Shopify App Development: Is It Possible to Build an E-commerce App in 24 Hours at Hackathon?
How often do you shop online? When making an order on Amazon, Asos, Ebay or any other online marketplace you are participating in a huge e-commerce ecosystem. Shopify is a world-class e-commerce platform that helps sellers sell their products more efficiently online, on social media, or in person and makes it easier for buyers to find them. E-commerce is one of MOC’s primary fields of expertise. Our masters are experienced in Shopify app development, and we are a technology partner of the application presented at the official Shopify store. Our Shopify developers have a lot of knowledge on Shopify app development to share, that’s why we have initiated an e-commerce hackathon, to share this knowledge on Shopify app development.
The participants of the event had their ideas for a functional online store, 24 hours for their implementation and mentor support. The hackathon winners were chosen collectively by taking into account if a presented app is useful, complex and the completeness of the project, as well as the independence of the team. Meet the winners!
The CamelCase team
The Twisters team
The Shopaholics team took third place. The Shopaholics knows how sometimes to save somewhere a liked product, that’s why they created the “Wish List” feature. As an example, the team used the watches catalog in order to demonstrate how to add a product to the list, how to remove them from there and how to send the list to email via the integrated function. The catalog is being taken on the backend side via Shopify API and displays via indexes. In general, the project is an embedded-application for the Shopify platform. It’s function is based on MVC (Model-View-Controller) written on Ruby on Rails and ShopifyLiquid. In order to encourage buyers, Shopaholics also implemented the ability to set up discounts on selected goods. E-commerce hackathon was their first experience in relation to Shopify app development and attending such events.
The Shopaholics team
The Bay Team was awarded the audience’s prize. The team had an ambitious goal — to popularize Shopify among Ukrainian entrepreneurs by adding to the list of carriers the local logistics company “New Post”. Bay Team managed to deal with the legal basis of such service, linked Nova Poshta API to Shopify API, but unfortunately they didn’t have enough time to finish the project.
Master of Code Team of Shopify Developers
Here at Master of Code, we have a team of experienced Shopify developers which would be glad to provide high-quality e-commerce or Shopify app development with any kind of integration for your online business.
Originally published at Master of Code Global.