture Using BizTalk 2004 (DevelopMentor); VB.NET Programming (Global Knowledge).
|reader 10/28/05 09:11:34 AM EDT|
All the links are broken--pointing to 2004 contest.
|ITSG News Desk 10/27/05 05:01:24 PM EDT|
SYS-CON Media Readers' Choice Awards Polls Will Close on December 31, 2005. This year it looks certain that a new participation record will be set, more than 16,000 votes have already been recorded, as more than 20,000 SYS-CON Media readers are estimated to cast their votes in this year's Readers' Choice Awards.
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