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Cisco DevNet

What is Cisco DevNet?

Cisco DevNet is Cisco's developer program designed to empower developers, IT professionals, and network engineers to build innovative applications and integrations with Cisco products, platforms, and APIs. It's a one-stop shop for resources, tools, and support to help you unlock the full potential of Cisco technology and shape the future of networking.

How does Cisco DevNet Works?

Cisco DevNet works, in simple words, by providing developers with access to Cisco's networking technologies through APIs and SDKs. It offers a wealth of learning resources, including documentation, tutorials, and virtual sandboxes, allowing developers to understand and experiment with Cisco's infrastructure.

Benefits of Cisco Devnet:

  • Increased agility and efficiency: Automate tasks and streamline workflows to save time and resources.
  • Enhanced innovation: Develop custom applications and integrations that meet your unique needs.
  • Improved network visibility and control: Gain deeper insights into your network and make informed decisions.
  • Faster time to market: Get your applications and solutions up and running quickly with readily available resources.

Who uses Cisco DevNet?

Cisco DevNet is for anyone interested in building on top of Cisco technology. This includes:

  • Software Developers: Build applications that interact with Cisco devices and platforms.
  • DevOps Engineers: Automate network tasks and integrate Cisco into your CI/CD pipeline.
  • Network Engineers: Gain deeper understanding of Cisco technologies and develop custom solutions.
  • IT Professionals: Extend the capabilities of Cisco solutions to meet your specific needs.

What will you learn here?

The scope of learning opportunities on DevNet is vast and caters to diverse interests and skill levels. Here are some key areas you can explore:

  • Network Programming: Learn Python, JavaScript, and other languages for network automation, API interactions, and custom scripting.
  • APIs and SDKs: Master the intricacies of Cisco's APIs and SDKs to build powerful integrations with network devices and platforms.
  • Automation Tools: Explore tools like Ansible, Terraform, and Puppet to automate network configuration, management, and provisioning.
  • Security: Understand how to programmatically secure your network infrastructure and applications.
  • Cloud and DevOps: Learn how to integrate Cisco solutions with cloud platforms and DevOps workflows.

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