3rd

Annual

Expert Awards

Congratulations to the Top Experts of 2006!

The 3rd Annual Expert Awards of 2006

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 platinum-plated trophy in the spitting image of the hard drive that recorded the first solution on Experts Exchange, back in 1996.

Expert of the Year

2006

Sembee

7,068,637

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

2006

callrs

1,916,254

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

2006

Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]

6,443

Answers

The expert who answered the most questions throughout the year.

The Ally

2006

Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]

481,370

Assist Points

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

Runners-Up

Front Runners for 4th Quarter of 2006

Here are the top ten finishers in each category for the 2006 Expert Awards

Expert of the Year

Username Points
Sembee 7,068,637
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 6,773,459
war1 4,714,352
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy 3,647,222
rockiroads 3,625,506
Aneesh Retnakaran 2,955,868
Jay_Jay70 2,831,142
Bob Learned 2,631,233
Lee W, MVP 2,580,027
zorvek (Kevin Jones) 2,456,812

Rookie of the Year

Username Points
callrs 1,916,254
Raynard7 1,707,431
DireOrbAnt 1,293,420
Rory Archibald 1,153,997
imran_fast 1,117,437
Aneesh Chopra 1,052,754
scolja 1,014,672
jefftwilley 580,295
Sirees 574,986
rakeshmiglani 561,330

Juggernaut

Username Answers
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 6,443
Sembee 5,717
war1 4,319
rockiroads 3,190
Lee W, MVP 2,936
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy 2,936
Jay_Jay70 2,759
Aneesh Retnakaran 2,735
objects 2,650
CEHJ 2,280

The Ally

Username Assist Points
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 481,370
rockiroads 410,667
objects 369,483
Sembee 364,326
Aneesh Retnakaran 353,620
nobus 343,277
war1 336,049
Jay_Jay70 323,743
CEHJ 299,742
garycase 289,887

Top Experts

Front Runners for 4th Quarter of 2006

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.

MS Access

Username Metric results Definition
rockiroads 3,124,702 Most Points Overall
jefftwilley 574,275 Most Points Overall by Rookie
rockiroads 2,643 Most Answered
rockiroads 346,938 Most Assist Points

MS SQL Server

Username Metric results Definition
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 3,391,037 Most Points Overall
imran_fast 1,103,897 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 2,938 Most Answered
Aneesh Retnakaran 326,671 Most Assist Points

ASP.NET

Username Metric results Definition
scolja 958,492 Most Points Overall
scolja 958,492 Most Points Overall by Rookie
scolja 764 Most Answered
GavinMannion 57,299 Most Assist Points

Windows XP

Username Metric results Definition
LeeTutor 738,158 Most Points Overall
venom96737 319,481 Most Points Overall by Rookie
LeeTutor 743 Most Answered
Merete 102,257 Most Assist Points

Windows Server 2003

Username Metric results Definition
Jay_Jay70 1,469,158 Most Points Overall
dooleydog 85,926 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Jay_Jay70 1,353 Most Answered
Jay_Jay70 167,455 Most Assist Points

Exchange

Username Metric results Definition
Sembee 6,510,236 Most Points Overall
rakeshmiglani 554,630 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Sembee 5,211 Most Answered
Sembee 329,488 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Networking

Username Metric results Definition
Rob Williams 888,010 Most Points Overall
prashsax 209,713 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Rob Williams 873 Most Answered
Rob Williams 101,601 Most Assist Points

Visual Basic.NET

Username Metric results Definition
Mike Tomlinson 1,165,885 Most Points Overall
ZeonFlash 347,901 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Mike Tomlinson 1,019 Most Answered
Mike Tomlinson 87,043 Most Assist Points

MS Excel

Username Metric results Definition
zorvek (Kevin Jones) 2,437,541 Most Points Overall
Rory Archibald 1,092,047 Most Points Overall by Rookie
zorvek (Kevin Jones) 1,882 Most Answered
zorvek (Kevin Jones) 162,856 Most Assist Points

C#

Username Metric results Definition
Bob Learned 452,108 Most Points Overall
Expert1701 152,510 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Bob Learned 392 Most Answered
gregoryyoung 37,024 Most Assist Points

JavaScript

Username Metric results Definition
Zvonko 1,663,380 Most Points Overall
callrs 523,535 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Zvonko 1,224 Most Answered
Zvonko 88,932 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Web Development

Username Metric results Definition
OliWarner 214,548 Most Points Overall
callrs 160,467 Most Points Overall by Rookie
OliWarner 192 Most Answered
OliWarner 28,190 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Programming

Username Metric results Definition
InteractiveMind 288,447 Most Points Overall
yotamsher 87,425 Most Points Overall by Rookie
InteractiveMind 329 Most Answered
InteractiveMind 24,935 Most Assist Points

Java

Username Metric results Definition
objects 2,146,820 Most Points Overall
hoomanv 350,938 Most Points Overall by Rookie
objects 2,568 Most Answered
objects 363,788 Most Assist Points

Visual Basic Classic

Username Metric results Definition
Mike Tomlinson 430,439 Most Points Overall
Raynard7 71,895 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Mike Tomlinson 408 Most Answered
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 38,074 Most Assist Points

ASP

Username Metric results Definition
amit_g 605,726 Most Points Overall
DireOrbAnt 206,924 Most Points Overall by Rookie
WMIF 489 Most Answered
kevp75 52,722 Most Assist Points

Outlook

Username Metric results Definition
war1 2,247,118 Most Points Overall
hiteshgupta1 41,875 Most Points Overall by Rookie
war1 1,847 Most Answered
war1 112,603 Most Assist Points

PHP

Username Metric results Definition
Roonaan 1,021,783 Most Points Overall
Raynard7 187,197 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Roonaan 871 Most Answered
TeRReF 76,950 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Hardware

Username Metric results Definition
garycase 1,023,238 Most Points Overall
maramom 86,044 Most Points Overall by Rookie
garycase 1,104 Most Answered
Callandor 148,889 Most Assist Points

MS Applications

Username Metric results Definition
war1 731,078 Most Points Overall
callrs 96,090 Most Points Overall by Rookie
war1 703 Most Answered
war1 63,691 Most Assist Points

(Old Root) Operating Systems

Username Metric results Definition
younghv 206,181 Most Points Overall
younghv 206,181 Most Points Overall by Rookie
younghv 240 Most Answered
younghv 41,653 Most Assist Points

Database

Username Metric results Definition
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 469,338 Most Points Overall
MohanKNair 125,843 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 469 Most Answered
Arthur_Wood 24,970 Most Assist Points

Oracle Database

Username Metric results Definition
schwertner 392,585 Most Points Overall
rbrooker 297,698 Most Points Overall by Rookie
actonwang 387 Most Answered
schwertner 55,348 Most Assist Points

Windows Networking

Username Metric results Definition
Jay_Jay70 691,209 Most Points Overall
prashsax 65,170 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Jay_Jay70 672 Most Answered
Jay_Jay70 72,790 Most Assist Points

Windows 2000

Username Metric results Definition
Jay_Jay70 311,793 Most Points Overall
rickhobbs 26,660 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Jay_Jay70 296 Most Answered
Jay_Jay70 31,296 Most Assist Points

Crystal Reports

Username Metric results Definition
mlmcc 1,257,050 Most Points Overall
MIKE 189,485 Most Points Overall by Rookie
mlmcc 1,169 Most Answered
mlmcc 125,182 Most Assist Points

Delphi

Username Metric results Definition
ciuly 453,953 Most Points Overall
TName 142,447 Most Points Overall by Rookie
ciuly 450 Most Answered
ciuly 31,705 Most Assist Points

Adobe Flash

Username Metric results Definition
Aneesh Chopra 1,052,454 Most Points Overall
Aneesh Chopra 1,052,454 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Aneesh Chopra 741 Most Answered
Aneesh Chopra 41,854 Most Assist Points

SBS

Username Metric results Definition
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy 2,756,160 Most Points Overall
Zadkin 109,586 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy 2,153 Most Answered
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy 196,138 Most Assist Points

MySQL Server

Username Metric results Definition
todd_farmer 1,094,050 Most Points Overall
Raynard7 400,773 Most Points Overall by Rookie
todd_farmer 892 Most Answered
todd_farmer 56,905 Most Assist Points

C++

Username Metric results Definition
jkr 1,262,173 Most Points Overall
nafis_devlpr 89,469 Most Points Overall by Rookie
jkr 1,134 Most Answered
jkr 112,595 Most Assist Points

.NET Programming

Username Metric results Definition
Bob Learned 230,453 Most Points Overall
anyoneis 19,457 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Bob Learned 195 Most Answered
Bob Learned 12,495 Most Assist Points

Linux

Username Metric results Definition
pjedmond 329,144 Most Points Overall
Jon_Ferguson 84,087 Most Points Overall by Rookie
pjedmond 335 Most Answered
pjedmond 50,983 Most Assist Points

CSS

Username Metric results Definition
GrandSchtroumpf 478,624 Most Points Overall
Steggs 342,308 Most Points Overall by Rookie
GrandSchtroumpf 427 Most Answered
GrandSchtroumpf 33,846 Most Assist Points

Software Firewalls

Username Metric results Definition
lrmoore 637,578 Most Points Overall
prueconsulting 65,712 Most Points Overall by Rookie
lrmoore 533 Most Answered
lrmoore 42,414 Most Assist Points

MS Word

Username Metric results Definition
GrahamSkan 1,105,317 Most Points Overall
gbahri 71,736 Most Points Overall by Rookie
GrahamSkan 856 Most Answered
GrahamSkan 39,165 Most Assist Points

MS Dynamics

Username Metric results Definition
richrumble 269,911 Most Points Overall
PowerIT 69,133 Most Points Overall by Rookie
richrumble 376 Most Answered
richrumble 38,230 Most Assist Points

Desktops_PCs

Username Metric results Definition
Callandor 556,654 Most Points Overall
maramom 96,142 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Callandor 622 Most Answered
nobus 70,016 Most Assist Points

Routers

Username Metric results Definition
lrmoore 572,399 Most Points Overall
pjtemplin 116,001 Most Points Overall by Rookie
lrmoore 490 Most Answered
lrmoore 43,727 Most Assist Points

HTML

Username Metric results Definition
GrandSchtroumpf 162,360 Most Points Overall
callrs 108,122 Most Points Overall by Rookie
GrandSchtroumpf 156 Most Answered
jessegivy 22,053 Most Assist Points

MS Office

Username Metric results Definition
bruintje 498,019 Most Points Overall
ECNSSMT 10,100 Most Points Overall by Rookie
bruintje 411 Most Answered
bruintje 14,068 Most Assist Points

JSP

Username Metric results Definition
bloodredsun 354,727 Most Points Overall
shivaspk 75,267 Most Points Overall by Rookie
bloodredsun 348 Most Answered
TimYates 23,573 Most Assist Points

Perl

Username Metric results Definition
ozo 865,045 Most Points Overall
Perl_Diver 60,093 Most Points Overall by Rookie
ozo 705 Most Answered
ozo 56,865 Most Assist Points

Microsoft IIS Web Server

Username Metric results Definition
Dave_Dietz 365,695 Most Points Overall
dnojcd 146,336 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Dave_Dietz 266 Most Answered
dnojcd 15,671 Most Assist Points

XML

Username Metric results Definition
Geert Bormans 1,072,705 Most Points Overall
Vivek Thangaswamy 11,616 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Geert Bormans 873 Most Answered
Geert Bormans 33,781 Most Assist Points

Web Browsers

Username Metric results Definition
war1 462,578 Most Points Overall
Steggs 24,160 Most Points Overall by Rookie
war1 410 Most Answered
war1 27,288 Most Assist Points

Laptops/Notebooks

Username Metric results Definition
garycase 271,492 Most Points Overall
zephyr_hex 30,608 Most Points Overall by Rookie
nobus 294 Most Answered
nobus 45,051 Most Assist Points

MS SharePoint

Username Metric results Definition
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy 169,324 Most Points Overall
andrei_teodorescu 86,587 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy 131 Most Answered
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy 7,833 Most Assist Points

C

Username Metric results Definition
sunnycoder 231,033 Most Points Overall
nafis_devlpr 17,484 Most Points Overall by Rookie
sunnycoder 267 Most Answered
sunnycoder 40,702 Most Assist Points

Apache Web Server

Username Metric results Definition
caterham_www 280,624 Most Points Overall
rhickmott 58,435 Most Points Overall by Rookie
caterham_www 206 Most Answered
caterham_www 11,914 Most Assist Points

Linux Networking

Username Metric results Definition
pablouruguay 160,263 Most Points Overall
Nopius 42,246 Most Points Overall by Rookie
pablouruguay 165 Most Answered
noci 13,608 Most Assist Points

Web Languages/Standards-Other

Username Metric results Definition
amit_g 134,907 Most Points Overall
callrs 19,438 Most Points Overall by Rookie
amit_g 118 Most Answered
amit_g 10,012 Most Assist Points