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Daily Dose - Nominate Someone For The 2011 Eclipse Awards!

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Daily Dose - Nominate Someone For The 2011 Eclipse Awards!

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The Eclipse Foundation is now taking nominations for the 2011 Eclipse Community  Awards.  The deadline is January 28, 2011.  Categories for awards include Top Committer, Top Contributor [insert DZone's James Sugrue here ;-) ], Top Newcomer Evangelist, Most Innovative Eclipse Project or Feature, Best Open Source Dev Tool, and Best Commercial Dev Tool.   

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