DZone Monthly Community Awards: April 2021
Find out who won the DZone monthly awards in April.
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Announcing the first-ever DZone monthly community awards! The DZone monthly community awards celebrate our amazing developer contributors from around the world and their amazing achievements!
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April 2021 Award Winners
DZone Dev of the Month - Bartłomiej Żyliński
Congratulations to Bartłomiej Żyliński (DZone Profile), recognized as the DZone Dev of the Month for their outstanding articles for April 2021. A huge thank you to Bartek for sharing their knowledge with our millions of DZone developers and software professionals worldwide. One of their articles, "What Is a Monad? Basic Theory for a Java Developer," reached over 15,000 page views.
DZone Editors’ Pick: Contributor of the Month - Otavio Santana
If you have absolutely no idea what a Spring Core Annotation is (read: me, the editor), this article is super simple and straightforward with the explanations and accompanying code blocks. It might as well be a cheatsheet with clean lists and complete examples. We're so lucky to have Otavio (DZone Profile) sharing his expertise with us. If you're working with Java, you should catch up with his entire series of tutorials and his Survival Guide for the Java Architect in the Cloud Era.
DZone Article of the Month - AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Basics by Jawad Hasan Shani
In this super helpful article that debuted on DZone in April, Jawad (DZone Profile) walked DZone members through the basics of AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). As a hugely popular and new stand-out article on DZone, we are proud to recognize this award to Jawad for their amazing article.
DZone Legendary Award - How to Be a Terrible Project Maintainer by Tyler Hawkins
The DZone Legendary Award represents articles that have gained a cult following. These are the articles that people endlessly share regardless of time or date and continue to inspire and help. "How to Be a Terrible Project Maintainer" from Tyler Hawkins (DZone Profile) is our first article to get this award. While it might be dripping with sarcasm, it is also highly relatable and provides many with a sense of relief that someone out there gets what they are currently going through. Not to mention all the DZone contributors there who get writing ideas and inspiration from reading it.
Social Media Dev of the Month - Daniel Oh
Our new social media award recognizes DZone community members active in sharing DZone content across social media and inspiring things. Across their social channels on Twitter (@danieloh30), YouTube, and more, Daniel is a well-known and beneficial figure in the overall developer community. Thanks for spreading the word on DZone! Daniel Oh (DZone Profile) is the Senior Principal Technical Marketing Manager at Red Hat. As a new contributor on DZone in 2021, Daniel has already contributed 15 articles that have reached over 90,000 page views.
DevOps Article of the Month - DevOps Is Great Till It Stops by Scott King
DZone contributor and DevOps expert Alireza Chegini (DZone Profile) will be selecting their favorite DZone DevOps articles each month for this new award. For April, Alireza selected, after endless hours of reviewing countless DZone DevOps articles, selected "DevOps Is Great Till It Stops" by Scott King (DZone Profile).
SEO Traffic Titan - PySpark Join Explained by Monika Rathor
Our very own resident SEO expert Hayata Nakamura (DZone Profile), will be analyzing the DZone data each month to see which article drove the biggest organic traffic. From Hayata, "An organic CTR 9.74% and her articles brought 7,500 users in April to DZone as an entrance content piece. - Amazing." Congratulations to Monika Rathor (DZone Profile) and their article "PySpark Join Explained" for being the first winner of this award.
DZone Core Member of the Month - Eric D. Schabell
Congratulations to Eric D. Schabell (DZone Profile) for always being the first to welcome new DZone Core members and being a vital part of the DZone Community. We are proud to have Eric D. Schabell recognized as the winner of this award for April 2021. Eric is the Portfolio Architect Director at Red Hat.
DZone Integration Champion of the Month - Jitendra Bafna
It is an honor to have Jacky, aka JackyZone (DZone Profile), recognized as the first winner of this new award. With over 100 articles on DZone that have reached over 2 million views covering integration how-to for Mulesoft and more, Jacky is a go-to integration expert and resource.
DZone Java Champion of the Month - Ram Lakshmanan
Ram Lakshmanan (DZone Profile) has been prolific on DZone through the years spanning Java topics with over 75 articles that have reached over 2 million page views. Thanks to Ram for contributing so much helpful Java articles on DZone!
DZone Agile Champion of the Month - Nick Hodges
New DZone contributor Nick Hodges (DZone Profile) from LinearB burst onto the DZone scene this past month with their first article, "Brain Time vs. Butt Time: Improve Developer Productivity." Improving developer productivity is something we can all rally and get behind! Thanks to Nick for contributing this popular new Agile article on DZone!
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