Yossi Meloch

Senior Software Architect

Customer Experience (CX)

email: ymeloch@cisco.com Bio: Yossi is a Senior Software Architect for Cisco CX based in Austin, Texas. He has worked for Cisco for over ten years, and is currently focusing on innovation, solutions automation, and integration. Yossi considers himself as a CLI and API person. He is a big fan of long-distance running, and lives with his wife, two kids, and an adorable mini-Goldendoodle (Yoko) dog.


June 28, 2022


Ansible Runner as a Service

5 min read

See how Ansible Runner as a Service (ARaaS) provides Ansible integration to non-python projects, and a means of programmatically run playbooks where the Ansible engine is running on a separate host or container.

March 9, 2022


Try Automating a YubiKey Button Press

3 min read

YubiKey is a device that enables two-factor authentication using a single button, by generating unique codes that confirm your identity. Here's a fun challenge you can try to automate a YubiKey.

February 4, 2022


Securing Python Code with Cython

2 min read

See the detail for how compiling modules with Cython addresses the challenge of protecting a Python-based codebase.

January 19, 2022


Protecting Secrets / Variables Using HashiCorp Vault Secret Manager

7 min read

See how you can use HashiCorp Vault Secret Manager to securely store API keys, passwords, certificates, and other sensitive data. And how it provides a single source of truth to manage access, and report/audit secrets.

December 22, 2021


Do More With Webex Out-Of-Office Auto Reply

8 min read

Check out the code to design and build a Webex IM automatic out-of-office reply feature.

December 8, 2021


Enhancing Webex Messaging Using Webex APIs & AppleScript

3 min read

Check out the code for how you can enhance the Webex user experience by adding the "Alert When Available" feature.

November 11, 2021


How to Integrate Webex Status Indication with Philips Hue

5 min read

Both Cisco WebEx and Philips Hue expose their APIs. Check out the code for this fun way to let your kids (or colleagues) know when you're on a call and prefer not to be disturbed.