Shopify Partner-friendly Apps August 31, 2016 Shopify Partner-friendly Apps
Shopify recently announced they’ve put together a list of partner-friendly apps that allow free testing within development stores. These apps allow you to try out apps in a development store without any upfront costs. Why this is great for Shopify... read more
Best Seller Insights Is Launched June 14, 2016 Best Seller Insights Is Launched
I’m pleased to announce my Shopify App, Best Seller Insights, is now officially launched! It’s been a long journey to get here, spanning just over 6 months. There have been many lessons learned along the way. Best Seller Insights App Launch Sale read more
5 Shopify App Onboarding Tips May 27, 2016 5 Shopify App Onboarding Tips
I’m excited to announce that I just submitted my Shopify app, Best Seller Insights, for final review! Once approved, my app will be listed in the Shopify app store here, without the ominous Shopify beta app warning. Over the past few weeks, in preparation... read more
Best Seller Insights is Published for Beta April 22, 2016 Best Seller Insights is Published for Beta
My new app, Best Seller Insights, is now approved and published for Beta testing in the Shopify app store. It has been an incredible journey these past few months building this app and learning the ins and outs of the Shopify app ecosystem. In this... read more
Best Seller Insights - The Final Countdown March 24, 2016 Best Seller Insights - The Final Countdown
The launch of my Best Seller Insights app is fast approaching. I am planning to submit my app for review to Shopify sometime next week. When I initially set out to build this app, I set an arbitrary deadline of 2 months, which would have been a launch... read more
Storing Shopify App Data in Metafields March 10, 2016 Storing Shopify App Data in Metafields
When developing a Shopify app, it’s important to determine the best strategy for storing and retrieving app data within a theme. The decision of where to store a Shopify app’s data will influence the overall data management strategy for an app. In... read more
Shopify Embedded App User Interface Options February 12, 2016 Shopify Embedded App User Interface Options
The Shopify Embedded App SDK provides a way for Shopify apps to be placed seamlessly within the Shopify admin section. In this post, I’ll walk you through the various Shopify Embedded App user interface options with examples of how they work. We... read more
Working With Shopify Data Using Postgres JSONB January 29, 2016 Working With Shopify Data Using Postgres JSONB
My focus this week is on the best way to store and manage data for my upcoming Best-Sellers Shopify app. Shopify uses JSON to transport data to and from the Shopify API. My go to database these days is Postgres, which also has some great tools for... read more
A Day in the Life of a Shopify Order January 22, 2016 A Day in the Life of a Shopify Order
This week’s post is all about what goes on behind-the-scenes when changes are made over the lifetime of a Shopify Order. The Shopify Order docs give a great overview of the types of operations that can be performed on a Shopify Order. However, for... read more