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Building for Developer Success with Shopify’s Newest APIs

Building for Developer Success with Shopify’s Newest APIs

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Our developers are constantly building new apps to help enhance merchants' businesses. And since every great builder needs a great set of tools, we want to equip our community with everything they need to bring their wildest app ideas to life.

Today, we’re proud to introduce Shopify’s newest APIs — launched to help you pave the road for entrepreneurial success.

In this article, you will learn about:

  • Several of our newest APIs.
  • The new features and capabilities each API provides.
  • How to get started using each API.

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Custom Storefronts — Building Commerce Anywhere

Custom Storefronts — Building Commerce Anywhere

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With the introduction of our Custom Storefront development kit, developers can now create unique buying experiences on practically any interface — on web, mobile, in-game, and much more. With Shopify’s software development kits, you can think outside the online store.

In this article, you will learn:

  • How to access the Storefront API.
  • About the JavaScript Buy and Mobile Buy SDKs.
  • How the Unity Buy SDK works to make commerce better for game developers.

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Expert Advice on How to 10x App Support

Expert Advice on How to 10x App Support

app support

As your app grows in popularity, so can your queue of support requests. Thankfully, there are strategies you can employ to help not only manage an increase in support, but 10x the overall support experience for merchants.

Based on a Unite 2017 panel discussion, we’ve summarized the best advice from some of the most successful app developers on the platform, and provided tips on how to implement their advice.

In this article, you’ll learn: 

  • How to add automations to your support process.
  • How to proactively prepare for large influxes of support requests.
  • How to structure support teams to create a sense of product ownership.

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How to Brand Your Shopify App to Earn More in the App Store

How to Brand Your Shopify App to Earn More in the App Store

Brand your Shopify app

How can you get merchants to understand, and ultimately choose your app? One of the worst situations to be in is to have an amazing product—but no one understands what it does. The fastest and most effective way to win over merchants browsing the Shopify App Store is through clear and differentiated branding that resonates with them.

In this post you will learn:

  • How to captivate and win over your ideal audience
  • How to choose the name, colors, and imagery associated with your app
  • Examples of successful apps with great branding to inspire you

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      How to Get the Most Out of Shopify’s New Design System Polaris

      How to Get the Most Out of Shopify’s New Design System Polaris

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      This May, we’ll be updating the look and feel of Shopify. We've developed Polaris — a design system and north star to guide Shopify design principles. Polaris is not just our design system — it’s built to be used by Shopify Partners, so that you can build experiences that look and feel like they were designed by the same team.

      In this article you will learn how Polaris can help you:

      • Leverage the knowledge and principles of Shopify designers.
      • Adopt the best voice and tone for communicating with merchants.
      • Seamlessly integrate your user experience with the rest of Shopify.
      • Use languages that help you build for the long term.
      • Build app interfaces fast and more efficiently.

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      How to Increase User Retention Throughout the App Usage Lifecycle

      How to Increase User Retention Throughout the App Usage Lifecycle

      App user retention

      You may be successful getting merchants to install your app for a free trial, but if you’re not able to convert them to paid users, you’ll find yourself without a healthy app user base.

      By looking at the lifecycle of how users interact with your app, and the times when they’re most likely to churn, this article shares strategies on how to retain active app users so you can continue to grow your app business.

      In this article, you’ll learn:

      • How to find a pricing model that fits your business model.
      • How to encourage user engagement with your app a few days after installation.
      • How to nurture your user base through different stages of app usage.

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      How to Make the Most of Shopify's New Price Rules API

      How to Make the Most of Shopify's New Price Rules API

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      Discount codes are a powerful incentive for shopping, upsells, customer loyalty, and more. That's why we’ve officially launched our Price Rules API, giving app developers who create marketing, sales, and loyalty program apps the extra fire power needed to help merchants succeed.

      We’ve taken the best parts of the old Discounts API and added new and flexible pricing rules to better suit different business types and app objectives.

      In this article you will learn:

      • The new types of pricing rules you can implement.
      • Examples of how the Price Rules API can be used in an app.
      • Where and how to access this new API and its support documentation.

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      How to Use Polaris to Build an App UI in HTML or React

      How to Use Polaris to Build an App UI in HTML or React

      Use Polaris to build an app UI

      Shopify’s design system and user interface kit, Polaris, was released at Unite 2017, to help make it faster and more efficient for developers to create beautiful user interfaces that are consistent with the look and feel of the Shopify ecosystem.

      To help you get started on building app UIs, we’ve created a tutorial that takes you through how to create a sample app interface, using either HTML and CSS, or React.

      In this article, you’ll learn:

      • How to navigate Polaris to find the components you need.
      • How to create a basic app UI using HTML/CSS components.
      • How to create a basic app UI using React.
      • How to create your own components in React.

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      How to Use Shopify's Android Buy SDK to Build Commerce into Mobile Apps

      How to Use Shopify's Android Buy SDK to Build Commerce into Mobile Apps

      Shopify Android Buy SDK

      Mobile commerce is growing rapidly. With more and more online shopping happening on phones, and knowing that a large percentage of the world is on Android devices, being able to embed a Shopify store directly into an Android mobile app can be a great leg-up for you and your clients.

      Recently re-launched, our Android Buy SDK uses our new GraphQL Storefront API to make the embedding process even easier. In addition, you’ll also be able to setup an Android Pay Cart for Android Pay users.

      In this article, you’ll learn:

      • What’s available in the Android Buy SDK library.
      • How to generate a Shopify Mobile App API Key.
      • How to surface products and collections in your app.
      • How to set up a web checkout or Android Pay Cart.

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      Introducing Shopify’s Draft Orders API

      Introducing Shopify’s Draft Orders API

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      To help developers build apps merchants want, the Shopify Apps Team is opening a beta for the new Draft Orders API to our partner and developer community

      It’s important that our community be part of the API process. With this in mind, we’ve made the beta fully accessible to all developers within the Shopify Ecosystem.

      In this article, you'll learn:

      • Why draft orders are important for merchants.
      • What developers can build with the help of this API.
      • How to access the Draft Orders API.

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