DevNet Zone

Join the fun and get hands-on with APIs available for your favorite Cisco products!  Our learning labs, classes, demos, mini-hacks, workshops, panels and more showcase how easily you can become a developer.

What is the DevNet Zone?

We are Cisco’s software developer resource community helping developers and network engineers innovate using Cisco technologies and platforms. Join us at Cisco Live Orlando 2018 and visit us at the DevNet Zone, available to all attendees in the World of Solutions! Make sure you check out our extensive library of on-demand DevNet workshops at


Learn with us even before we get to the event. Take a learning lab and get hands-on with additional content! Make sure to have questions ready for the experts at the event.



Start basic to advanced coding in our Learning Labs. Reserve a Sandbox and look around before joining us at the DevNet Zone. Keep those questions ready for our experts!



See how partnering with us on projects has led to innovative ideas. Check our inspiring co-creation projects and solution demos!



Join a community of interest within DevNet and Interact with other community members. Connect with us on site and become a part of our ever-growing community of experts.

Who is it for?

Everyone – no experience required!  You can start from the very basics at the DevNet Zone. From network engineers, software developers, women in tech, beginning coders and more – come see us if you want to learn how APIs can help:

Orchestrate a unified policy across your network

Leverage automation and analytics to make services easier to deploy and maintain

Discover open, programmable interfaces to tap into the intelligence of your network

Create communications-enabled Cloud collaboration or Contact Center solutions

Develop, deploy, and manage microservices applications in the Cloud

Connect, manage, or build Internet of Things applications

Learn about DevNet!


We offer tools, resources, communities of interest and even ways to get started with basics!


Learn More about DevNet


Get hands-on learning in the DevNet Zone! Make your first REST API call, learn how to get started with Network Programmability, IoT, Security, and more.


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The DevNet Zone experience is fun, technical and inspirational. Wherever you are in your developer journey we have something for you. Challenge yourself, and we have many ways that you can experience the DevNet Zone journey.

Transform Your Business with DevNet

Get inspired and learn how Altus Consulting used DevNet to develop software that integrated with Cisco hardware.


Enabling People

“DevNet is enabling people to use code/programming to do stuff instead of CLI & GUI, and that is very powerful.”


“My 1st #CLUS is in the books. So many cool things and folks! But #DevNet Zone was wow!!”

Highlights of Cisco Live

“One of the highlights of my Cisco Live experience. Very impressed with all speakers.”

More Important than Ever

“#DevNet is more important than ever. You won’t believe these 3 career changing revelations made at #CLUS.”

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