We’re proud to finally announce the winners of the first-ever 2012 BlackBerry Developer Community Awards!
Since we launched this great program we’ve been overwhelmed with the reception that it’s received from the community. Through the power of social voting and Twitter, you nominated 227 people and voted 2,000 times for developers, evangelists and contributors that exemplified our community’s creativity and collaborative spirit. The BlackBerry Developer community is thriving both on and offline!
Last night at our BlackBerry Jam Americas TweetUp, the winners across six categories were honored. They were:
- Must-Follow BlackBerry Developer on Twitter
- Must-Read BlackBerry Developer Blog
- Must-See BlackBerry Developer Evangelist
- Most Helpful BlackBerry Team Member on Twitter
- Most Helpful Contributor to the BlackBerry Developer Forums
- Best Open Source Contribution
(Drum Roll) and the official winners were:
Must-Follow BlackBerry Developer on Twitter
Jerome Carty (@jcarty)
Software Engineer developing BlackBerry® PlayBook and smartphone apps under Kisai Labs, Blaq for PlayBook Dev
Must-Read BlackBerry Developer Blog
The Philippine BlackBerry Developer Groupor pinoyBBdev, formed April 2010, is the only Research In Motion (RIM)-sanctioned developer community in the Philippines. The group aims to provide information about the latest in BlackBerry development, and in BlackBerry and RIM as a whole.
Must-See BlackBerry Developer Evangelist
Demian Borba (@demianborba)
BlackBerry Developer Evangelist, Professor at UC San Diego, Adobe Community Professional.
Most Helpful BlackBerry Team Member on Twitter
Adam Stanley (@n_adam_stanley)
Most Helpful Contributor to the BlackBerry Developer Forums
Peter Hansen (@peter9477)
President of Engenuity Corporation, an organization that has had extensive experience developing custom software for industry.
Best Open Source Contribution
Kyle Fowler (@kfow35)
Client Developer for foursquare, fourplay app and blaq for BlackBerry Developer
We’d like to give a special shout-out to all those who participated in this year’s 2012 BlackBerry Developer Community Awards! Please congratulate them on Twitter. So what did you guys think? Is there a category that you’re gunning to hold the title for the next time around? Let us know in the comments below.