OTTAWA, Aug. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gadget, the developer productivity platform company, today announced Connections, a major new feature that gives app developers access to building blocks that allow them to create and scale e-commerce applications in a fraction of the time. the time, at a fraction of the cost. The first login, aimed at developers building Shopify apps, is generally available today, and more logins will be added in the coming months.
“With Connections, developers can now skip the laborious task of building their own e-commerce API integrations. Rather than getting bogged down in weeks of menial, boilerplate work, Gadget developers can instantly connect to the ‘one of 1.7 million Shopify stores, without any code,’ said Harry Brundage, co-founder and CEO of Gadget.
Last year, Shopify, the largest e-commerce platform in the United States, saw its ecosystem of partners generate $32 billion in revenue, a 45% increase over the previous year. As e-commerce continues to grow rapidly and more brands expand online, businesses are increasingly finding that they can no longer simply rely on out-of-the-box functionality from e-commerce vendors. like Shopify.
In order to stand out and give their shoppers the best shopping experiences, brands are spending more time and money building e-commerce apps that personalize their storefront and the features that power them. However, building e-commerce software presents a unique set of challenges that need to be addressed carefully. In addition to the myriad of technologies and APIs needed to build a good application, developers must also consider e-commerce specific challenges, such as performance and scalability, data storage requirements, and security issues. additional security that comes into effect when processing financial transactions.
Gadget solves this problem by equipping developers with a set of all the necessary tools to get the job done quickly and cheaply in one place and Connections comes with best practices built-in. Developers can now skip weeks of tedious work and connect their apps to e-commerce platforms with just a few clicks, granting them instant API access to millions of online stores across a variety of e-commerce platforms.
“Using Gadget Connections is at least 4-5x faster than manually setting up an app. Time that would normally be spent making the project efficient, secure and scalable is saved,” said Simon Barnes, Director technical and partner at Made and Bound.
Gadget is built to scale, allowing developers to release their apps with confidence knowing it can handle any volume of data from day one.
Gadget, founded by former Shopify tech executives, is a developer productivity company that helps rid e-commerce developers of endless boilerplate and busywork so they can create better software, faster. The full serverless stack allows e-commerce developers to seamlessly mix their code with Gadget’s custom building blocks, and with its highly integrated experience, Gadget gives e-commerce developers their time so they can focus on the work of the highest value. The company is backed by Sequoia Capital and Bessemer Venture Partners. For more information, visit https://gadget.dev or follow @gadget_dev.
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