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This page is used for nominations for the 2017 Qt Champions.

The nomination process is public. To nominate a community member, please fill in the details at the end of this wiki page.

We’ll keep the nominations open until the end of 2017 and then ask the current Qt Champions to evaluate the nominees.

The categories for nomination are:

  • Community Builder
  • Content Creator
  • Quality Assurer
  • Developer
  • Ambassador
  • Rookie of the year
  • Maverick

Each category may or may not have a Qt Champion in a given year. The number of Qt Champions is limited. Being nominated does not automatically bring a title, but is a recognition in itself.

We know we have very talented Qt Champions out there, but please nominate a person for one category. You can nominate multiple people for a category, only Rookie of the year and Maverick are strictly limited to one Champion per year. You can nominate any member of the community, including yourself.

In the below table please add the following information of the person you wish to nominate for a Qt Champion title:

  • Qt Account username (or codereview name)
  • Category or Title to be nominated for
  • Reasons for nomination (max. 300 words, please provide links to relevant material if possible)
Username Title category Reason for nomination
DHEERENDRA V PUROHIT Ambassador, Community Builder Mr. Dheerendra is a dynamic person , More actively involved in Qt Forum, since from 2008 he is Qt forum contributor and active member, previously he was top 2 contributor, now he lies under top 10 in Qt Forum. His contribution in the field of C++, Design Patterns, Qt, QML is been helpful in the industry for development.

And Founder Of Pthinks Company , training professionals and enhancing the future of professionals and Students. He is a nice person, and involving in the sessions , discussions. And helping the most to answer the queries in the Forum. He is specialized Trainer and Chief Architect .

His Profile can be viewed : https://forum.qt.io/user/dheerendra

LinkedIn Profile : https://in.linkedin.com/in/dheerendrap

Dheerendra is been breathing C++, Qt, QML, Design Patterns all is way, and involves in seminars and Organizing Meet ups , sharing and understanding other ideas and thoughts as well.

Recommending Dheerendra for Qt Champion 2017

I am ( Bharath R ) associated with Mr.Dheerendra V Purohit since 2009, he is down to earth person. His strong C++ and Qt/QML knowledge is helping software industry as well as automotive industry including HMI development along with various projects. Mr. Dheerendra V Purohit is a restless person in Qt world. and he helps to solve industry cases and problematic statements. His Qt training delivery is awesome. Any layman can easily understand his way of explanations and teaching. He is more passionate about training Qt and QML to budding engineering professionals. I have seen Mr. Dheerendra V Purohit round the clock in forum to help forum guys. So i strongly recommend he should be the Qt champion for 2017.

I am  (Pradeep Naik [1] )  associated with Mr Dheerendra since 2013, He has a very strong analytical skills to solve any software industry problem using his c++, Qt/QML knowledge. His expertise has helped us successfully to implement a complex project for Digital India Initiative (Rural Banking Application which requires a hand held embedded device, for which Qt cross-platform ).  His free time is always spent in Qt-forum. So i strongly recommend he should be the Qt champion.

I would like to nominate Mr.Dheerendra V Purohit because he is the most joyful and an amazing person i have ever known. He is very talented and highly qualified person, his simplicity and his work speaks volumes of the kind of person he is – efficient, organized and result-oriented. If Oscars were given for a job well done, I’d nominate aMr.Dheerendra! I take this opportunity to mention that no one could do a better job than the job Mr.Dheerendra do. I am happy to write this nomination for Mr.Dheerendra . In this nomination I would like to express my respect and appreciation for this bright young person, who brought outstanding contribution to the work that is been carried out in several companies under his assistance. He is always active on Qt forum and always reply's to my queries with perfect answers .So i recommend Mr.Dheerendra to be the Qt champion for 2017.


I am(Vinod Kuntoji) pleased to nominate Mr Dheerendra V Purohit for the Qt Champion 2017. I am working with him from the last 3 years and I have always found him very active, dependable, efficient, a great motivator. He is a legend in Qt. He is one of the top most Qt trainer in India. His skills helped us to develop Annotation Tools for Mercedes Benz Research and Development Center, India. So I strongly recommend Mr Dheerendra should be the Qt Champion for 2017.

I would like to nominate Mr.Dheerendra V Purohit because he is the most joyful and an amazing person i have ever known. He is very talented and highly qualified person, his simplicity and his work speaks volumes of the kind of person he is – efficient, organized and result-oriented. If Oscars were given for a job well done, I’d nominate Mr.Dheerendra! I take this opportunity to mention that no one could do a better job than the job Mr.Dheerendra do. I am happy to write this nomination for Mr.Dheerendra . In this nomination I would like to express my respect and appreciation for this bright young person, who brought outstanding contribution to the work that is been carried out in several companies under his assistance. He is always active on Qt forum and always reply's to my queries with perfect answers .So i recommend Mr.Dheerendra to be the Qt champion for 2017.

I am (Manohar S L) associated with Mr.Dheerendra V Purohit since 2014, It's wonderful opportunity to nominate legend of Qt world to become Qt Champion. He has dedicated his life for serving the needs of technology from past years, his down to earth nature of training and answering the questions of people have inspired me a lot. He helped me in development of ANDRIOD AND IOS APPLICATION which gave a new turn in my career. So i strongly recommend Mr. Dheerendra to be the Qt Champion for 2017.

aha_1980 Developer/Quality assurer Mr Hartmann has been a long time Qt supporter and has contributed numerous patches to the Qt code base, especially along the CANBus module. As of this year he has also been very active in the Qt forum, where he has helped in bridging the gap between end users and Qt developers by providing insight and well structured assistance to Qt's users. Never to shy away from the hard questions, he undoubtedly has shown the technical expertise and dedication we all have grown to expect from Qt's developers and contributors, therefore he should be considered with highest esteem for a Qt champion spot.

Bug tracker profile: https://bugreports.qt.io/secure/ViewProfile.jspa?name=aha_1980

Qt forums profile: https://forum.qt.io/user/aha_1980

VRonin Community Builder With his impeccable work as a forum moderator and as a person to be first to give a helping hand to a developer in need, mr Beldi has made a significant impact in the community. The sheer number of solved problems in the forums, thanks to his intervention, is a testament to his contribution and dedication. To top that he has adopted for maintenance the orphaned QtXlsxWriter package, which provides a Qt interface for work with MS Excel files.

QtXlsxWriter on github: https://github.com/VSRonin/QtXlsxWriter

Qt forums profile: https://forum.qt.io/user/vronin

VRonin is being helping and answering the queries in the Forum. And VRonin is the assets for the Qt forum, C++, Qt, QML world. And can be seen in Top 3 in Qt Forum, his work has been made a significant impact in Qt Forum his ideas, teachings can be viewed in Qt Forum and guiding everyone. His guidance is wide for everyone, beginners, intermediate, professionals. And he his the moderator and keeps everything organized, VRonin to be Qt Champion, one more step from Moderator and will be continuing to guide and provide the solution.

His Notable works can also be found in https://bitbucket.org/LBeldi/qbbglib.

VRonin linkedin profile - https://uk.linkedin.com/in/luca-beld%C3%AC-4b03622a/en

Recommending VRonin for Qt Champion 2017.

orgads Developer Orgad is contributing to Qt since 2011 and has provided countless improvements and bug fixes, especially for QtCreator. He is very active (up to now, he has over 375 merged patches this year) but also reviews tons of patches from other developers, looks through the bugreports and answers questions on the mailing list. His helpful nature makes it really fun to work with him and therefore he should be Qt Champion 2017.

Bug tracker profile: https://bugreports.qt.io/secure/ViewProfile.jspa?name=orgads

mrjj Community Builder MrJJ is active daily on the community platforms. He's helpful and kind to everybody and will provide support both to newcomers and seasoned experts alike

Mrjj is a very nice person and activley involved in Qt Forum everyday, answering to the Questions posted, And being friendly to everyone.

having the vast experience in C++, Qt, QML, and being able to explain and his guidance his much effective for everyone.

LinkedIn Profile can be viewed : https://dk.linkedin.com/in/jonas-e-hjortlund-01302b6

Recommend Mrjj for Qt Champion 2017.

kshegunov Community Builder/Developer Mr Shegunov has proven his technical knowledge over the years. He's helpful on the community platform especially on the most complex or technical specific problems. He's also actively maintaining a library to facilitate daemons/services in Qt
ekkescorner Ambassador ekke, a former BlackBerry Elite Developer, now is spending all of his time to develop mobile business apps with QtQuickControls2.

ekke is speaking at german and international conferences (including QtWorldSummit) and writing articles for german publications.

ekke also provides a blog about Qt for mobile apps on Android and iOS and from time to time writes at Qt Blog.

ekke creates more complex real-life example apps - per ex. in 2017: Bluetooth LE Example and Sharing on Android and iOS Example

ekke is also active at Twitter (@ekkescorner), Qt Forums and Slack (QtMob)

marco_piccolino Community Builder Marco is managing the QtMob slack chat, where over 500 of Qt users are exchanging their knowledge day by day. It is very useful community for day-to-day developer life, where one can find people working on the same problems and find good solutions easily. It is also very friendly place, where both experienced Qt developers and begginers can learn from each other. Without him There would be no QtMob, which I find most useful Qt community for me! Blog post about QtMob community: http://blog.qt.io/blog/2017/03/21/qtmob-qt-mobile-application-development-becomes-easier/
Nvidia Maverick The contribution of Qt 3D Studio pushed 3D UI design in a whole new dimension and, while there's still a lot of work to do, there's no doubt on the value added by Nvidia's contribution.
p3c0 Community Builder p3c0 has been active in Qt Forum, answers to the questions posted, being a moderator helps everyone.

And very keen in helping users in the forum with his knowledge of C++, Qt, QML , very nice person being respected in forum, and being an old member in Forum . His experience is always handy for everyone and positive vibe is spread and his work can be seen in the github.

link - https://github.com/ashish157 .

Profile: https://forum.qt.io/user/p3c0

Recommend p3c0 for Qt Champion 2017

Ben Lau Maverick Ben Lau is the author of QuickFlux (A Flux implementation) / QuickPromise (Promise in QML) and many others nest Qt library available on Github and QPM.

In the year of 2017, he has released a new library, AsyncFuture, for Qt/C++. It provides a JavaScript’s Promise-alike interface over QFuture. So that QFuture could represent the result of any kind of asynchronous operation, not restricted to use with QtConcurrent only. The API is chainable that could turn multiple step operations into a single QFuture. It is an innovation to make asynchronous programming with C++ in a much more flexible and simple way.

Github Profile: http://www.github.com/benlau

Criteria for Qt Champions:

  • Community Builder
    • Being a forum maintainer / helping people on forums
    • Managing mailing lists / helping on the mailing lists
    • Helping Qt newcomers find their way around the project
    • Running Qt study groups
    • Running local Qt meetups
  • Content Creator
    • Finding, writing and sharing use-cases of Qt in unexpected places
    • Creating video material of Qt (demos, guides, other material)
    • Authoring articles and even books
    • Fixing documentation issues
    • Creating examples and snippets
    • Being a wiki gardener / editor
  • Quality Assurer
    • Bug triager
    • Being in the bug squad
    • Verifying and closing bugs
    • Help in package testing
    • Help in unit testing
    • Being in the community beta testing program
  • Developer
    • Providing patches to Qt
    • Create stunning Qt applications
    • Share Qt application creation knowledge
  • Ambassador
    • Spread the Qt word in blogs, social media, videoblogs
    • Find and help newcomers to Qt
    • Working to bring Qt to students
    • Present Qt at events
  • Rookie of the Year
    • First code commit during the past year
    • Active and positive contribution to the Qt project
  • Maverick
    • Has made a significant impact on the project
    • Might not have always followed the rules to the point, but gets the job done

What is expected of a Qt Champion

A Qt Champion is there to show what the Qt Community is best at.

The Qt Champion is friendly and has shown active participation with the Qt project.

Limited time only

Once you are given the title of Qt Champion, you will hold the title for a year.

If you achieve the title for three years, you will be entitled for a lifetime title. If you are so committed to the project, you need to be recognised beyond a normal Qt Champion title.

But I get paid to do this! / What if we are a company?

Yes, some of us are paid to work on Qt by our employers. Mostly on the code base, but also testing, documentation and other essential work goes on in the project. Some of the people who do get paid to work on the project do so above and beyond the normal limits of their day jobs (coding all day and helping newcomers in their free time, for example). We need metrics to find these people and provide them with a Qt Champion title too.