InterSystems Developer Tools

Topic and Rules

In this contest, we expect applications that improve developer experience with IRIS, help to develop faster, contribute more qualitative code, helps to test, deploy, support, or monitor your solution with InterSystems IRIS. 

Here are the requirements:

  1. Accepted applications: 100% new apps or existing ones, but with a significant improvement. Our team will review all applications before approving them for the contest.
  2. The types of applications that match: UI-frameworks, IDE, Database management, monitoring, deployment tools, etc.
  3. The application should work either on IRIS Community Edition or IRIS for Health Community Edition or IRIS Advanced Analytics Community Edition.
  4. The application should be Open Source and published on GitHub.
  5. The README file to the application should contain the installation steps and contain either the video demo or/and a description of how the application works.
  6. Source code for the application is available in UDL format (not XML). Example.

Technology bonuses

If the application satisfies some additional requirements listed in this post, it gets additional technology votes.

Sample applications

On the contest landing page, you will find all the useful resources, incl. example applications and templates.

Don't forget to highlight in README of your application how it should be used.

Who can participate

Any Developer Community member, except for InterSystems employees. Create an account!

Developers can team up to create a collaborative application. Allowed from 2 to 5 developers in one team.

Don't forget to highlight your team members in the README of your application – DC user profiles.

How to apply

Log in to Open Exchange, open your application page, make sure that it meets the requirements, and click the "Apply for Contest" button. Your application will be sent for approval and once approved will appear on the Contest page eventually.

Prizes and nominations

Experts Nomination

  • 1st place - $4,000
  • 2nd place - $2,000
  • 3rd place - $1,000

Community Nomination

  • 1st place - $750
  • 2nd place - $500
  • 3rd place - $250

Terms and conditions, rules and judgment criteria

By participating in the contest you agree with the following Terms and Conditions.

Visit the contest landing page to read and discuss the rules, nominations & judgment criteria.

Join InterSystems Discord channel to chat about requirements, technology, voting, etc.

NominationsRegistered applications (12)
Server Manager for VSCode

VS Code extension to manage connections to InterSystems servers.

Author: John Murray

Experts 157Community 249


A graphic interface to explorer the applications inside InterSystems Package Manager

Author: Henrique Gonçalves Dias

Experts 121Community 223


A library to ease IRIS configuration.

Author: Lorenzo Scalese

Experts 121Community 200

Grafana Plugin for InterSystems

Grafana Data Source Plugin for InterSystems

Author: Dmitry Maslennikov

Experts 92Community 140

IntelliJ InterSystems

IntelliJ IDEA Plugin for InterSystems

Author: Dmitry Maslennikov

Experts 66Community 100


Development tool for documenting REST API endpoints [INTERSYSTEM IRIS]

Author: davi massaru teixeira muta

Experts 41Community 67

gj :: locate

Copy an InterSystems IRIS error message and paste in to VS Code to go to the source line

Author: George James

Experts 38Community 76

Git for IRIS

Native integration of the Git workflow with the InterSystems IRIS platform

Author: Marcus Wurlitzer

Experts 37Community 60


Namespace navigator ZPM and editor of routines, globals, texts and tables in terminal mode.

Author: Sergey Mikhailenko

Experts 26Community 32


Utility to add customized Language Extensions programmatically

Author: Robert Cemper

Experts 25Community 33


Fast setup of ECP client / sever with almost no manual intervention.

Author: Robert Cemper

Experts 22Community 25


Example how you can add SSH server to a standard IRIS docker image

Author: Robert Cemper

Experts 12Community 14