updated 10:05 pm EDT, Mon March 12, 2007
Apple Design Awards
Apple today launched the 12th annual Apple Design Awards, the company's annual recognition of the best software for Mac OS X. Apple says the awards, which will be announced this year's WWDC in June, will recognize "technical excellence and outstanding achievement in Mac OS X software design and development." Developers can submit their application to one of seven Apple Design Awards "best of class" categories, including Leopard Application, User Experience, Developer Tool, Gaming, Scientific Computing Solution, Dashboard Widget, and Student Application. The deadline is 5 pm PT on Monday, April 23, 2007 and is open to developers worldwide with an active Apple Developer Connection membership.
Last year, winners included TextMate 1.5.2 as the best Developer Tool; modo 201 as the best use of graphics; iClip lite 2.0 as the best Dashboard Widget; Build Real Estate Catalog/Ultimate Productivity Action Pack 1.0 as the best Automator Workflow; iSale 3.1 as the best user experience; The Sims 2 1.0 Rev E as the best game; EnzymeX 3.1 as the best scientific computing solution; and Lineform 1.1 as the best student product.