1st

Annual

Expert Awards

Congratulations to the Top Experts of 2004!

The 1st Annual Expert Awards of 2004

The results are in! Congratulations to the top Experts and all of the exceptional people who help make Experts Exchange the #1 technology site in the world. Winners will receive a custom trophy recognizing their achievement.

Expert of the Year

2004

SheharyaarSaahil

4,538,046

Points

The expert who earned the most points across all areas of the site throughout the year. Includes points earned for solutions, videos, articles and testing.
* Included question points only, before 2015.

Rookie of the Year

2004

Sembee

1,779,697

Points

The expert who started off the year with zero points, but ended up earning the most points overall for solutions, articles, videos and testing.

Juggernaut

2004

CrazyOne

5,870

Answers

The expert who answered the most questions throughout the year.

The Ally

2004

sunray_2003

480,155

Assist Points

The expert who earned the most assist points throughout the year.

Runners-Up

Front Runners for 4th Quarter of 2004

Here are the top finishers in each category for the 2004 Expert Awards

Expert of the Year

Username Points
SheharyaarSaahil 4,538,046
sunray_2003 3,776,480
sirbounty 2,356,236
Mick Barry 2,175,001
jkr 1,982,744
Callandor 1,905,935
byundt 1,808,579
Sembee 1,779,697
Zvonko זְאֵב 1,755,782
Pete Long 1,752,900

Rookie of the Year

Username Points
Sembee 1,779,697
gregoryyoung 1,130,486
alorentz 1,051,127
Diablo84 850,892
Zyloch 748,538
grblades 718,781
hernst42 679,737
DotNetLover_Baan 635,386
AerosSaga 624,713
tovvenki 591,910

Juggernaut

Username Answers
CrazyOne 5,870
jkr 5,418
Mick Barry 5,125
stevenlewis 4,363
jhance 4,349
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 4,291
sunray_2003 4,155
Éric Moreau 4,057
nico5038 4,006
bruintje 3,960

The Ally

Username Assist Points
sunray_2003 480,155
Mick Barry 409,934
SheharyaarSaahil 385,606
CEHJ 317,463
Callandor 298,034
arbert 283,333
sirbounty 255,389
CrazyOne 233,606
Fatal_Exception 232,872
Pete Long 228,857

Top Experts

Front Runners for 4th Quarter of 2004

These are this quarter's top performing experts in the fifty most active topics.

Most active topics are the topics with the most points earned and most page views for the specified time frame.

Windows XP

Username Metric results Definition
SheharyaarSaahil 2,315,347 Most Points Overall
andymsmith18 85,866 Most Points Overall by Rookie
SheharyaarSaahil 1,755 Most Answered
SheharyaarSaahil 184,424 Most Assist Points

Windows 2000

Username Metric results Definition
oBdA 362,053 Most Points Overall
Debsyl99 220,426 Most Points Overall by Rookie
oBdA 293 Most Answered
Fatal_Exception 34,417 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Hardware

Username Metric results Definition
Callandor 673,440 Most Points Overall
DoTheDEW335 90,326 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Callandor 657 Most Answered
Callandor 140,944 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Networking

Username Metric results Definition
Les Moore 446,001 Most Points Overall
pseudocyber 196,367 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Les Moore 308 Most Answered
Les Moore 49,013 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Operating Systems

Username Metric results Definition
SheharyaarSaahil 312,136 Most Points Overall
Joseph Nyaema 85,671 Most Points Overall by Rookie
SheharyaarSaahil 221 Most Answered
SheharyaarSaahil 25,106 Most Assist Points

JavaScript

Username Metric results Definition
Zvonko זְאֵב 1,586,884 Most Points Overall
Zyloch 320,490 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Zvonko זְאֵב 1,287 Most Answered
Zvonko זְאֵב 123,875 Most Assist Points

Visual Basic Classic

Username Metric results Definition
Shauli 401,842 Most Points Overall
mladenovicz 111,944 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Shauli 417 Most Answered
Shauli 41,031 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Access

Username Metric results Definition
shanesuebsahakarn 1,505,609 Most Points Overall
Steve Bink 450,511 Most Points Overall by Rookie
shanesuebsahakarn 1,193 Most Answered
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) 172,637 Most Assist Points

Oracle Database

Username Metric results Definition
seazodiac 793,839 Most Points Overall
annamalai77 114,752 Most Points Overall by Rookie
seazodiac 577 Most Answered
seazodiac 103,768 Most Assist Points

Microsoft SQL Server

Username Metric results Definition
arbert 1,562,947 Most Points Overall
BillAn1 360,634 Most Points Overall by Rookie
arbert 1,308 Most Answered
arbert 233,531 Most Assist Points

Java

Username Metric results Definition
Mick Barry 2,015,348 Most Points Overall
Webstorm 207,019 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Mick Barry 1,930 Most Answered
Mick Barry 317,190 Most Assist Points

ASP

Username Metric results Definition
fritz_the_blank 1,587,822 Most Points Overall
alorentz 1,040,995 Most Points Overall by Rookie
fritz_the_blank 1,028 Most Answered
alorentz 115,734 Most Assist Points

Exchange

Username Metric results Definition
Sembee 1,142,068 Most Points Overall
Sembee 1,142,068 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Sembee 957 Most Answered
Sembee 49,241 Most Assist Points

Outlook

Username Metric results Definition
sunray_2003 1,157,108 Most Points Overall
robinluo 77,700 Most Points Overall by Rookie
sunray_2003 1,006 Most Answered
sunray_2003 72,766 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Security

Username Metric results Definition
SheharyaarSaahil 249,370 Most Points Overall
shahrial 44,480 Most Points Overall by Rookie
SheharyaarSaahil 180 Most Answered
SheharyaarSaahil 25,835 Most Assist Points

Database

Username Metric results Definition
SjoerdVerweij 193,190 Most Points Overall
BillAn1 73,576 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Arthur_Wood 160 Most Answered
Arthur_Wood 21,383 Most Assist Points

C++

Username Metric results Definition
jkr 1,171,649 Most Points Overall
stefan73 65,754 Most Points Overall by Rookie
jkr 875 Most Answered
jkr 107,503 Most Assist Points

.NET Programming

Username Metric results Definition
mmarinov 450,604 Most Points Overall
gregoryyoung 267,783 Most Points Overall by Rookie
mmarinov 364 Most Answered
iboutchkine 47,298 Most Assist Points

Windows Networking

Username Metric results Definition
stevenlewis 262,716 Most Points Overall
crissand 122,768 Most Points Overall by Rookie
stevenlewis 200 Most Answered
stevenlewis 19,280 Most Assist Points

Linux

Username Metric results Definition
jlevie 309,787 Most Points Overall
wesly_chen 141,784 Most Points Overall by Rookie
jlevie 298 Most Answered
jlevie 38,942 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Office

Username Metric results Definition
bruintje 191,207 Most Points Overall
tajsimmons 30,468 Most Points Overall by Rookie
byundt 146 Most Answered
byundt 11,508 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Excel

Username Metric results Definition
byundt 1,452,547 Most Points Overall
Patrick Matthews 312,826 Most Points Overall by Rookie
byundt 1,270 Most Answered
byundt 89,113 Most Assist Points

C#

Username Metric results Definition
gregoryyoung 405,553 Most Points Overall
gregoryyoung 405,553 Most Points Overall by Rookie
gregoryyoung 305 Most Answered
gregoryyoung 32,476 Most Assist Points

Web Browsers

Username Metric results Definition
Asta Cu 305,342 Most Points Overall
humeniuk 28,903 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Asta Cu 317 Most Answered
Asta Cu 39,741 Most Assist Points

HTML

Username Metric results Definition
seanpowell 373,570 Most Points Overall
Zyloch 79,098 Most Points Overall by Rookie
seanpowell 324 Most Answered
seanpowell 34,276 Most Assist Points

Crystal Reports

Username Metric results Definition
Mike McCracken 1,089,153 Most Points Overall
bdreed35 269,355 Most Points Overall by Rookie
frodoman 1,024 Most Answered
Mike McCracken 135,605 Most Assist Points

Delphi

Username Metric results Definition
kretzschmar 293,452 Most Points Overall
Ivanov_G 157,869 Most Points Overall by Rookie
kretzschmar 323 Most Answered
Wim ten Brink 34,762 Most Assist Points

Desktops

Username Metric results Definition
Callandor 635,738 Most Points Overall
stockhes 35,062 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Callandor 664 Most Answered
Callandor 75,391 Most Assist Points

JSP

Username Metric results Definition
TimYates 197,616 Most Points Overall
sompol_kiatkamolchai 74,289 Most Points Overall by Rookie
TimYates 246 Most Answered
kennethxu 21,758 Most Assist Points

C

Username Metric results Definition
sunnycoder 262,018 Most Points Overall
stefan73 39,617 Most Points Overall by Rookie
sunnycoder 265 Most Answered
sunnycoder 39,638 Most Assist Points

MySQL Server

Username Metric results Definition
Squeebee 164,097 Most Points Overall
Umesh 96,895 Most Points Overall by Rookie
snoyes_jw 157 Most Answered
Squeebee 15,821 Most Assist Points

PHP

Username Metric results Definition
Diablo84 599,819 Most Points Overall
Diablo84 599,819 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Diablo84 482 Most Answered
Diablo84 63,318 Most Assist Points

ASP.NET

Username Metric results Definition
mmarinov 633,788 Most Points Overall
AerosSaga 593,906 Most Points Overall by Rookie
mmarinov 591 Most Answered
AerosSaga 71,503 Most Assist Points

Visual Basic.NET

Username Metric results Definition
RonaldBiemans 545,977 Most Points Overall
gregoryyoung 359,888 Most Points Overall by Rookie
RonaldBiemans 514 Most Answered
Bob Learned 33,776 Most Assist Points

Routers

Username Metric results Definition
Les Moore 411,899 Most Points Overall
mikebernhardt 117,778 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Les Moore 283 Most Answered
Les Moore 37,697 Most Assist Points

Adobe Flash

Username Metric results Definition
negatyve 394,094 Most Points Overall
ccarey 101,559 Most Points Overall by Rookie
negatyve 247 Most Answered
blue-genie 18,091 Most Assist Points

Perl

Username Metric results Definition
ozo 397,620 Most Points Overall
gripe 54,128 Most Points Overall by Rookie
ozo 325 Most Answered
ozo 35,795 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Word

Username Metric results Definition
Joanne M. Orzech 419,987 Most Points Overall
rosesolutions1 24,473 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Joanne M. Orzech 409 Most Answered
Joanne M. Orzech 32,842 Most Assist Points