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Jonathan Erickson

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Ahead of the Curve

June 23, 2010

The Jolt Awards are underway and judging for the first round -- Books -- is heating up.

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So if you're using or if your organization has developed an application library or framework that you think is "Jolt-worthy," don't wait -- nominate by sending in your recommendation to joltawards@drdobbs.com now! And if you want talk with your fellow developers about likely candidates, just strike up a conversation by logging on and adding a Comment below.

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