spreecommerce.com Archives - 30 January 2015, Friday

  • .@goshippo added #spree as one of its storefront #integrations! Get the details here:

    Shippo's Spree Commerce Integration

    spreecommerce.com 29 Jan '15, 4pm

    Founded in 2013, Shippo makes shipping easy & cheap for ecommerce stores, with a developer-friendly API , seamless web interface, and the best available shipping rates. Thousands of packages are purchased, shipped, and tracked through our software every day. We’re proud to enable our ...

  • Check out these tips from @netguru on how to create the perfect checkout flow:

    Things to Remember when Creating Perfect Checkout Flow

    spreecommerce.com 25 Jan '15, 6pm

    John Waldron is a technology and business writer for markITwrite digital content agency, based in Cornwall, UK. He writes regularly across all aspects of tech including gadgets, digital marketing and apps. In his spare time he likes to write children’s fiction and scripts. This post w...

  • Considering #spree or #magento for your #startup? Check out this 4-point comparison before you make a decision:

    vs. Magento Enterprise

    spreecommerce.com 22 Jan '15, 2pm

    Spree Commerce Storefront vs. Magento Enterprise Edition: A four-point comparison Ecommerce storefronts might seem like birds of a feather (they list products, manage inventories, make sales, etc.), but they’re as diverse as the Avian kingdom itself. If you’ve been managing a business...

  • 2014 year in review: How #spree rose to one of the top 5 #startups in DC:

    2014 Year in Review

    spreecommerce.com 15 Jan '15, 4pm

    The most powerful and flexible ecommerce platform for the Ruby enterprise. Spree capitalizes on the dynamic nature of the Ruby programming language to provide the most flexible commerce platform available. The Spree storefront offers a full feature set and is built on common standards...

  • IRC 101 - Realtime Spree Talk

    spreecommerce.com 12 Jan '15, 4pm

    ) is a protocol for live chat designed primarily for group communication via discussion forums called channels or rooms. Spree has had an IRC channel since April 2008, and it has been a valuable resource for Spree users to get help quickly and to get to know other community members be...

  • Check out this guide from @pberkenbosch on how to contribute to #spree using #git & @github

    Contribute to Spree- Setup Git and Github

    spreecommerce.com 18 Dec '14, 3pm

    Peter Berkenbosch is a Senior Developer and Technical Account Manager at Spree Commerce. He loves programming in dynamic languages such as Ruby, and mostly uses Ruby when developing web applications with the Rails framework. In this small guide I will share the setup I use to contribu...

  • 2.4.2 Released

    spreecommerce.com 05 Dec '14, 5pm

    We have just released new versions of all the currently supported Spree versions. The Spree 2.4.2, 2.3.6, 2.2.8, 2.1.11 releases are out now! The primary focus of these releases was resolving a security flaw in the API . While no user or credit card data could be exploited with this f...

  • 2.4.0 Released

    spreecommerce.com 20 Nov '14, 7pm

    The Spree 2.4.0 release is out now! What’s new in Spree 2.4? We’ve completely overhauled the return authorization system in Spree, and made it much more robust and flexible. There are now also default html email templates, and an updated admin order form. You can view the Release Note...

  • 2.4.0.rc3 Released

    spreecommerce.com 07 Nov '14, 10pm

    The Spree 2.4.0.rc3 release is out now. We would like everyone to try it out, and report any issues before a final version is released. We expect that 2.4.0 final will be released in a week or two unless there are any major issues discovered. What’s new in Spree 2.4? We’ve completely ...

  • Upgrades Square Integration for Wombat

    spreecommerce.com 06 Nov '14, 5pm

    Spree Commerce has announced its upgraded, officially supported Square integration for Wombat. By utilizing this upgraded integration, Wombat users can connect to Square in just a few minutes by following a few simple steps. Wombat connects ecommerce storefronts to all of their missio...

  • Check out 5 key shipping insights from our friends @71lbs

    5 Key Insights for Ecommerce Merchants

    spreecommerce.com 29 Oct '14, 3pm

    71 lbs serves thousands of customers, including many ecommerce merchants. Ecommerce is a very active and interesting category for us, as shipping connects the end consumer with the merchant. Many years of industry leadership have allowed us to gather important insights about ecommerce...

  • GoDaddy: Harnessing Open Source to Serve Small Businesses Globally

    spreecommerce.com 25 Oct '14, 4am

    Michael Tucker is a 12-year veteran in solving technical problems by any means necessary. From small consultant firm to large tech corporation, from Microsoft platforms to open source solutions, he works with the right tools and seeks the right talent for the problem at hand, without ...

  • The Pros and Cons of Fixed-Price Projects

    spreecommerce.com 11 Oct '14, 4pm

    BuildRX is a development team that builds custom apps and websites for really awesome brands. Their clients include: Universal Music, Juicy Couture, Swarovski, Scion, the San Francisco 49ers and many more. BuildRX is a Spree Commerce Certified Partner . Over the past six years that ou...

  • 2.4.0.rc2 Released

    spreecommerce.com 10 Oct '14, 1pm

    Spree has issued new 2.4.0.rc2 & 2.3.4 releases which are available now! The 2.3.4 release fixes a regression that allowed certain orders to transition to a complete state without completed payment. It is recommended to update soon as possible if you’re on the 2.3.x gem series. You ca...

  • 2.3.3 Released

    spreecommerce.com 20 Sep '14, 7am

    Spree has issued new 2.3.3, 2.2.6, and 2.1.9 releases which are available now! These releases are primarily all focused on bug fixes. If you are upgrading to Rails 4.1.6 or 4.0.10 please make sure to update to these latest releases, which resolve regressions caused by the mail gem dep...

    1. Ruby 2.0.0-p576 is released ruby-lang.org 19 Sep '14, 10am
  • The State of Extensions 2014

    spreecommerce.com 15 Sep '14, 6pm

    Providing a more centralized location to find Spree extensions, and a way for people to share their extensions is a big deal. We’ve seen lots of people trying to tackle the same problems, and releasing their own versions of extensions that never get found. This causes people to reinve...

  • .@BitPay makes #bitcoin options easy for Spree users! Find out more here:

    Bitcoin Available for

    spreecommerce.com 04 Sep '14, 2pm

    Easy Bitcoin Options For Spree Commerce Clients Julia Patterson is a Merchant Specialist at BitPay - the world’s leading bitcoin payment processor. She got involved with bitcoin in 2012 and has enjoyed helping businesses embrace the technology. We are proud to announce that we’ve buil...

  • 2.3.2 Released

    spreecommerce.com 29 Aug '14, 7pm

    Spree has issued new 2.3.2, 2.2.5, 2.1.8, and 2.0.12 releases which are available now! These releases are primarily all focused on bug fixes. Version 2.3.2 has also received many API improvements as well. You can review the Github Compare for a complete list of 2.3.x changes. You can ...

  • Red Badger, Spree Commerce Meetup

    spreecommerce.com 29 Aug '14, 12pm

    Red Badger to Host Spree Commerce Meetup in London After a successful debut of the London Spree Commerce User Group this past May, plans were quickly set in motion for the sequel. Now, the time is here to make your arrangements and attend Red Badger’s September 3rd Meetup! The night w...

  • Take a look into the many payment options provided by Spree:

    Payment Gateways Supported by

    spreecommerce.com 10 Aug '14, 5pm

    Exploring the Payment Gateways Supported by Spree Any merchant who ventures to mount his or her store online will inevitably have to choose which payment collection methods to implement. It is important to users that they have different payment options to choose from, so they can sele...

  • Introducing SugarCRM for Wombat

    spreecommerce.com 09 Aug '14, 8pm

    Introducing SugarCRM for Wombat SugarCRM is a popular tool for companies that demand a robust customer relationship management solution that’s also easy to use. SugarCRM lets you track relevant information on your clients, from purchase history to sales call notes, all through an easy...

  • 2.3.0 Released

    spreecommerce.com 08 Aug '14, 4pm

    Posted on June 30, 2014 by Ryan Bigg Spree 2.3’s large changes include Rails 4.1 support, better preferences storage, better support for multi-store, and better guest user tracking. There have been 700 commits by 97 contributers to bring us to Spree 2.3, and we are excited to release ...

  • #bonobos & #combatgent have gone brick and mortar. is this an #ecommerce trend that’s here to stay?

    From online to offline. A new trend in E-Commmerce?

    spreecommerce.com 24 Jul '14, 6pm

    E-Commerce Powers are Branching Offline. Is this Trend Here to Stay? It is no secret that e-commerce is bringing down many traditional in-store retailers, or at the very least, making them adjust their business model to incorporate online sales. Why then, are more and more e-commerce ...

  • ShopSpree a #ios app for Spree is available! Many thanks to our friends @the_vinsol

    ShopSpree: An iOS App for

    spreecommerce.com 23 Jul '14, 8pm

    Introducing ShopSpree: An iOS App for Spree Commerce The preferences of shoppers have changed globally. Today, consumers prefer shopping in the most convenient ways: anywhere, anytime and on the move. This changing landscape has given birth to the world of mobile and applications. The...

  • Sad to see @ryanbigg go after a great three-year run w/ Spree. Thanks for everything!

    Farewell Ryan Bigg

    spreecommerce.com 21 Jul '14, 8pm

    Next month we will be saying farewell to our good friend and long time Community Manager, Ryan Bigg. Ryan has been the Spree Community Manager for almost three years now having joined Spree back in November 2011 . Ryan was working on a Spree store for his former employer when we appro...

  • and Affirm: Consumer Financing

    spreecommerce.com 15 Jul '14, 7pm

    Spree Commerce and Affirm Meetup in San Francisco The Meetup On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Spree Commerce and Affirm will be linking up in San Francisco to host the featured meetup, "Spree & Affirm Consumer Financing: Increasing revenue, decreasing costs for modern merchants.” The even...

  • The Largest Multi-Tenant Deployment of Spree

    The Largest Multi-Tenant Deployment of

    spreecommerce.com 02 Jul '14, 11pm

    Spree Commerce and GoDaddy: The Largest Multi-Tenant Deployment of Spree GoDaddy Online Store is taking Spree to altogether new dimensions of scalability and user experience, as one of the largest multi-tenant deployments of Spree. We plan to scale Spree to a huge number of hosted sto...

  • Why Site Search and Navigation Matter

    spreecommerce.com 29 Jun '14, 7pm

    A lot of online retailers, and large businesses alike, think that by driving more traffic to their site, they are guaranteed to increase conversion. And while that might have once been the case, shoppers have more options than ever online and just by getting them TO your site, you are...

  • Wombat was created by developers, for developers. Check out our top 5 reasons why wombat makes life easy for devs:

    Top 5 Reasons Why Wombat Makes Life Easy for Developers

    spreecommerce.com 27 Jun '14, 1pm

    Top 5 Reasons Why Wombat Makes Life Easy for Developers We have recently announced the launch of Wombat , and we are excited for all the new features our automated e-commerce solution will now provide! Wombat was created by developers, for developers, with the goal of making back-end ...

  • Always have a great time when @RailsGirlsDC visit the office. Looking forward to our next #spreemeetup!

    Rails Girls DC Back at Spree Headquarters

    spreecommerce.com 22 Jun '14, 3pm

    Rails Girls Welcomed Back to Spree Headquarters For the second time in 2014, Spree Commerce co-hosted a Meetup with Rails Girls DC at our DC-area headquarters. Rails Girls was founded on a mission to give tools and a strong community for women to better understand technology, and help...