Announcement: The Community Credit team is taking a break through the end of the year. Starting March 19th, you will have a Shiny New version of Community Credit. If you are interested in joining the new team feel free to contact us at Also, between now and then, prizes and awards will be sent out to the winners of past contests. See you in the beginning of the year
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This Month

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Emanuele Mattei (1763675)
Anand Narayanaswamy (1670125)
Brad Jones (1590000)
Deepak Kumar Vasudevan (1444200)
barbilor (1353825)
Marco Minerva (1245325)
Chris (1167900)
SilverlightGeek (1053800)
Karl Shifflett (966325)

Top Communities (8,096,100) (4,255,000)
Keyvan Nayyeri (1,220,125)
.netSide User Group (915,875) (877,025)
NetFX Harmonics (844,800) (821,150)
Sherlock Technology Recruiting (801,000)
The ADO Guy (562,675) (518,500)
XMLPitstop (481,625) (476,375) (377,000)
Method ~ of ~ failed (233,500)
Inspector IT, Inc. (174,050)
Scott Dorman (156,100)
Russ's Toolshed (125,500)
SubText Blogging Engine (82,150)
XMLPitstop (73,200)
Karl On WPF - .Net (60,600)
Jason Row's Blog (29,550)
if ( ! blogClogged ) (24,300) user group (23,500)
The UltraTech Zone (21,850)
Amr Elsehemy's Weblog (75)

Hall of Fame

2008 Hall Of Famers
Lorenzo Barbieri
Anand Narayanaswamy
Lou Vega
Simone Chiaretta
Jeff Julian
Brad Jones
Michele Locuratelo
HimaBindu Vejella
Sukanya Vejella
Scott Dorman
Emanuele Mattei
Vito Arconzo
Marco Minerva
Mickey Gousset
Stephen Schmidt
Deepak Vasudevan
Alex Januschewsky

2006 Hall Of Famers
Russ Fustino
Joe Healy
Wally B. McClure


Year End Discussion Board Contest

If you are the most active, hardcore discussion board contributor for the last two months of the year, you will win a Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 Team Suite with MSDN® Premium Subscription!.


How to win:

Very Simple.  If you post the most Questions and/or answers to the Community Credit Discussion board for the last two months of 2006, you will win.


Posting Content must be original.  Reposting of other contributions, even if creditted will not be accepted.

Contest Range:

November 1st, 2006 to December 26th, 2006

Winner Will Be Announced:

December 26th, 2006

What You Get

  • Includes the benefits of Professional, Operating Systems, and Library Subscriptions.
  • Continuous access to new software and technical resources. During the term of your subscription, you are entitled to upgrades to your subscription software and to select new releases and product betas, in addition to resources such as software and hardware development kits and service packs.
  • Latest Microsoft Operating Systems. Including: Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows XP SP2 Professional 32 and 64-bit Editions, Home Edition, Media Center Edition 2005 and Tablet PC Edition, plus pre-releases version of Windows Vista. Usage rights are limited to development and testing only.
  • Broad range of the latest Microsoft Windows Server System products. Including: SQL Server 2005, Exchange Server 2003, BizTalk Server 2004, Commerce Server 2002, Host Integration Server 2000, Application Center 2000, Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004, SharePoint Portal Server 2003, and Content Management Server 2002. Usage rights are limited to development and testing only.
  • Latest Microsoft productivity applications. Including editions of: Office Professional 2003, Visio 2003, Project 2003 (including Project Server), InfoPath 2003, OneNote 2003 and MapPoint 2004. Usage rights are limited to development and testing. In addition to development and testing use rights, one installation of Office Professional 2003 may be used for general business use. Visio Standard and Project Standard may also be used for general business use related to development and test.
  • Technical support includes unlimited usage of MSDN Managed Newsgroups for online support with a guaranteed response time of two business days, phone-based support incidents, and free access to MSDN Online Concierge for non-technical questions regarding navigation of the MSDN site, Knowledge Base article searches, and MSDN Subscriber Downloads.
  • Continuously updated technical content is available through the MSDN Library, which offers comprehensive programming information, code samples, sample applications, technical documentation and articles, and the Microsoft Developer Knowledge Base.
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Nikita Polyakov has a great Blog Site, Campus K0der

Nina Meiers
Nina Meiers is an MVP in Melbourne, Australia and has been active in the DotNetNuke scene since it's

Stephen Spoto
A 2007 graduate of Louisiana Tech University with a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science with a

Michael Ruminer

Michael is a Microsoft MVP in Visual Developer – Team System and a Principal Consultant with Mage

Chris Hammond
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2/19/08 - 2008 Hall of Famers inducted
17 New members to the Community Credit Hall of fame were inducted. You can read about them and the reasons why they were inducted on the Hall of Fame page.

1/25/08 - Grafitti AddOn released
Keyvan Nayyeri just release a Grafitti AddOn for Community Credit. It is actually part of a bigger package of REALLY Cool AddOn's that you should definitely check out. You can check it out in Keyvan's Grafitti Extra's CodePlex project.

1/17/08 - Community Credit Toolkit released
Keyvan Nayyeri just release a toolkit for community credit to simplify the use of the Community Credit Web Services. If you are using the web services in your community or would like to, I would recommend checkint it out in Keyvan's CodePlex Project.

10/15/07 - We have a new Newsletter Editor.
Everybody congratulate Lou Vega as our new newsletter editor. We may now have newsletters that go out on a regular basis.

05/30/07 - Newsletter changed to use Constant Contact. The newsletters will no longer be accessible online, but they will look alot better.

2/19/06 - Newsletter Section has been added. The current and past newsletters can be found in the new Newsletters page.

11/18/06 - Newsgroup Submissions Get Automatic Credit For those hardcore posters in public newsgroups, you can now get automatic credit for your contributions. If you are interested in this feature, just drop me an email at

11/01/06 - Big Contest: a Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 Team Suite with MSDN® Premium Subscription! If you are the most active discussion board poster in the last two months of 2006, you will be the winner. Simple as that! details...

08/02/06 - Community Server AddOn Released Get Community Credit automatically for your blogs and discussion posts. Check it out

07/23/06 - Discussion Board Added You can now post discussions in our new forums. Check it out

02/24/06 - Web Service Beta Program started. You can now integrate Community Credit Web Services into your own website. If you are a website owner that would like to automatically reward your members for their contributions, please take a look at our Affiliate Program

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