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As you participate on mailing lists, you'll earn Grokbase badges, which appear on your user page. Currently Grokbase awards subject and language badges. The following is a list of currently earned subject badges.

x 142
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to ActiveMQ related groups
x 287
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Android related groups
x 294
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Ant related groups
x 670
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Apache related groups
x 18
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Avro related groups
x 175
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Bioconductor related groups
x 171
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Camel related groups
x 228
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Cassandra related groups
x 139
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Catalyst related groups
x 66
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Cayenne related groups
x 701
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to CentOS related groups
x 218
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Clojure related groups
x 3
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to CoffeeScript related groups
x 164
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to CouchDB related groups
x 11
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Cython related groups
x 36
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to DBIx::Class related groups
x 241
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Django related groups
x 321
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Dojo Toolkit related groups
x 256
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Drupal related groups
x 107
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Elasticsearch related groups
x 24
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to ESS related groups
x 13
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Flume related groups
x 436
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Go related groups
x 898
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Hadoop related groups
x 233
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to HBase related groups
x 172
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Hive related groups
x 57
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to iPhone related groups
x 39
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to IronPython related groups
x 3,154
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Java related groups
x 14
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to JavaScript related groups
x 701
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Linux related groups
x 910
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Lucene related groups
x 17
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Lucy related groups
x 21
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to MacPerl related groups
x 167
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Mailman related groups
x 553
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Maven related groups
x 20
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to memcached related groups
x 226
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to mod_perl related groups
x 191
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to MongoDB related groups
x 20
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Munin related groups
x 295
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to MyFaces related groups
x 1,086
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to MySQL related groups
x 92
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Node.js related groups
x 135
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Nutch related groups
x 70
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to OpenEJB related groups
x 104
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to OpenID related groups
x 331
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to OpenJDK related groups
x 76
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to OpenJPA related groups
x 17
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to OpenNLP related groups
x 1
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to OpenSolaris related groups
x 879
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Oracle related groups
x 393
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to PEAR related groups
x 2,075
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Perl related groups
x 302
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Perl6 related groups
x 54
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Perl QA related groups
x 3,323
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to PHP related groups
x 69
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to PHP-GTK related groups
x 69
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Pig related groups
x 1,835
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to PostgreSQL related groups
x 141
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Puppet related groups
x 101
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to PyPy related groups
x 3,520
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Python related groups
x 32
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to MacPython related groups
x 123
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Qpid related groups
x 1,078
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to R related groups
x 83
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to RabbitMQ related groups
x 29
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Redis related groups
x 94
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Ruby on Rails related groups
x 287
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Scala related groups
x 114
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Selenium related groups
x 130
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to ServiceMix related groups
x 24
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Shiro related groups
x 57
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Smarty related groups
x 346
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Solr related groups
x 34
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Sqoop related groups
x 739
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Struts related groups
x 140
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Subversion related groups
x 21
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Symfony related groups
x 39
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Thrift related groups
x 37
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Tika related groups
x 856
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Tomcat related groups
x 110
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Turbine related groups
x 92
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Velocity related groups
x 43
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Watir related groups
x 14
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Whirr related groups
x 26
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to Xapian related groups
x 64
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to ZeroMQ related groups
x 45
Has 1,000 / 250 / 50 posts to ZooKeeper related groups
Legend

Gold Badge

Gold badges are awarded for significant contribution, typically over several years. A minimum of at least 1000 posts in the subject area is required.

Silver Badge

Silver badges are awarded for regular contribution. Silver badges are uncommon and require at least 150 posts but have been obtained with 1 year of posting activity.

Bronze Badge

Bronze badges are rewarded for basic community membership consisting of at least 50 posts.