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Spree Commerce: The Best E-Commerce Solution

Author: Manik Juneja
by Manik Juneja
Posted: Dec 02, 2015
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The speed at which today's technology is moving forward is truly incredible. One of the most significant breakthroughs in modern technology is perhaps the development of open source software, which has massively influenced the speed and extent of growth that software applications and programs are created. Even large software companies simply cannot compete with the momentum and drive of collective open source communities and they too, are starting to embrace open source as a complimentary approach to developing some of their products. Another great thing about open source software is that there is always something to fit criteria clients are looking for/require.

Spree Commerce Development is one of the best examples of an open source e-commerce platform with a continuously growing developer community that is out to fix issues, build add-ons and plug-ins, and explore and pursue the platform's full potential. Spree Commerce began as the premier Ruby on Rails e-commerce plug-in. Now a full-grown open source program, the platform can still be downloaded for free and expanded/modified as needed. It has also started a certified partner program and commercial open source initiative, which caused the platform to gain an even more significant traction in the e-commerce app world. This partner program consists of hosting and development partners who can help clients build and host fully customized e-commerce solutions. Because of this and its success as a platform, Spree is fast becoming developer's new de facto open source solution for e-commerce projects.

On the whole, Spree Commerce provides significant space for customizability. However, if you choose this route, prepare to invest on a Ruby on Rails developer, especially when your application needs special integrations, specific functionalities, and other aspects not covered by out-of-the-box solutions.

Spree Commerce is an excellent place to start if your application requires a great deal of customization and if you have the development budget to pull such customizations off. Because the platform can get a bit too technical for inexperienced users or those who are not fluent in the programming language, it makes sense to hire an experienced developer or designer to help create and deploy your e-commerce site and make the most out of the platform's customizable features.

The force behind today's best online storefront, Spree offers a comprehensive feature set built on common standards so clients never have to compromise quality, efficiency, and speed to market. It is a modular platform that can easily be configured to fit any requirement and supplement or replace functionalities that your e-commerce site needs.

About the Author:

This article has been written by Mr. Mayank Tandon who is associated with Vinsol. Vinsol is web and mobile apps Development Company started in 2000. They work on Ruby on Rails, iOS and Android. They also develop e-commerce applications on Rails and Spree Commerce, which is an open source ecommerce platform.

They have worked for some of the big brands and startups across the globe. They follow agile methodology for development and adhere to lean principles for quickly developing Valuable Products for their clients.

About the Author

Vinsol is web and mobile apps Development Company started in 2000. They work on Ruby on Rails, iOS and Android.

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