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


Sanket Sahu

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.