Customer Testimonial Extension for Spree Commerce

As a potential customer of an ecommerce store, a big assurance and confidence boost for me is to see testimonials from existing customers. If you want to add this capability to your Spree store, there is help available. We extracted a customer testimonial or quote management extension from one of our projects recently and open sourced it. Here is the github link to the SpreeCommerce Customer Testimonial extension The extension provides the functionality to receive testimonials from customers. It also allows the store owner to submit testimonials on behalf of customers. The store owner also has the capability to moderate testimonials submitted by customers and mark them…

Vinsol is a Choice for Transforming The Software of Your Company!

At Vinsol, we consider ourselves pioneers instead of simple coders. This sets us apart from our competitors because it drives how we approach problem solving. With an extensive team of talented Ruby on Rails, iOS and Android developers, Vinsol can provide solutions that range from a few dedicated iOS resources to complete, end-to-end project implementations. We understand that every client is different and so, too, are their needs. This awareness in combination with our methodical approach has allowed us to satisfy clients in North America, Europe, Australia, Africa and Asia for over well over a decade. We are delighted to announce that for the second year in…

Compiling native libraries for Android L

Preparing your app for Android L ? While using native executables in our existing Android apps we observed that those executables were no more working with Android L. We came to know that Android has introduced one more security feature starting from Android L i.e Executable must be PIE (Position independent executable). To compile a library adhering to above security feature you just need to follow these steps: Set following LDFLAGS or linker flags : -pie -fPIE Add –with-pic option while configuring the library. Some libraries might use different configure options to compile the code with PIC (Position Independent Code) so to check all available configure options for…

Bubble Validations

We were developing a Content Management System which is composed of different components, with each component having dependency on other components in the hierarchy. Our CMS has the following structure : Site has_many pages Page has_many sections Section has_many embedded_modules EmbeddedModule has_many elements Problem Statement For any component to be publishable, we need to ensure that not only a particular component, but also its descendants(children) should satisfy the criteria of publishability. In our case a Page could be publishable, if all sections belonging to it were publishable. A section would be publishable if all embedded modules belonging to it were publishable. A EmbeddedModule would be publishable if…

Spree Loyalty Points Extension

Most online stores thrive on customer satisfaction and their loyalty towards their stores. In order to improve the long term relationship with the customers and earn their loyalty, stores come up with different ideas to keep customers engaged. One such idea is to award loyalty points to the customer based on their purchases. These awarded points can be used by customers as a discount in their future purchases. Understanding the need, we recently published this new extension “Spree Loyalty Points” which adds the loyalty points functionality into the existing e-commerce system. With this extension a new payment method gets quickly added to Spree e-commerce stores. It also…