CMS Report - Keyword: contest

  • Voting now open for 2010 Open Source Awards

    The nomination stage is now closed and voting has begun in the 2010 Open Source Awards.   Your vote could reward an open source project with cash awards (I know the developers will appreciate that!) Registering to vote will require your name and email, and it's a single button click to cast your vote.   You can cast your vote here.   Here are the finalists, in categories:   Open Source CMS Award Every Content Management System (CMS) that is based on one of the Open Source licenses is eligible…

    By RickJWagner
    Posted: October 02, 2010

  • 25,000 Russian Hack Attacks Repulsed in Two Days

    More than six hundred Russian hackers have been trying to hack down a server-installed content management software in attempt to get over its sophisticated Proactive Protection system. There had been more than 25,000 attacks recorded and effectively repulsed during the software crash test competition hours. The competition was organized by the Bitrix, Inc. team and Positive Technologies IT experts during the "Chaos Constructions CC9 Festival" that took place on 29-30 August 2009 in Saint…

    By bitrix
    Posted: September 16, 2009

  • Drupal and Wordpress are 2009 Webware winners

    Once again, both Drupal and Wordpress are winners in CNET's annual Webware 100. According to CNET editor, Rafe Needleman, "nearly 630,000 votes were cast during the voting this year to pick the best Web 2.0 sites and services". This isn't the first year that Drupal and Wordpress have won the Social and Publishing category in Webware 100.  As I mentioned last year, both Drupal and Wordpress are the only content management systems that have been winners in the Webware 100. That fact perhaps says…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: May 20, 2009

  • Third Annual Open Source CMS Award Launched

    The 2008 Open Source CMS Award launched today, inviting people to visit and submit nominations for their favorite Open Source Content Management Systems. Now in its third year, the Award has helped to support a variety of Content Management Systems gain recognition in a crowded and high quality marketplace. In 2007, Drupal ousted Joomla! as the overall winner of the Award, in what was another very close contest. With the introduction of four new categories in 2007, the Award…

    By packt-publishing
    Posted: July 14, 2008

  • Drupal and Wordpress are Webware 100 Winners

    Drupal and Wordpress,  were the only CMS applications that made it to the winner list in CNET's hosted Webware 100. Over 1.9 million votes were cast for the 300 finalists this year. These finalists were selected (by Webware editors) from a pool of over 5000 qualifying nominees. But the 100 winners were selected by popular vote. These winning 100 products represent the best of the Web, according the people who use it.Both Drupal and Wordpress were two of ten winners in the "Publishing and…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: April 22, 2008

  • SilverStripe: Google Contest ends, Winners to be chosen

    The Google Highly Open Participation Contest ended after a hive of stunning work over two months. SilverStripe begun with 60 tasks, and because students get paid for each successfully completed task, SilverStripe had to seek numerous times for Google to increase the funding to enlarge the contest based on unanticipated student demand. In the end, about 180 tasks were completed, three times the initial expectation. The contest took the number of SilverStripe themes from two to several dozen,…

    By SigurdMagnusson
    Posted: February 05, 2008

  • XOOPS announces First Theme Contest 2008

    "XOOPS is changing its look, thus, with the support of the Design Team, we decided to launch a Theme Contest to choose 3 new designs to be released with the next major XOOPS release and beyond. The contest is open to all : individual, group, or web agency (professional or not). Now is your opportunity to take mouse and keyboard in hand and create the new XOOPS look" Complete Story

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: January 14, 2008

  • The Google Highly Open Participation Contest

    I have not had time to talk about Google's Highly Open Participation Contest. Luckily, Amy Stephen posted a good article about the contest at Open Source Community which I encourage you to read. In the article, she talks about the positives of this program for both the high school age coders as well as the open source communities involved. As Amy mentions in her article, Google invited ten Open Source projects, including Apache Software Foundation, Drupal, GNOME, Joomla!, MoinMoin, Mono,…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: December 02, 2007

  • Wayback challenge: When was your first site?

    While most bloggers are using the new year to look ahead, I am not quite ready to make promises to the year of 2007. In fact, I am more inclined to looking at the past thanks to the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine. I'd like to challenge anyone who has designed a web page to find the oldest site in the archive that they authored and post the Wayback Machine link in the comment section of this post. There are no prizes being awarded in this "contest" but I promise you can have some space…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: January 03, 2007

  • Packt Publishing announcing CMS winners this week

    Developers and users of five content management systems (CMS) have been anxiously waiting for Packt Publishing to announce the winner of their Packt Open Source CMS Award. Packt Publishing is expected to announce on Tuesday, November 14th, the top three CMS along with the winner.The winning CMS will get US $5,000, the second will get US $3,000 and the third placed finalist will get US $2,000.As I mentioned a couple months ago, the top five CMS were nominated by the public are all that remain…

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted: November 13, 2006

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