Winners of the 8th annual JCP Program Awards will be announced Sept. 22 during the JavaOne evening event at the Intercontinental Hotel. This year there are three categories: JCP Member of the Year, Outstanding Spec Lead, and Most Innovative JSR. The list of nominees follows:
JCP Member of the Year
The corporate or individual member / participant who has made the most significant positive impact on the community in the past year.
- Aplix:leadership in the Java ME space
- Stephen Colebourne: JSR 310, language improvements or Dynamic Languages on the JVM
- Red Hat Middleware: Adaption of JSR 330 into JSR 299
Outstanding Spec Lead
Individual who has demonstrated technical skill, ability to build consensus despite diverse corporate goals, and focus on efficiency and execution, in leading a JSR for the Java community (Java SE, Java EE or Java ME) in the past year.
- Emmanuel Bernard (Red Hat), JSR 303, Bean Validation: Most notable contribution was reviving a staled specification and taking over leadership from another party.
- Gavin King (Red Hat), JSR 299, Contexts and Dependency Injection for the Java EE Platform: Effort began as an integration of the JSF and EJB technologies and became a specification to collaborate across the EE platform.
- Dave Kim (SK Telecom), JSR 327, Dynamic Contents Delivery Service API for Java ME
- Ronald Tögl, JSR 321, Trusted Computing API for Java: Brought JSR 321 to EDR stage and inspired adoption and implementation of the JSR.
Most Innovative JSR
The Spec Lead and Expert Group that have introduced the most innovative new JSR for the Java community (Java SE, Java EE or Java ME) in the past year.
- JSR 309, Media Server Control API
- JSR 299, Contexts and Dependency Injection for the Java EE platform
- JSR 331, Constraint Programming
- JSR 327, Dynamic Contents Delivery Service API for Java ME.
The JCP Program Office blog has more details on the qualifications of each of the above listed nominees.
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