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Shopify Application Development

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Learn
  • Create your own multitenant app using Ruby on Rails and deploy it to Heroku
  • Use RSpec and FactoryGirl for TDD
  • Ensure functional and targeted code using iterative development
  • Implement responsive design using Twitter Bootstrap
  • Request and process Shopify API access requests
  • Subscribe, verify, and respond to Shopify Webhooks
  • Publish your app to the Shopify App Store
About

Shopify is an e-commerce website platform that allows merchants to create and run their own online store. The Shopify App Store is a collection of apps that extend the capabilities of online stores and is a perfect place to earn recurring revenue.

Shopify Application Development will teach you to build Shopify apps using Ruby on Rails, deploy them to Heroku, and publish them in the Shopify App Store. Additionally, you will learn how to receive recurring revenue via the Shopify Billing API.

This is an easy-to-follow manual that will guide you through the entire process of application development with Shopify. This book focuses on building and launching a single application using best practices such as Test-Driven Development (TDD), agile methodologies, and iterative development from start to finish.

Features
  • Publish apps in the Shopify App Store and work on Twitter Bootstrap
  • Get a jump-off point for additional programming and enhancements using the Ruby on Rails code
  • Build both a public and a private app with this step-by-step tutorial
Page Count 106
Course Length 3 hours 10 minutes
ISBN 9781783281053
Date Of Publication 25 May 2014

Authors

Michael Larkin

Michael Larkin has been building software professionally for over a decade and has worked on large and small projects for companies across the globe. He has been working with Shopify for over five years and has co-created the first ever Shopify app, available at http://fetchapp.com. He has also worked on dozens of Shopify stores for which he built custom applications, modified existing themes, and added complex JavaScript to enhance the shopper's experience.