Vote for the Windows Developer Awards

Help us recognize Windows developers for the outstanding work they have accomplished over the past year. Tell us who you think deserves top honors!

Help us pick the winners

This year's Microsoft Build conference will feature the first-ever Windows Developer Awards, given to the Windows developers who have accomplished outstanding work over the past year. We're seeking votes from the developer community for four of these awards–so take a look and tell us who you think should win.

Once you've voted, check back anytime to see how your favorites are doing. Voting will end on 4/27 at 11:50 PM PST, so get yours in quickly. Scroll down to review the nominees and choose your favorites.

Windows Developer Awards

2017

Ninja Cat
of the
Year

Ninja Cat of the Year

Special Recognition

Selected by the Windows team at Microsoft, this award celebrates the developer or experience that we believe most reflects what Windows is all about, empowering people of action to do great things.

Windows Developer Awards

2017

App Creator
of the
Year

App Creator of the Year

App leveraging the latest Windows 10 capabilities

Some developers are pioneers, the first to explore and integrate the latest features in Windows 10 releases. This award honors those who made use of features like Ink, Dial, Cortana, and other features in creative ways.

Windows Developer Awards

2017

Game Creator
of the
Year

Game Creator of the Year

Game by a first-time publisher in Windows Store

Windows is the best gaming platform--and it's easy to see why. From Xbox to PCs to mixed reality, developers are creating the next generation of gaming experiences. This award recognizes developers who went above and beyond to publish innovative, engaging and magical games to the Windows Store over the last year.

Windows Developer Awards

2017

Reality Mixer
of the
Year

Reality Mixer of the Year

App demonstrating a unique mixed reality experience

Windows Mixed Reality lets developers create experiences that transcend the traditional view of reality. This award celebrates those who choose to mix their own view of the world by blending digital and real-world content in creative ways.

Windows Developer Awards

2017

Core Maker
of the
Year

Core Maker of the Year

Maker project powered by Windows

Some devs talk about the cool stuff they could build–others just do it. This award applauds those who go beyond the traditional software interface to integrate Windows into drones, PIs, gardens, and robots to get stuff done.