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Learn to Build Apps for In-Person Sales Using Shopify's POS App SDK

Learn to Build Apps for In-Person Sales Using Shopify's POS App SDK

Learn to build apps using Shopify POS App SDK

Shopify merchants rely on Shopify POS for selling in-store, at pop-up locations, and on the go. Using our Shopify POS App SDK, app developers can build useful tools that embed directly within the POS sales experience. Josh Brown, developer advocate at Shopify, takes you step-by-step through this process.

In this article you'll learn how to:

  • Get your Shopify Partner account set up and generate an API Key.
  • Determine which part of the POS experience makes sense for your app.
  • Initialize the POS App SDK.
  • Program app functions.

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The 2017 Shopify Commerce Awards — Apps and Development Honorable Mentions

The 2017 Shopify Commerce Awards — Apps and Development Honorable Mentions

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Back in March, we announced the winners and the honorable mentions of the 2017 Shopify Commerce Awards. We celebrated four developers who brought home top prizes in their categories for the excellent work they had done in building product extensions with our tools and resources. But we couldn't stop there.

Today, we're pleased to announce the app and development honorable mentions of the 2017 Shopify Commerce Awards.

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The Essential List of Resources for Shopify App Development

The Essential List of Resources for Shopify App Development

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Whether you’re building a Shopify app for the first time, or you’re an experienced developer looking to grow your business, there are guides, blog posts, webinars, and documentation that can help you along the way.

We've rounded up a list of great Shopify app development resources that will help you through various stages of your app development journey.

Some topics include:

  • Shopify app building tutorials
  • Information on APIs
  • Front end development
  • Launching and marketing your app
  • Customer service

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Three Types of Trending Apps in 2017 and What You Can Learn for 2018

Three Types of Trending Apps in 2017 and What You Can Learn for 2018

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Is your New Year’s resolution is to build the next top app in the Shopify App Store? Given that we frequently see newcomer apps climb the ranks to a top spot, with the right idea and design, your 2018 goal could certainly be achievable!

To put you on the right track for your 2018 app build, we took a look at the top new apps released in 2017, and found a few trends and commonalities. We’ve outlined these trends for you, as well as why these were successful trends to follow.

In this article you’ll learn:

  • What new app trends existed in the Shopify App Store in 2017.
  • How successful app developers found new approaches to existing problems.
  • How to approach current merchant pain points to create new value.

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Top 10 Podcasts for App Developers

Top 10 Podcasts for App Developers

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With podcasts growing in popularity, many experienced members of the app development community have turned to this medium to share their expertise and discuss their craft.

Whether you’re looking to learn more about how to build with a popular programming language or hear someone else’s take on iteration, we’ve compiled a list of 10 must-listen podcasts that cover a broad section of app development topics.

In the article you’ll learn:

  • What podcasts to tune-into to learn more about uses for React, Angular, and Ruby.
  • What podcasts discuss advice on founding an app and scaling it.
  • What podcasts cover the latest software and programming trends

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Vue.js Tutorial — A Guide on Prototyping Web Apps

Vue.js Tutorial — A Guide on Prototyping Web Apps

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Since its release in 2014, Vue.js has quickly become one of the most popular open source frameworks on GitHub. Often compared to other JavaScript frameworks, like React and Angular, Vue is known for being lightweight, quick, and easy to get started with.

To help you understand what makes this framework popular, and how you can use it if you need to quickly whip-up a web app prototype, we’ve created a tutorial that will teach you how to build an app front end that’s simple and functional.

In this article, you’ll learn:

  • The history behind Vue.js.
  • How to create a basic app UI using Vue.js starter packs.
  • How to build functional components for your app.

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What App Developers Need to Know About GDPR

What App Developers Need to Know About GDPR

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As an app developer building on Shopify, you've always been expected to conduct your business in a transparent and ethical way. But with GDPR coming into effect tomorrow, we want to help you take steps to assure merchants your apps are GDPR compliant.

In this article, you'll learn:

  • What GDPR is, and how it impacts app developers
  • How to stay GDPR compliant on the Shopify Platform
  • Steps to prepare your app for these new regulations

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What is Gamification? How to Encourage Engagement in Your Shopify App

What is Gamification? How to Encourage Engagement in Your Shopify App

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With everyone looking to add a little more fun to their lives, gamification has been a hot topic over the past few years. Although you may commonly associate gamification with wellness and learning apps, they’re a great tool for encouraging app usage and education in Shopify apps as well.

By focusing on setting challenges, acknowledging actions, and showing app users how they compare against their peers, we’ll show you how you can make a merchant’s experience with your app more enjoyable and effective.

In this article, you’ll learn:

  • How gamification can be used to get merchants more engaged with your app.
  • How to create journeys and goal tracking for merchants.
  • How to apply leaderboards and progress badges.

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What the Most Successful Apps Launched in 2016 Can Teach You for 2017

What the Most Successful Apps Launched in 2016 Can Teach You for 2017

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For the Shopify app development community, 2016 was a great year. We witnessed several high quality apps launch, more merchant needs fulfilled through apps, and more developers contributing to the app store for the first time.

We took a look back at the apps launched last year and noticed some commonalities between our most installed apps, which we'll share with you in this article.

You'll also learn:

  • How to best leverage your visual assets
  • The value of offering free trials
  • Why you should put merchant needs first

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