Can you imagine that our Rails digest celebrates one year! On February 5 in 2018 we started our (weekly at first) regular issues with the most interesting Rails/Ruby projects on GitHub. Now it transformed into monthly trending Ruby on Rails repositories digest and can deliver more of interesting tools and solutions for your use. What can be more awesome than a chance to do less work with better performance? This time, on February 13 of 2019, you will read about e-commerce solutions, Rails security, row sorting library, testing Rails engines and other great RoR projects on GitHub!
Recently we presented you the list of UX design requirements which should be met on different levels. And today we’ll talk about the process that users go through to reach purchase. More precisely – E-commerce funnel explained.
Earlier we wrote about Horizontal and vertical types of online marketplace platforms. But in recent years we encountered with a new platform type – global one (like eBay). Let’s compare the three types of marketplace platforms: Horizontal vs. Vertical vs. Global.
If you run a business or just thinking of a startup, you should know that depending on a service you will provide, a payment getaway is a must! This could be an online marketplace, web or mobile app – any kind of product that interacts with the user! In this material, we’ll explain you why you need a payment gateway and how to select a payment gateway for your business.
At the beginning of 2018, we have made a comparative list of 7 Sharetribe alternatives you can use to create an online marketplace. Since that time we received many comments and letters about other alternatives we didn’t include in our previous issue. We’re going to fix this situation in our ‘New Sharetribe alternatives for 2018’. Additionally, some things changed for the last year contestants. So we’ll also tell a bit about those changes.