Why Shopify’s Release of Slate v1 Matters for the E-commerce Marketplace

With diverse customization options, ease of use, sensible pricing and security, Shopify is poised to corner the market on creative, small-scale shops.

In the world of e-commerce, very few names ring louder for clients than Shopify, a platform devoted to ease of use for its customers and simplicity of theme creation for its developer base. Last year, the Shopify team released Slate, an open-source developer toolkit designed to improve the experience of creating custom themes.

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Despite initial release issues, Slate provided developers with a CLI in which to efficiently build on today’s fastest growing e-commerce platform. After a year of listening intently to the development community, Shopify has released Slate v1, a newly redesigned toolkit that helps reduce coding errors and improve the developer experience.

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Written by on June 28th, 2018 in Insight