LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - May 13, 2014) - Spree Commerce, the company powering the technology behind the best storefronts, announced today that they are joining Red Badger for the first meeting of the London Spree Commerce User Group Meetup. It will take place at Red Badger's office, which is located at 12 Mallow Street, London, EC1Y 8RQ, and begin at 7 PM GMT tonight.
In addition to an introduction to Spree Commerce, attendees will hear about how a Spree-powered store was built in just two days and from Spree client Surfdome about their experience re-platforming their e-commerce storefront. The agenda is as follows:
- Josh Resnik, COO, Spree Commerce: Will discuss e-commerce's future, including the need for modern technology in storefront development.
- Joe Simms, CTO, Surfdome: Will share Surfdome's future roadmap and strategic priorities.
- Cain Ullah and David Wynne, Founders, Red Badger: Will provide an overview of how they built their first e-commerce store using Spree during a weekend hackathon in March.
- Peter Berkenbosch, Developer, Spree Commerce: Will take attendees behind the scenes, highlighting how the code base is structured, the core concepts of the Spree Commerce hub and what's in development.
In addition to highlighting Spree technology's capabilities for attendees' e-commerce needs, this meetup will be an opportunity for attendees to discuss collaborating on the platform. The first of many meetups that Spree will be involved in, future ones will include live demos, projects that have been completed and the opportunity for attendees to share their own stories.
More than 45,000 retailers throughout 100 countries have chosen Spree to power their online business. According to Github, the largest open source repository worldwide, Spree is one of the most widely used open source technologies in the world with more than 500 developers submitting more than 11,000+ contributions to the platform.
To register for the London Spree Commerce User Group Meetup, please visit: http://www.meetup.com/London-Spree-Commerce-User-Group/events/171537642/. The meetup will also be live streamed here: https://plus.google.com/events/corervm8pmcjg9r135l2dvas0vk.
About Spree Commerce
At Spree Commerce, our mission is to empower the world's sellers. Spree Commerce began as an open source e-commerce platform in 2008. The modular platform allows for easy customizations and upgrades so developers and storeowners can configure it for their specific needs. Spree Commerce's vibrant, international community has been an important factor in the company's success. More than 500 developers have contributed to the Spree® platform, and it is now one of the top open source projects in the world. In 2013, the company launched the Spree Commerce hub. The hub automates back-end operations for storefronts using any platform, not just Spree® software, including stores operated by some of the world's largest e-commerce retailers