2nd

Annual

Expert Awards

Congratulations to the Top Experts of 2005!

The 2nd Annual Expert Awards of 2005

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

2005

Sembee

3,805,578

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

2005

rafrancisco

1,629,573

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

2005

Sembee

2,852

Answers

The expert who answered the most questions throughout the year.

The Ally

2005

Lee W, MVP

334,829

Assist Points

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

Runners-Up

Front Runners for 4th Quarter of 2005

Here are the top finishers in each category for the 2005 Expert Awards

Expert of the Year

Username Points
Sembee 3,805,578
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 3,278,351
Lee W, MVP 2,990,152
war1 2,443,339
amit_g 2,320,171
Mick Barry 2,250,530
Les Moore 2,189,323
Bob Learned 2,112,993
byundt 1,896,680
Batalf 1,895,590

Rookie of the Year

Username Points
rafrancisco 1,629,573
Brian Crowe 654,125
Gertone (Geert Bormans) 646,718
Billystyx 629,044
ravenpl 570,805
InteractiveMind 568,219
nffvrxqgrcfqvvc 524,581
todd_farmer 374,348
softplus 355,774
Mike Kline 348,832

Juggernaut

Username Answers
Sembee 2,852
Lee W, MVP 2,644
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 2,558
war1 1,894
Mick Barry 1,787
CEHJ 1,653
Bob Learned 1,603
amit_g 1,595
Les Moore 1,557
byundt 1,529

The Ally

Username Assist Points
Lee W, MVP 334,829
rindi 312,817
Callandor 287,310
Mick Barry 287,258
CEHJ 269,871
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 236,690
Jim Horn 229,242
war1 225,876
nobus 213,843
ozo 181,190

Top Experts

Front Runners for 4th Quarter of 2005

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.

.NET Programming

Username Metric results Definition
Bob Learned 341,189 Most Points Overall
athapa 44,702 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Bob Learned 276 Most Answered
Bob Learned 33,572 Most Assist Points

ASP

Username Metric results Definition
fritz_the_blank 1,277,299 Most Points Overall
WMIF 248,060 Most Points Overall by Rookie
fritz_the_blank 833 Most Answered
fritz_the_blank 77,067 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Applications

Username Metric results Definition
war1 208,247 Most Points Overall
Reid Palmeira 142,831 Most Points Overall by Rookie
war1 159 Most Answered
kneH 17,468 Most Assist Points

ASP.NET

Username Metric results Definition
raterus 944,892 Most Points Overall
Swapnil 125,088 Most Points Overall by Rookie
raterus 644 Most Answered
raterus 72,137 Most Assist Points

Web Browsers

Username Metric results Definition
war1 233,703 Most Points Overall
ssammons 20,864 Most Points Overall by Rookie
war1 160 Most Answered
Asta Cu 16,720 Most Assist Points

C#

Username Metric results Definition
Bob Learned 573,353 Most Points Overall
mahesh1402 65,980 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Bob Learned 442 Most Answered
Bob Learned 51,058 Most Assist Points

C++

Username Metric results Definition
jkr 1,184,116 Most Points Overall
novitiate 90,677 Most Points Overall by Rookie
jkr 826 Most Answered
jkr 117,274 Most Assist Points

CSS

Username Metric results Definition
GrandSchtroumpf 551,645 Most Points Overall
Gertone (Geert Bormans) 58,890 Most Points Overall by Rookie
GrandSchtroumpf 391 Most Answered
GrandSchtroumpf 39,411 Most Assist Points

Crystal Reports

Username Metric results Definition
Mike McCracken 1,378,316 Most Points Overall
Brian Crowe 75,394 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Mike McCracken 1,181 Most Answered
Mike McCracken 121,906 Most Assist Points

Database

Username Metric results Definition
jrb1 327,005 Most Points Overall
rafrancisco 137,866 Most Points Overall by Rookie
jrb1 252 Most Answered
jrb1 23,289 Most Assist Points

Delphi

Username Metric results Definition
Russell Libby 303,684 Most Points Overall
RadikalQ3 130,301 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Russell Libby 255 Most Answered
BlackTigerX 27,437 Most Assist Points

Desktops

Username Metric results Definition
Callandor 517,425 Most Points Overall
Watzman 52,858 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Callandor 435 Most Answered
Callandor 67,534 Most Assist Points

Exchange

Username Metric results Definition
Sembee 3,276,803 Most Points Overall
gpriceee 72,001 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Sembee 2,434 Most Answered
Sembee 130,052 Most Assist Points

Software Firewalls

Username Metric results Definition
Les Moore 693,945 Most Points Overall
carribeantech 140,295 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Les Moore 500 Most Answered
Les Moore 33,353 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Hardware

Username Metric results Definition
Callandor 778,728 Most Points Overall
Watzman 95,703 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Callandor 667 Most Answered
Callandor 150,267 Most Assist Points

HTML

Username Metric results Definition
Batalf 204,104 Most Points Overall
mshogren 25,170 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Batalf 174 Most Answered
COBOLdinosaur 17,449 Most Assist Points

Microsoft IIS Web Server

Username Metric results Definition
meverest 569,642 Most Points Overall
_Maddog_ 24,144 Most Points Overall by Rookie
meverest 424 Most Answered
meverest 49,197 Most Assist Points

Java

Username Metric results Definition
Mick Barry 2,069,174 Most Points Overall
dbkruger 68,043 Most Points Overall by Rookie
CEHJ 1,648 Most Answered
CEHJ 269,471 Most Assist Points

JavaScript

Username Metric results Definition
Zvonko זְאֵב 1,260,184 Most Points Overall
Pravin Asar 217,279 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Zvonko זְאֵב 895 Most Answered
Zvonko זְאֵב 87,363 Most Assist Points

JSP

Username Metric results Definition
bloodredsun 737,257 Most Points Overall
profiles_arun 13,910 Most Points Overall by Rookie
bloodredsun 717 Most Answered
bloodredsun 63,221 Most Assist Points

Linux

Username Metric results Definition
wesly_chen 366,314 Most Points Overall
ravenpl 118,003 Most Points Overall by Rookie
wesly_chen 269 Most Answered
wesly_chen 34,007 Most Assist Points

Linux Networking

Username Metric results Definition
jlevie 164,001 Most Points Overall
ravenpl 80,412 Most Points Overall by Rookie
jlevie 182 Most Answered
wesly_chen 18,305 Most Assist Points

Apple

Username Metric results Definition
brettmjohnson 103,422 Most Points Overall
GrnPhoenix 25,155 Most Points Overall by Rookie
brettmjohnson 79 Most Answered
brettmjohnson 9,330 Most Assist Points

Adobe Flash

Username Metric results Definition
negatyve 775,472 Most Points Overall
Billystyx 446,621 Most Points Overall by Rookie
negatyve 501 Most Answered
Billystyx 32,443 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Access

Username Metric results Definition
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) 1,882,903 Most Points Overall
dmitryz6 206,617 Most Points Overall by Rookie
nico5038 1,116 Most Answered
nico5038 178,826 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Excel

Username Metric results Definition
zorvek (Kevin Jones) 1,634,767 Most Points Overall
Kelvin81 59,191 Most Points Overall by Rookie
byundt 1,303 Most Answered
zorvek (Kevin Jones) 111,586 Most Assist Points

Windows Networking

Username Metric results Definition
Fatal_Exception 405,606 Most Points Overall
Keith Alabaster 32,730 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Fatal_Exception 262 Most Answered
Fatal_Exception 45,551 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Office

Username Metric results Definition
bruintje 117,080 Most Points Overall
dopyiii 29,975 Most Points Overall by Rookie
byundt 100 Most Answered
byundt 7,910 Most Assist Points

Outlook

Username Metric results Definition
David Lee 822,204 Most Points Overall
StuartWhyte 128,206 Most Points Overall by Rookie
David Lee 573 Most Answered
war1 34,339 Most Assist Points

Microsoft SQL Server

Username Metric results Definition
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 1,906,467 Most Points Overall
rafrancisco 1,434,728 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 1,417 Most Answered
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 124,826 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Word

Username Metric results Definition
GrahamSkan 592,179 Most Points Overall
dopyiii 83,675 Most Points Overall by Rookie
GrahamSkan 430 Most Answered
GrahamSkan 34,441 Most Assist Points

Miscellaneous

Username Metric results Definition
kneH 76,420 Most Points Overall
Reid Palmeira 37,315 Most Points Overall by Rookie
war1 71 Most Answered
kneH 32,967 Most Assist Points

Microsoft DOS

Username Metric results Definition
SteveGTR 263,293 Most Points Overall
InteractiveMind 20,740 Most Points Overall by Rookie
SteveGTR 213 Most Answered
SteveGTR 12,240 Most Assist Points

MultiMedia Applications

Username Metric results Definition
crissand 164,536 Most Points Overall
schroederm 4,390 Most Points Overall by Rookie
crissand 137 Most Answered
crissand 17,830 Most Assist Points

MySQL Server

Username Metric results Definition
snoyes_jw 310,535 Most Points Overall
todd_farmer 239,825 Most Points Overall by Rookie
snoyes_jw 267 Most Answered
snoyes_jw 17,282 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Networking

Username Metric results Definition
Les Moore 538,942 Most Points Overall
gpriceee 164,353 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Les Moore 382 Most Answered
pseudocyber 64,553 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Operating Systems

Username Metric results Definition
Joseph Nyaema 197,233 Most Points Overall
tim_qui 36,068 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Lee W, MVP 140 Most Answered
rindi 25,198 Most Assist Points

Oracle Database

Username Metric results Definition
DrSQL 546,091 Most Points Overall
jwittenm 63,605 Most Points Overall by Rookie
DrSQL 446 Most Answered
DrSQL 66,310 Most Assist Points

Perl

Username Metric results Definition
ozo 1,046,799 Most Points Overall
Adam314 43,220 Most Points Overall by Rookie
ozo 789 Most Answered
ozo 66,442 Most Assist Points

PHP

Username Metric results Definition
Diablo84 437,757 Most Points Overall
mensuck 78,565 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Roonaan 308 Most Answered
Marcus Bointon 41,417 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Programming

Username Metric results Definition
InteractiveMind 389,567 Most Points Overall
InteractiveMind 389,567 Most Points Overall by Rookie
InteractiveMind 358 Most Answered
InteractiveMind 34,304 Most Assist Points

Routers

Username Metric results Definition
Les Moore 640,766 Most Points Overall
-Leo- 61,779 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Les Moore 442 Most Answered
Les Moore 56,843 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Security

Username Metric results Definition
Rich Rumble 200,248 Most Points Overall
Tolomir 110,431 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Rich Rumble 165 Most Answered
Rich Rumble 35,510 Most Assist Points

Visual Basic.NET

Username Metric results Definition
Bob Learned 969,551 Most Points Overall
Brian Crowe 215,408 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Bob Learned 702 Most Answered
Bob Learned 69,209 Most Assist Points

Virus & Spyware

Username Metric results Definition
blue_zee 65,251 Most Points Overall
rpggamergirl 10,300 Most Points Overall by Rookie
blue_zee 52 Most Answered
war1 14,360 Most Assist Points

Visual Basic Classic

Username Metric results Definition
Erick37 607,809 Most Points Overall
nffvrxqgrcfqvvc 519,339 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Erick37 466 Most Answered
nffvrxqgrcfqvvc 48,657 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Web Development

Username Metric results Definition
rdivilbiss 528,816 Most Points Overall
Julian Matz 65,039 Most Points Overall by Rookie
rdivilbiss 425 Most Answered
rdivilbiss 54,742 Most Assist Points

Windows 2000

Username Metric results Definition
Nirmal Sharma 947,582 Most Points Overall
Mike Kline 204,263 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Nirmal Sharma 690 Most Answered
Nirmal Sharma 78,377 Most Assist Points

Windows Server 2003

Username Metric results Definition
Netman66 878,816 Most Points Overall
joedoe58 152,852 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Netman66 575 Most Answered
Netman66 89,725 Most Assist Points

Windows XP

Username Metric results Definition
LeeTutor 784,493 Most Points Overall
tim_qui 128,360 Most Points Overall by Rookie
LeeTutor 651 Most Answered
LeeTutor 76,205 Most Assist Points

XML

Username Metric results Definition
Gertone (Geert Bormans) 539,850 Most Points Overall
Gertone (Geert Bormans) 539,850 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Gertone (Geert Bormans) 409 Most Answered
Gertone (Geert Bormans) 15,908 Most Assist Points