InterSystems Developer Tools Contest

Registration Ends – February 05, 2023, 11:59:59 PM EST
Topic and Rules

Develop an application that improves developer experience with IRIS, helps to develop faster, contributes more qualitative code, and helps to test, deploy, support, or monitor your solution with InterSystems IRIS.

General Requirements:

  • Accepted applications: new to Open Exchange apps or existing ones, but with a significant improvement. Our team will review all applications before approving them for the contest.
  • The application should work on InterSystems IRIS Community Edition.
  • Types of applications that match: UI-frameworks, IDE, Database management, monitoring, deployment tools, etc.
  • The application should be an Open Source application and published on GitHub.
  • The README file to the application should be in English, contain the installation steps, and contain either the video demo or/and a description of how the application works.
  • One developer can enter the competition with a maximum of 3 applications.

👉 Full details on topic and requirements can be found in this post.

Technology bonuses

The technical requirements will be published soon.

Who can participate

Any Developer Community member, except for InterSystems employees (ISC contractors allowed). 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 - $5,000
  • 2nd place - $3,000
  • 3rd place - $1,500
  • 4th place - $750
  • 5th place - $500
  • 6-10th places - $100

Community Nomination:

  • 1st place - $1,000
  • 2nd place - $750
  • 3rd place - $500

If several participants score the same amount of votes, they all are considered winners, and the money prize is shared among the winners.

Terms and conditions, rules, and judgment criteria

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

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

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

NominationsRegistered applications (16)

Installing jdbс drivers for oracle, mssql and mysql

Author: Sergey Mikhailenko


Utility to add customized Language Extensions programmatically

Author: Robert Cemper


A tool to automatically export ObjectScript classes to a local folder via a runnable docker image that takes a Studio export file (.xml) and exports it as UDL onto a volume mount.

Author: Tommy Heyding


InterSystems IRIS table audit trail and record restore.

Author: Stefan Cronje


Tools to investigate GlobalStreams by SQL

Author: Robert Cemper

DX Jetpack for VS Code

A VS Code extension pack to boost your Developer eXperience

Author: John Murray


Load JSONfile into Global

Author: Robert Cemper


Application tools for technical support and DBMS administrator. View and edit arrays, execute queries, including JDBC/ODBC, sending results to email as XLS files. A few simple graphs on the protocols of the system. This solution can be installed in earlier versions of Caché and Ensemble (tested 2016.1+). This can be done by importing xml.

Author: Sergey Mikhailenko


A REPL for InterSystems IRIS SQL

Author: Dmitry Maslennikov


This is a package to gather openapi-client-gen, openapi-client-server.

Author: Lorenzo Scalese


Conduct impact and dependency analysis of your source code


Intersystems IRIS platform queue trend monitoring component

Intersystems IRIS platform queue trend monitoring component

Author: yubo mao



Author: 王喆


iris-log-viewer provides an alternative web page

Author: Oliver Wilms


Generate unit test cases from the class documentation

Author: Henry Hamon Pereira


Monitoring Event Log Solution Based on Intersystems IRIS

Author: 银行 郝