Contribute

Open source is one of the main pillars of the software and we are aware of the community’s potential in improving our product in order to address the different challenges faced by financial institutions.

We are looking for:

  • Passionate developers who would like to contribute to the project pro-bono in order to make OpenCBS better. We can assure you that you will help an exciting, socially-conscious initiative and help the final users of OpenCBS increase financial inclusion;

  • Qualified vendors ready to offer their development skills in order to improve OpenCBS or adapt it to local markets. Please check our vendors section for more information about the benefits of becoming a vendor.

 

OpenCBS is distributed under LGPL3 license. We actively encourage our community to contribute to the development of the software and distribute it on a non-commercial basis. Please note that according to license terms, you are not allowed to distribute our solutions commercially without our consent and involvement. Please contact us for more information.

Required skills

OpenCBS Desktop

 

  • C# (language for the OpenCBS Winforms app)

  • MS SQL (database engine)

 

OpenCBS Cloud

 

for the back-end development:

  • Java

  • Spring Boot framework

  • Hibernate

  • PostgreSQL (database engine)

 

for the front-end development:

  • Angular 4

  • JavaScript

 

How does it work?

  •  Create an account on our Bitbucket server

  •  Get in touch with us so that we add you to the team of contributors

  •  Get the code and develop your feature in a feature branch

  •  Experiment, create

  •  Once the feature is ready you should make a pull request in order for us to evaluate it and integrate it into the Master Branch

 

You can also contribute to the forum by addressing the issues that users may face:

http://opencbs.freeforums.net/

 

In addition to that, you can join our wiki to find out more about ongoing projects:

http://wiki.opencbs.com

 

Contact us today to contribute to OpenCBS and receive free access to our Bitbucket.