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What are Developer Challenges?
Developer Challenges are contests that allow developers to showcase their skills by creating solutions using Cisco APIs, SDKs, tools, and web services.

Why should I participate?
By competing in a Cisco Developer Challenge, not only will you gain valuable experience, but you also have the chance to have your work recognized and/or win prizes.

Results of previous Challenges

Top 5 winners from the Jabber Idea Generation Challenge

First Place:
Edify CMS

Edify CMS Integrates Cisco's Jabber Instant Messaging, Voice and Video into an existing CMS to allow students to get help from anyone in their class, school, school district, or an outside tutor network.

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Second Place:
Cisco Jabber SDK for Social Network Ecosystem

Cisco Jabber SDK for Social Network Ecosystem uses Jabber SDK to improve the interactions between team members located in different parts of the world and managing confidential information; or share video content between a small group of people and be in control of what happens there, while avoiding external restrictions.

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Third Place:
Cisco Jabber SDK for Web - Bank Portal

Cisco Jabber SDK for Web - Bank Portal incorporates features of Jabber Web SDK into the banking portal so customers can interact with bank's phone support instead of placing calls from their phones.

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Fourth Place:
Cisco Jabber SDK for Enterprise Applications

Cisco Jabber SDK for Enterprise Applications uses IM and Chat features to improve productivity and enhance communication in DROPBOX (related services) website.

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Fifth Place:
Cisco Jabber Assisted Application Deployment and Monitoring

Cisco Jabber Assisted Application Deployment and Monitoring focuses on the interaction between an app (e.g. Nagios monitoring, Django app, Munin monitoring, Linux cron app), Cisco Jabber SDK, and a receiving client (e.g. IMr inside Outlook, or Cisco powered IM app on mobile) to enhance deployment and monitoring tools.

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