ReactFoo 2017

A conference on React

Sanket Sahu

Building, Maintaining and Promoting an Open Source Project (NativeBase Story)

Submitted Jun 10, 2017

We at GeekyAnts have contributed to Open Source community with NativeBase (5,000+ Github stars) which has become a de-facto UI library for building Mobile Apps (React Native). I would talk about how you can build, maintain and promote your own open source project sharing our expereince and journet of NativeBase.


  • Why Open Source?
  • What to build? (Solve one specific problem)
  • How to promote?
  • How to maitain?
  • And finally, how to monetize?

    Yes, you can make money with Open Source projects.
  • Takeaways

  • Conclusion

Speaker bio

I am Sanket, Founder & CEO of GeekyAnts and we have built NativeBase which is an Open Source library with 5,000+ Github stars. I am an active member of React and React Native meetup group in Bangalore.


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