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Getting Started with ACI App Center

Developing Apps for Cisco ACI App Center

With Cisco ACI App Center customers, developers and partners can build ACI applications to simplify, enhance, and visualize their use cases. These ACI applications are hosted and shared at the Cisco ACI App Center and installed on the APIC. Cisco APIC supports 2 types of applications - stateful and stateless.

Cisco ACI App Center

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App Developer's Guide

App Developer's Guide provides information on how to develop an ACI app and is intended for App Developers.

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App Development Guidelines

App Development Guidelines provides a set of guidelines that are required for app developers to adhere to. An app is only approved if it strictly comply to the guidelines

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A Reference Stateful App

A reference app that provides an example of an Stateful ACI App. Developers can refer to it to get started with the app’s development.

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A Reference Docker Image for Stateful App

A reference image that can be used for Stateful App. Developers can use this image as the basis and can modify it as needed by their app’s requirements. Refer to App Developer’s Guide for more info on how to use and modify the image for your Stateful app.

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Creating directory stucture for a stateful application.
Creating a docker image

Basic docker reference image contains Cobra SDK:

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MySQL docker image contains MySQL, Cobra SDK and Acitoolkit:

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SQLite docker image contains SQLite, Cobra SDK and Acitoolkit:

Download SQLite docker image    Download package listing

App Creator Utility

A tool that can generate a fully functional app after providing contact information.

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App Packager Utility

A utility that should be used to package the ACI App. Refer to App Developer’s Guide for more info on how to use the packager utility to package your apps.

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App Start File

An HTML file that must be included as part of each app file. It is needed for App’s Single Sign On to work. Refer to App Developer’s Guide for more info on how to include this file as part of your app.

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Export Compliance Questionnaire

A questionnaire that must be filled and submitted as part of the Application. It is required to evaluate App’s export compliance before it can be distributed through app center.

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