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PHP and JavaScript Innovation Award Report August 2016 Edition - May 2016 nominees

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This is the August edition of the Innovation Award podcast hangout recorded by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins to comment on the outstanding features of all the past month nominees and winners PHP and JavaScript packages, the prizes that the authors earned, starting with the nominees from the month of May 2016.

Listen to the podcast, or watch the hangout video to learn why the nominated packages were considered to be innovative, as well the current rankings of the Innovation Award Championship by author and by country.

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This is the latest podcast hangout episode on the PHP Innovation Award  and the JavaScript Innovation Award about the nominees of May 2016. We comment only on past nominees to avoid influencing the voting results. This way we are only talking of packages published already in May. The nominees of May were voted on June. In July the results were announced.

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JavaScript Innovation Award Winners of May 2016 (0:18)

1JS Subtitle Grabber
Download and extract subtitles from videos
Andras TothHungary33.33%4
2JavaScript String Format
Format text string according to a pattern
Sergio Flores GenisMexico22.22%3
2Javascript MPEG Parser
Parse and extract details from MPEG video files
Dantigny francoisFrance22.22%3
2JavaScript Bracket Matching Checker
Parse expressions and return if brackets match
Hakob HakobyanArmenia22.22%3

JavaScript Innovation Award Rankings of 2016 (8:27)

1Andras TothHungary519
2Dantigny francoisFrance518
3Juan JoseSpain16
4Edvaldo SzymonekBrazil15
4Karl HolzCanada15
6Till WehowskiGermany13
6Stephen ChapmanAustralia13
6Chi HoangFrance13
6Hakob HakobyanArmenia13
6Sergio Flores GenisMexico13

Award Winners by Country of 2016


PHP Innovation Award Winners of May 2016 (10:12)

1Corcel (Laravel + WordPress)
Use the WordPress backend with any PHP application
Junior GrossiBrazil14.89%16One big elePHPant Plush Mascott
2PHP Tracking User Activity
Track user activity on Web pages using screenshots
Bharat ParmarIndia12.77%151 year subscription to the Basic Plan of an API product of choice
3PHP Export XLS
Export arrays as HTML tables or Excel XLS files
Juan Pablo Irungaray SeguraGuatemala8.51%14One downloadable copy of Komodo IDE
3Move Me GIF
Create animated GIF images in pure PHP
Patrick Van BergenThe Netherlands8.51%14PhpStorm IDE personal permanent license
3PHP Neuron Message transmission
Send messages to neurons using shared memory
Lionel F. LebeauFrance8.51%14One downloadable copy of PhpED Professional
3Event Bus
Emit events and handle them using wildcards
Jeremiah OgbomoNigeria8.51%14One ebook of choice by Packt
7PHP PDF to Text
Extract text contents from PDF files
Christian VighFrance6.38%10One downloadable e-book of choice by O'Reilly
7PHP Beans Brazilian Feijoada
Encapsulate several objects in one like Java Beans
Bruno Henrique Ferreira de OliveiraBrazil6.38%10One copy of the Zend Studio
Generate database creation SQL queries from JSON
Samuel AdeshinaNigeria6.38%10SourceGuarding PHP encoder tool
7PDF Meta Reader
Parse and extract keywords from PDF using pdfinfo
Arnel LabardaPhilippines6.38%10One subscription to the PDF edition of the PHP Architect magazine
11Make SQL
Generate SQL queries from request values array
andrea battellocchiItaly4.26%6PHP Tools for Visual Studio Personal license
11CSS Magic
Compose CSS style sheets programatically
Everton da RosaBrazil4.26%6One copy of DWebPro Standard License
Add, update and find words from a dictionary
Gavin Gordon MarkowskiCanada4.26%6One downloadable copy of CodeLobster Professional
14ah Map Helper
Parse URLs of map services and get their location
Axel HahnSwitzerland<1.00%3
14AMP Remove unused CSS
Remove unused CSS rules for AMP pages
Marcel SolerSpain<1.00%3
14Random Access File
Store data fixed record length data in files
Christian VighFrance<1.00%3

PHP Innovation Award Rankings of 2016 (37:38)

1Christian VighFrance643
2Bharat ParmarIndia334
3Dave SmithUnited States432
4Johnny MastThe Netherlands228
5Jeremiah OgbomoNigeria226
6Kacper RowinskiPoland224
6Luciano SalvinoArgentina224
8andrea battellocchiItaly220
9Gabriel CoutoBrazil118
10Mohammed Al AshaalEgypt117

Award Winners by Country of 2016

3United StatesUnited States961
5Russian FederationRussian Federation445
6The NetherlandsThe Netherlands342


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