An update on Shopify Unite and lots of developer goodness. 
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Karl Says

Shopify Unite 2019 was my first and only in-person Unite. It's amazing how much the world has changed in just three years.

News & Articles

Reimagining Shopify Unite
Shopify Unite, our annual developer conference, is evolving. Instead of one event, limited to one location, centered around one moment in time, we’re branching out and creating more opportunities to meet under an umbrella of Shopify Unite events.
The Modern JavaScript Tutorial
The Modern JavaScript Tutorial shows how it's done now. From the basics to advanced topics with simple, but detailed explanations.
Create a Marketplace in Less than 8 Minutes with Shopify’s Marketplace Kit
Marketplace Kit enables you to use Shopify's commerce features and connects your platform to millions of merchants and their products. Marketplace Kit allows you to start building a marketplace whether you have an existing platform or not. The world’s most innovative brands, such as Meta, TikTok, and Pinterest, have used Marketplace Kit to add commerce to their platforms.
Intro to Building on Shopify Workshop
Learn the basics of building on Shopify from Apps, and Themes, to Custom Storefronts and how they use popular open-source technologies such as React, Liquid, and GraphQL.
Transferring development stores to clients
After you finish working on a development store for a client, the next step is usually to transfer ownership of the store to them. After you transfer ownership of a development store, the store appears on the Stores page in your Partner Dashboard under the Managed tab.
Are memberships the new loyalty program?
According to a recent McKinsey study, members of paid loyalty programs are 60% more likely to spend more on the brand after subscribing. If your client is looking for a way to boost high margin revenue and create a VIP class of customers, check out Conjured Memberships. Built by devs, for devs.

Code & Tools

How to Make a Shopify API Request
You can make authenticated requests to the REST Admin API or the GraphQL Admin API using the API access tokens that are generated when your app is installed on the store. This guide shows how to use the access token to make a GraphQL Admin API request using a Curl Command and ThunderClient.
Appwrite - A complete Open-Source backend solution for your App
Appwrite is an end-to-end backend server for Web, Mobile, Native, or Backend apps packaged as a set of Docker microservices. Appwrite abstracts the complexity and repetitiveness required to build a modern backend API from scratch and allows you to build secure apps faster.
Shopify Invests in Research for Ruby at Scale
Shopify is continuing to invest on Ruby on Rails at scale. We’ve taken that further recently by funding high-profile academics to focus their work towards Ruby and the needs of the Ruby community. Over the past year we have given nearly half a million dollars in gifts to influential researchers that we trust to make a significant impact on the Ruby community for the long term.


There is nothing new under the sun. At least, not this week.


What if you could turn back time? - May 24th
We'll be discussing how to keep your store secure, the need (and want) for that 'magic undo button' and how you can safely test, trial and update your store (even during the busiest season) and never worry about losing sales or momentum.


Teifi Digital - Sr. eCommerce Expert Vancouver, BC Hybrid
Lead the planning, design, and configuring of enterprise eCommerce solutions along with our project management team based on client requirements and industry best practices.
Enavi - Full Stack Shopify App Developer, US Remote
Become part of a small growing Shopify development and CRO agency. If you are looking for an opportunity to learn, collaborate, and create solutions you've found the right job. We are looking for a Full Stack Shopify App Developer who will be responsible for working with custom apps. The first project you will be working on is a custom subscription app
Maestrooo - Support specialist (junior position, remote)
Maestrooo is the leading Theme company on Shopify. Our themes are used by tens of thousands of merchants every year, ranging from bootstrappers to large companies, who take advantage of our beautiful design, stable code, and outstanding support. In order to cope with the constantly increasing support load, we are looking for a new support staff member who will help us to grow in a sane way.
Pivofy - Director of Operation US - Midwest (Remote) / Full Time
Pivofy is a Chicago-based boutique agency specialized in implementing end-to-end eCommerce solutions for DTC and B2B eCommerce companies. We build functional, state of the art, high-performing and results-driven eCommerce websites. We're considered leading Shopify & eCommerce industry experts but, above all, we take pride in our reputation as ethical and decent humans. We care about and appreciate our hard-working team members, and prioritize transparency and a work/life balance.

Tip of the Week

How to get the minimum product price for available variants only

Sometimes you need to determine the minimum price for a product with multiple variants.

Here's a simple solution using Liquid by Joesideas from the community forums

﹛% assign lowest_price = product.first_available_variant.price %﹜

﹛% for variant in product.variants %﹜
 ﹛% if variant.available %﹜
  ﹛% if variant.price < lowest_price %﹜
   ﹛% assign lowest_price = variant.price %﹜
  ﹛% endif %﹜
 ﹛% endif %﹜
﹛% endfor %﹜

Lowest price: ﹛﹛ lowest_price ﹜﹜