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Charles Eckel

Open Source Developer Evangelist

Cisco DevNet

Charles is a developer evangelist in the Cisco DevNet team with a passion for open source software and open standards.

He started with open source 1999 as a founding member of Vovida Networks, developing some of the industry’s first open source VoIP protocol stacks and applications.

Now at Cisco, he is a recognized champion of open standards, open source and interoperability. He runs DevNet’s Open Source Dev Center, which focuses on Cisco’s major open source contributions, use, and community engagements; most notably, introducing open source hackathons into IETF and MEF, revolutionizing the way these SDOs operate and uniting open source software with open standards to maximize the pace and relevance of both.

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December 9, 2019

DEVELOPER

IETF Hackathon 106 – Five Years of Running Code

Cisco DevNet supports the IETF community as it produces standards that make the internet faster, more secure, and able to meet the demands of ever-increasing uses and users.

August 15, 2019

DEVELOPER

How Many Words is Running Code Worth?

The IETF Hackathon promotes running code to accelerate the creation of new network protocols that improve the functionality, manageability, and security of the internet.

April 30, 2019

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Third Time is a Charm at IETF Hackathon in Prague

IETF veterans work side by side with newcomers, especially developers interested in networking, security, and other IETF technologies.

January 11, 2019

DEVELOPER

Using Tetration for Application Security and Policy Enforcement

Protecting assets within the enterprise requires the network manager to adopt automated methods of implementing policy on endpoints.

December 17, 2018

DEVELOPER

IETF 103 Hackathon in Bangkok Jumpstarts Innovation

Just when you thought it could not get any better, the IETF Hackathon reached new heights, not just in number of participants or projects, but in meaningful contributions to the...

November 26, 2018

DEVELOPER

Syntax Highlighting For Network Engineers on DevNet Code Exchange

Learn how Syntax Highlighting improves code readability to make it easier to derive context from an otherwise monochromatic block of text.

October 10, 2018

DEVELOPER

What’s Next for Developers Working on Real-time Communications Applications?

Join experts from industry and academia to exchange ideas on leading future development in the rapidly changing field of real-time communications.

September 27, 2018

DEVELOPER

Curated Code Repos Get Your Integration Project Done Faster, Better

Code Exchange curated code repos makes it easy for others to not only use your code, but also help make it better.

July 30, 2018

DEVELOPER

Running Code for the Win at IETF Hackathon in Montreal

IETF Hackathon in Montreal hits its goals for advance the pace and relevance of IETF standards, and attract developers and new people to IETF.