The report number #1 is here
We have already finalized the committed libraries for this project, available at the links below this post.
We have even created a simple example of using the methods and they work on this link, using Puma Browser
Now our focus is on promotion, both in meetups and other events and alliances that we also mention in this post later.
Development: The design of the libraries proposed in the project has progressed very well, We have finished the missing libraries, in ReactJS, VueJS and Angular. In addition, we are publishing more examples of the use, so that it is more natural for users to understand what we have done.
Events and marketing: We have already spent a little more resources with other organizations in Chile to help us spread our project, even in some paid communities, we sent them the link so they can start using the bookstores and the meetup event so that they can sign up.
Software and hosting: We bought a private code repository on Github for the team to work on, before releasing it freely. To save cost, we are taking advantage of the support of a Chilean company with its own public Github account, to reach more people.
Hackathons: The amount for hackathon is still reserved for the period when it is made public and starts running.
The expenses incurred so far have been sent to the team. In this project, most of the fund goes to human resources participating in the different parts of the project.
Hackathon: We are fine-tuning the details of the hackathon, both in terms of resources and the date (we estimate it will be in April, to give the community time to learn more about WebMonetization and get to know our libraries that should be used).
We are organizing a meetup event for March, in spanish here, but we are thinking in finding other date, because until now we have less than 10 people registered.
Generally, in Latin America the technical communities are already moving and participating actively since March, but we believe that the pandemic situation has postponed that. Anyway, we will do the meetup in March, but also, we are talking with communities in South America related to cryptocurrencies and blockchain (to show WebMonetization, considering the mass of people that already exist in those meetup groups).
With the libraries already created, our focus goes through 2 parts:
- Promoting: Our energies, both the technical and strategic team will now be promoting the technology
- Helping community: If there are other funded projects that require support or the use of our libraries, we will gladly help and guide, especially people who are not so technical but where we do have those capacities (we believe that the best promotion is collaboration) . You can write to firstname.lastname@example.org if you need help or collaboration. We all move forward together.
Just as we mentioned in the last report, the main objective of the project is based on technologies and events being able to participate as many people as possible, so the community can test our developments and promote the events found in the links below.
In addition, the team behind this project are people who had lost their jobs or had no opportunities due to the pandemic situation around the world, this project has helped boost their careers and we are proud of them.
As we already said, collaboration between all projects is essential, if we want our projects to be maintained, we must support each other and share our capabilities.
We can help each other.