Global Masters Badges Descriptions

Hi Community,

Here you will find info about badges of the Developer Community & InterSystems Global Masters Advocate Hub, and the complete list of  badges with descriptions on how to get them. 

General info about Levels & Badges on Global Masters Advocate Hub

All the participants are located on the 1st "Insider" level after joining the Hub.  To level up you should earn a number of badges from the next level.  Badges can be earned for completing various challenges at the Global Master.

You can find all levels and badges at the Global Masters Advocate Hub here:

1. Click on the "Progress" tab on the Challenges page:

Levels and Badges

2. Scroll down to the "Achievements" section and then click on the "Level up by unlocking X more badges" link:
Levels and Badges

You can see all earned badges also at your DC profile page, except the badges from the Global Masters Achievements section (these badges related to Global Masters achievements only and visible at your Global Masters profile page).
 

Complete list of badges with rules on how to get them

We will update the table as the new badges are introduced.

Badge's Name

Rules

Badges for Views

Popular Writer - 500 views        

Awarded if any of your posts (questions or articles) on Developer Community gather more than 500 / 1000 / 5000 unique views accordingly.

  • Post must not be deleted; it must be published.
  • Counted only the posts with positive rating. 
  • Posts from the Developer Community Feedback group are not counted.
  • Badge is given only once. Points are given for each post that gatheres listed amount of points.

Notable Writer - 1,000 views         

Famous Writer - 5,000 views      

Badges for Published Articles 

Reporter - 10 posts

Awarded when the number of your posts (articles, not questions) on Developer Community reaches 10 / 50 / 100 / 250 accordingly.

Blogger - 50 posts

Influencer - 100 posts

Opinion Maker - 250 posts

Caché Reporter - 10 articles

Awarded after you published 10 / 50 / 100 / 250 articles (not questions) with Caché tag on Developer Community.

Caché Blogger - 50 articles

Caché Influencer - 100 articles

Caché Opinion Maker - 250 articles

Ensemble Reporter - 10 articles

Awarded after you published 10 / 50 / 100 / 250 articles (not questions) with Ensemble tag on Developer Community.

Ensemble Blogger - 50 articles

Ensemble Influencer - 100 articles

Ensemble Opinion Maker - 250 articles

iKnow Reporter - 10 articles

Awarded after you published 10 / 50 / 100 / 250 articles (not questions) with iKnow tag on Developer Community.

iKnow Blogger - 50 articles

iKnow Influencer - 100 articles

iKnow Opinion Maker - 250 articles

DeepSee Reporter - 10 articles

Awarded after you published 10 / 50 / 100 / 250 articles (not questions) with DeepSee tag on Developer Community.

DeepSee Blogger - 50 articles 

DeepSee Influencer - 100 articles

DeepSee Opinion Maker - 250 articles

HealthShare Reporter - 10 articles

Awarded after you published 10 / 50 / 100 / 250 articles (not questions) with HealthShare tag on Developer Community.

HealthShare Blogger - 50 articles

HealthShare Influencer - 100 articles

HealthShare Opinion Maker - 250 articles

Badges for Questions

Curious Member - 10 questions

Awarded when the number of your questions on Developer Community reaches 10 / 50 / 100/ 500 accordingly.

  • Questions must not be deleted, they must be published.
  • Counted only questions with positive rating. 
  • Questions from the Developer Community Feedback group are not counted.

Thorough Member - 50 questions​

Inquisitive Member - 100 questions​

Socratic Member - 500 questions​

Badges for Favorites

Favorite Post - 10 times                     

Awarded when your post (article, question) on DC has been added to favorites 10 / 50/ 100 times.

Remarkable Post - 50 times         

Unforgettable Post - 100 times   

Badges for Votes

Insightful Author - 100 votes 

Awarded when your posts (articles, questions) gathered 100 / 500 / 1000 votes in sum on DC.

Recognizable Author - 500 votes 

Powerful Author - 1000 votes 

Trusted Adviser - 100 votes  

Awarded when your answers (comments to questions) gathered 100 / 500 / 1000 votes in sum on DC.

Expert Mentor - 500 votes 

Answer Champion  - 1000 votes 

DC Moderator

Awarded to DC Moderators. The badge is not linked to levels.

Yearly Achievements- Top 10 Authors

Gold Contributor 2016 - 1st place

1st / 2nd/ 3rd / 4th-10th place in "DC Contributor" nomination.

Given to authors who published more articles and questions than anyone else on Developer Community in 2016.

Silver  Contributor 2016 - 2nd place

Bronze  Contributor 2016 - 3rd place

DC Contributor 2016 - 4th-10th places

Gold  Best-Selling Author 2016 - 1st place

1st / 2nd/ 3rd / 4th-10th place in "Best-Selling Author" nomination.

Given to authors whose articles gathered the maximum amount of views on Developer Community in 2016.

Silver  Best-Selling Author 2016 - 2nd place

Bronze  Best-Selling Author 2016 - 3rd place

DC Best-Selling Author 2016 - 4th-10th places

Gold  Best-Selling Author 2017 - 1st place

1st / 2nd/ 3rd / 4th-10th place in "DC Best-Selling Author" nomination.

Given to authors whose articles gathered the maximum amount of views on Developer Community in the year of 2017.

Silver  Best-Selling Author 2017 - 2nd place

Bronze  Best-Selling Author 2017 - 3rd place

DC Best-Selling Author 2017 - 4th-10th places

Gold Limelight 2016 - 1st place

1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th-10th in “Limelight Author” nomination.

Given to authors whose articles scored the highest number of positive votes on Developer Community in 2016.

Silver Limelight 2016 - 2nd place

Bronze Limelight 2016 - 3rd place

DC Limelight Author 2016 - 4th-10th places

Gold Commenter 2016 - 1st place

1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th-10th place in “DC Commenter” nomination.

Given to authors who published more comments and answers than anyone else on Developer Community in 2016.

 

Silver Commenter 2016 - 2nd place

Bronze Commenter 2016 - 3rd place

DC Commenter 2016 - 4th-10th places

Gold Buzz Maker 2016 - 1st place

1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th-10th place in "Buzz Maker" nomination.

Given to authors whose articles triggered the highest amount of comments on Developer Community in 2016.

Silver Buzz Maker 2016 - 2nd place

Bronze Buzz Maker 2016 - 3rd place

DC Buzz Maker 2016 - 4th-10th places

Gold Expert 2016 - 1st place

1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th-10th place in “DC Expert” nomination.

Given to authors whose answers scored the highest number of votes on Developer Community in the year of 2016.

Silver Expert 2016 - 2nd place

Bronze Expert 2016 - 3rd place

DC Expert 2016 - 4th-10th places

Gold Expert 2017 - 1st place

1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th-10th place in “DC Expert 2017” nomination.

Given to authors, who got the largest number of accepted answers in the year of 2017.

Silver Expert 2017 - 2nd place

Bronze Expert 2017 - 3rd place

DC Expert 2017 - 4th-10th places

Gold Opinion Leader 2017 - 1st place

1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th-10th place in “DC Opinion Leader” nomination.

Given to authors whose posts and answers scored the highest number of votes on Developer Community in the year of 2017.

Silver Opinion Leader 2017 - 2nd place

Bronze Opinion Leader 2017 - 3rd place

DC Opinion Leader 2017 - 4th-10th places

Recruiter Achievements

Gold Recruiter - 100 referrals

Awarded after 1 /10 / 50 / 100 of your referrals have joined Developer Community.

Silver Recruiter - 50 referrals

      Bronze Recruiter - 10 referrals

DC Recruiter - 1 referral

1 000 points

These badges awarded when you earn 1,000 / 5,000 / 10,000 / 20,000 / 50,000 number of points accordingly  on Global Masters.

5 000 points

10 000 points

20 000 points

50 000  points

Conversation Starter - 5 discussion posts

Awarded after you commented 5 / 15 / 25 discussion posts accordingly on Global Masters. Discussion posts you can find at the "Discussions" tab on Global Masters.

Conversationalist - 15 discussion posts

Discussion Master - 25 discussion posts 

Challenge Pro - 100 completed challenges

Awarded after you completed 100 / 500 challenges accordingly on Global Masters.

Challenge Machine - 500 completed challenges

Basic DC Contributions

DC Author

         Awarded after you published your first article on Developer Community.

InterSystems Researcher

         Awarded after you published your first question on Developer Community.

DC Commenter

         Awarded after you published your first comment on Developer Community.

DC Problem Solver

         Awarded after your answer was marked as the accepted answer on Developer
         Community.

Winner of AdventOfCOS2017

Awarded to the Winners of the Advent of Code 2017 in Caché ObjectScript. See details here.

      Global Master of the Month

         Awarded after you became the Advocate of the Month on Global
         Masters Advocacy Hub.

Feel free to ask your questions regarding Levels and Badges here! 

Comments

Olga,

You made my day.

It's really easy to follow and helps much more then the "short cutted" version.

I wish I had 5 votes.

yesyes  yesyesyes

If rules are easy to overview my motivation to collect points raises significantly

Ooops!

The sequence of recruiters seems to be reversed related to values
 

Gold Recruiter - 10 referrals

Awarded after 10 / 50 / 100 of your referrals have joined Developer Community.

Silver Recruiter - 50 referrals

Bronze Recruiter - 100 referrals