Spree Commerce 4.2 now supports Ruby 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, and, the recently released, 3.0. Rails 6.0 and 6.1 are supported out-of-the-box, so you don’t need to upgrade to Rails 6.1 straight away. You can first move to Spree Commerce 4.2 and later perform the Rails upgrade, minimizing the risk of any issues.
That might not mean much to those who are not well acquainted with the technical aspects of ecommerce development, but for developers, this opens up a new realm of possibilities.
If you’re a Ruby on Rails developer affected by the COVID-19 crisis and would like to learn about new career or business opportunities related to the booming ecommerce industry, take a moment to review this post. The train is leaving the station.
Y Combinator, an accomplished investment fund and startup incubator, has published a list of its top 100 graduate companies ranked by valuation as of October 2019. 8 out of 10 most valued companies in the ranking were built using Ruby on Rails.
4 Ruby on Rails powered marketplace businesses – Airbnb, Doordash, Instacart, Postmates – gross 76% of all merchandise sold (GMV) by all top 100 marketplace platforms on the Andreessen Horowitz “Marketplace 100”, a ranking of the largest and fastest-growing consumer-facing multi-vendor marketplace E-Commerce websites.
2 out of 10 fastest-growing marketplace platforms in the Andreessen Horowitz Marketplace 100 ranking were built using Ruby on Rails.