Packt Publishing have recently announced that PrestaShop has won the inaugural Open Source E-Commerce Applications Award category in the 2010 Open Source Awards. Open Source E-Commerce Applications Award is a new category introduced to the Award this year, featuring various different types of type of web applications that simplify buying and selling of products on the Internet.
“This award is a great recognition for PrestaShop’s hardworking team and, of course, the contributors who help us enrich our software every day,” said Bruno Lévêque, PrestaShop Co-Founder.
“We are glad to have received this award from both a panel of expert judges and our growing Community -whose members increased threefold in the past year! They have really mobilized to support our project,” adds Sabrina Maréchal, Head of Marketing & Communications for PrestaShop.
“PrestaShop have achieved a lot in a short period of time considering that it is a community driven project, with the product maturing steadily and in a way that will stand the test of time.” Added Paul Anthony, bespoke e-commerce solutions developer and one of the judges for the 2010 Open Source E-Commerce Applications category. “The structure of the product has also given rise to numerous creative implementations, and the community is large enough and responsive enough to cope with these requests for improvement.”
“Every day more than 40,000 merchants use PrestaShop to manage their online activity and we want to continually improve our software for them, as well as our future users and developers,” concludes Bruno Lévêque.
While PrestaShop occupied the top spot in the 2010 Open Source E-Commerce Applications category, popular shopping cart system OpenCart came in at the first runners up position, while the second runners up position was secured by TomatoCart.
With this announcement, the 2010 Open Source Awards has four more categories left, including the Open Source CMS category, for which results will be announced from November 17th through to November 19th.
For detailed results on each category and more information about the Award, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/open-source-awards-home.