With BlackBerry 10 still a few months away, RIM is looking for new ways to encourage and reward developers who contribute to the development of the BlackBerry platform. Today, via twitter, RIM (via the @BlackBerryDev twitter account) announced a new development community awards program where BlackBerry users can nominate their favorite developers, development blogs and developer evangelists for awards through 6 different categories.
The categories are:
- Best Open Source Contribution
- Most Helpful Contributor to BlackBerry Developer Forums
- Most Helpful BlackBerry Developer Team Member on Twitter
- Must See BlackBerry Developer Evangelist
- Must Read Developer Blog
- Must Follow BlackBerry Developer on Twitter
Nominations are due in on September 16th and the voting period for the top 4 nominations in each category will begin on September 17th to 24th with the winners announced during BlackBerry Jam Americas Community Dev Awards Tweet-Up in San Jose on the 26th.
So what are you waiting for nominate your favorite BlackBerry contributor today!