In keeping with its 15-year history, the 2017 Duke's Choice Award winners were announced at JavaOne, the world's biggest Java technology conference and gathering of Java community members. The Duke's Choice Award celebrates extreme innovation using Java technology. The primary judging criteria for this prestigious award is innovation, putting small developer shops and individual developers on equal footing with global giants. This year, in support of Java 9, there are nine winners.
Rapid Dashboard (Hakan Ozler) www.kodcu.com
Lightweight Docker developer interface for Docker remote API.
The Java Terminal Project (Rahman Usta) www.kodedu.com
Provides the ability to run a fully featured terminal emulator on Linux, Mac, Windows. Supports Cloud and Web apps.
Robo4J (Marcus Hirt & Miroslav Wengner) robo4j.io
A framework to quickly start building and running robots and IOT devices
jHipster (Matt Raible) www.jhipster.tech
A development platform to develop and deploy Spring Boot + Angular Web applications and Spring microservices.
On Board (Bert Ertman) www.contactonboard.com
Collects real-time sensor data from marine vessels to provide captains and crew performance info.
U en Linea -Catholic University Luis Amigo (Hilmer Chona) academia.funlam.edu.co/uenlinea
Heart of the University information system started in 2010, has student developer input, and runs on Oracle VM server cluster with WebLogic and Oracle DB
ControlsFX (Jonathan Giles) www.controlsfx.org
Library for developers of JavaFX applications with huge download stats.
Deep Space Trajectory Explorer (Sean Phillips) ai-solutions.com
Created to tackle the challenges of interplanetary trajectory design.
Latin America Virtual JUG (Cesar Hernandez) www.jespanol.org
Collaboration between Spanish speaking JUGs in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Guatemala, and Panama. Together, delivered a full day of Spanish content 8/31 Cloud Day Mexico City.