Drupal is Finalist in Webware 100 Awards
Drupal earns another feather in it's cap today with the announcement of the Webware 100 awards. The Drupal CMS is one of the nine finalists in the "Photos and Pubishing" category, selected by Webware and voted on by over two million Web 2.0 application users.
The 2008 Webware 100 Awards recognize the best Web 2.0 sites, services, and applications on the Web today. After receiving more than 5,000 nominations for inclusion in the Webware 100, Webware's editors selected 300 finalists. But the Web's users decided the final cut, voting nearly two million times to select the 100 top products--10 each in of 10 categories--from the list of 300 finalists.
You can read more about the award and Drupal's nomination at http://www.webware.com/8301-13546_109-9913290-29.html. Webware is also celebrating the Webware 100 announcement with a winner's party at the Web 2.0 conference at San Francisco's Moscone Convention Center on Thursday at 4:30 PM PDT. Admission is free when using promo code websf08wbw at https://en.oreilly.com/webexsf2008/public/register.
In other related news, TechCrunch is featuring Dries' other major application, Mollom, as a potential competitor to Akismet, the current leader in blog spam blocking. Considering that Automattic, the company behind Akismet, has received $30m in funding, this could be a very Good Day indeed for Drupal's founder.