IDG’s JavaWorld Wins Standard of Excellence Web Award

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – OCTOBER 1, 2002 – IDG's JavaWorld (, the most comprehensive, influential resource for Java technology developers, announced today that it has received a 2002 Standard of Excellence WebAward from the Web Marketing Association.


"JavaWorld is thrilled to win this Standard of Excellence WebAward. Since 1996, JavaWorld has been constantly evolving, and we will continue to help IT professionals more effectively utilize and implement Java solutions," responded Carolyn Wong, JavaWorld's editor in chief.

WebAwards ( are given annually to recognize the individual and team achievements of Web professionals who create and maintain outstanding corporate Web sites. Entries are judged by a panel of independent Internet experts in such areas as design, navigation, innovation, and usefulness to the target audience.

About the Web Marketing Association

The Web Marketing Association (WMA) was founded in 1997 to help set a high standard for Internet marketing and corporate Web development on the World Wide Web. Staffed by volunteers, this Boston-based organization is made up of Internet marketing, advertising, PR, and design professionals from around the country who share an interest for improving the quality of advertising, marketing, and promotion used to attract visitors to corporate Web sites.

About JavaWorld

JavaWorld is the leading Web site for Java technology programmers and enter-prise managers who plan, develop, and deploy enterprise applications that change the way their companies do business. The online magazine provides in-depth tutorials, expert advice, topical newsletters, community discussions, and extensive reader guides and services. JavaWorld also keeps readers informed of the latest happenings in the Java marketplace through news and new product articles and interviews with key members of the Java community.

About IDG

JavaWorld is a publication of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and event company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through (, which comprises more than 330 targeted Web sites in 80 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related events worldwide, and IDG's research company, IDC, provides global market intelligence and advice through 51 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at

Note to editors: Java is a registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. JavaWorld is a trademark or registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries, and is used under license by IDG. All other products or company names mentioned are used for identification purposes only, and may be trademarks of their respective owners.