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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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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.

May 24, 2018

DEVELOPER

Hackathon@AIS Builds Technical Capacity Around Networking Standards in Africa

Participants used programming languages such as Python, and network and device level YANG models via NETCONF and RESTCONF to interact with Cisco IOS XE devices and OpenDaylight.

November 29, 2017

DEVELOPER

IETF Hackathon Closes Loop Between Open Source and Standards

The first ever IETF Hackathon was held March 21-22, the weekend before IETF 92 in Dallas, TX. It was a late addition to the conference schedule, answering the call to action from Engineering CTO and Chief Architect Dave Ward’s talk at IETF 91, Open Standards, Open Source, Open Loop. Cisco DevNet teamed up with IETF […]