Packt Publishing is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2011 Open Source Award. This announcement signals the start of the next stage where the finalists are now open to public vote, which lasts until October 31.

The finalists, listed in alphabetical order across all the categories, are as follows:

  • Open Source CMS Award
    • Drupal
    • Joomla!
    • mojoPortal
    • Plone
    • SilverStripe
  • Open Source Mobile Toolkits and Libraries
    • FoneMonkey
    • jQuery Mobile
    • Min3D
    • PhoneGap
    • Sencha Touch
  • Most Promising Open Source Project
    • Chamilo
    • FLOW3
    • ImpressPages
    • Nette Framework
    • Seo Panel
  • Open Source Business Applications
    • Magento
    • NopCommerce
    • OpenCart
    • PrestaShop
    • SugarCRM
  • Open Source JavaScript Libraries
    • Dojo Toolkit
    • jQuery
    • Raphael JS
    • Sencha- ExtJS
    • YUI Library
  • Open Source Graphics Software
    • Airtime
    • Blender
    • GIMP
    • Inkscape
    • Krita

Users are invited to vote for their favorite open source projects across all the applicable categories and maximize their chances of winning their share of $24,000. Public votes will be combined with ratings from a panel of Judges with the winners announced on November 7.

Packt is giving away an Amazon Kindle to a lucky winner chosen randomly from the voting stage. To ensure you have a chance of winning, vote now.

In other Awards news, Packt has introduced subcategories to the 2011 Open Source Awards finals for the CMS and JavaScript Library categories. To read more, click here.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/open-source-awards-home/voting-stage