Last week at EclipseCon we announced the winners of the Eclipse Community Awards. We have so many amazing community members but it is nice to recognized some who have really made a difference.
This year the winners were:
1. Top Newcomer Evangelist: Dani Megert. Dani has been doing an amazing job on the Eclipse platform project so this is a nice recognition for his efforts.
2. Top Committer: Tom Schindl. Tom is a leader in moving the Eclipse community to JavaFx with e(fx)clipse. JavaFX is definitely the future for Java so Tom’s contributions are very important for the Eclipse community as a whole.
3. Lifetime Achievement Award: Markus Knauer. Markus is one of those community members that dedicates an amazing amount of time to ensuring the overall success of Eclipse. Due to his dedication and ongoing work the Eclipse community has the download packages. Markus is the guy the press the button on building and checking the packages for each release train. If it weren’t for Markus, the release train wouldn’t leave the station. Thank you Markus for the work and commitment to Eclipse!