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Ruby on Rails powering 4 out of 5 top multi-vendor marketplace platforms in the world

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.

The most popular JavaScript framework among the top 100 marketplaces is React used for frontend app development.

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Spree 4.0 for Rails 6 released 

Spree Commerce in 2019

Spree Commerce is the most complete and up to date E-Commerce framework with Rails 6 support, modern REST API V2 for any headless implementation with a React or PWA frontend, GraphQL support coming soon, API v2 JavaScript / TypeScript SDK, newest Boostrap 4 and a new customizable UX templates on the way.

Spree also has the most up to date 3rd party integrations bulletproofed by high-volume retailers. Spree integrations range from marketing automation solutions (Mailchimp E-Commerce), analytics (hundreds of integrations available through Segment.com), taxation (upgraded Avalara AvaTax extension) to payments (Stripe for online stores and marketplaces, PayPal, Apple Pay, Google Pay, AfterPay and many more).

Finally, Spree has the biggest community of users and developers on Slack and the most active community of contributors on Github among Rails based E-Commerce frameworks. Continue reading

Storefront API v2 JavaScript & TypeScript SDK available!

We’re very happy to announce the release of the official JavaScript and TypeScript SDKs for Spree Storefront API v2!

With this SDK, JavaScript and TypeScript developers can easily build amazing storefronts in React, Vue or Angular with Spree serving as a headless eCommerce backend.

SDK makes using Spree API v2 super easy, handling all of the heavyweight tasks as XHR calls, data processing, data normalization, and error handling. Thanks to this developers can focus on creating Single Page Apps, PWAs, one-page checkouts, and unique user flows that will amaze end-users. Continue reading