The competition received a total of 82 entries 9 countries. As the result of Preliminary Evaluation and Final Selection, one Grand Prize, three Outstanding Performance Awards, five special awards, and eight Fukuoka Innovator Awards were given.
ThinReports » Matsukei Co., Ltd. (Shimane)
This form generation system innovating the complicated systems development distinctive of Japan displays a high degree of completion.
Outstanding Performance Awards:
Special Awards: Engine Yard Award
Gene information analysis platform: Genome Sphere » Manycolors Inc. (Fukuoka)
This platform applying the merits of Ruby into the research field of genetic information analysis has a considerable social impact.
Special Awards: Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby Leadership Award
CloudFoundry » VMware, Inc. (U.S.A)
For a global company based in Silicon Valley to develop a product using Ruby has an impact on industry.
Special Awards: Silicon Valley Ruby Innovator Award
Banjo » Banjo, Inc. (U.S.A)
This application integrating major worldwide social networking services such as Facebook and Twitter demonstrates great usability. Further expansion is expected.
Special Awards: Technology Award
» Wesley Beary (U.S.A)
As development of a Ruby library compatible with a variety of cloud services, this entry is expected to contribute to the spread of Ruby.
MobiCloud » Kno.e.sis Center (U.S.A)
As a cloud-based application development framework, MobiCloud is expected to increase the number of Ruby developers.
Fukuoka Innovator Awards:
The following were selected for promising efforts that contribute to the spread of Ruby in Fukuoka Prefecture.